Climate Justice

Why we must include our comunidad in the growing green economy: clean energy jobs, lower energy costs, and a healthier climate future

I recently had the honor of visiting the White House during Earth Month and participating in the Roundtable on Latino Economic Empowerment Through Climate Action. The roundtable discussed the historic (in scope and size) number of clean energy investments being made into the U.S. economy right now, and how our Latine communities can be part […]

Why we must include our comunidad in the growing green economy: clean energy jobs, lower energy costs, and a healthier climate future Read More »

Congressional Letter Latest to Support Review of LNG Exports & Urge DOE to Incorporate Key Issues into Public Interest Determination

Groups Show Support For Members Of Congress Speaking Out Against Fossil Fuel Interests – Lead by Sierra Club May 7, 2024 Contact Shannon Van Hoesen, shannon.vanhoesen@sierraclub.org Washington, DC — Today, more than 70 members of Congress sent a letter to President Biden and Secretary Granholm thanking them for pausing the approval of applications for new liquefied methane gas (LNG) exports while

Congressional Letter Latest to Support Review of LNG Exports & Urge DOE to Incorporate Key Issues into Public Interest Determination Read More »

LCV and Chispa Celebrate Biden-Harris Administration Earth Day Announcements

Washington, D.C. — In response today’s speech from President Biden in Virginia to announce the $7 billion in funding for Solar for All grant recipients and new announcements expanding the American Climate Corps, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Chispa, and Chispa Nevada released the following statements: “President Biden has done more than any president

LCV and Chispa Celebrate Biden-Harris Administration Earth Day Announcements Read More »

Chispa LCV Celebrates Earth Week 2024 with joy and continued efforts

For Immediate Release April 16, 2024 Contact: Elena Gaona | egaona@lcv.org | 202-907-9717 Washington, D.C. – Chispa LCV is celebrating Earth Week with joyful family events honoring Latine work for the environment this week, as well as highlighting continued and critical fights for clean water, air and land. “As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re

Chispa LCV Celebrates Earth Week 2024 with joy and continued efforts Read More »

LCV and Chispa Texas Statements on EPA’s Final HON Rule

Washington, D.C. — In response to EPA’s final rule on Hazardous Organics National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (HON) announced today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released the following statements: “The Biden-Harris administration has once again taken important steps to cut pollution that unfairly burdens fenceline communities across the country, especially those in the

LCV and Chispa Texas Statements on EPA’s Final HON Rule Read More »

Chispa Nevada Disappointed in PUCN’s Decision to Approve Southwest Gas’ Rate Increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2024  Media Contact: Carolina Chacon | carolina@chaconconsulting.com | 702-810-7155 LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, Chispa Nevada reacted to the Public Utility Commission of Nevada (PUCN) decision to approve Southwest Gas’ request to increase Southern Nevada customer rates for the fourth time in six years.  At a Consumer Session related to

Chispa Nevada Disappointed in PUCN’s Decision to Approve Southwest Gas’ Rate Increase Read More »

LCV, Chispa, and NCLCV Applaud Biden-Harris Announcement of $20B for Clean Energy Projects in Historically Excluded Communities

For Immediate Release April 4, 2024 Contact: Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Elena Gaona, egaona@lcv.org, 202-907-9717 Washington, D.C. — Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced awards for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, which will direct $20 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act to community development entities to finance projects that will reduce pollution, tackle the climate crisis, lower energy costs for

LCV, Chispa, and NCLCV Applaud Biden-Harris Announcement of $20B for Clean Energy Projects in Historically Excluded Communities Read More »

LCV and Chispa Statements on Final Phase 3 Trucks Rule

For Immediate Release March 29, 2024 Contact: Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 En Español: Elena Gaona, egaona@lcv.org, 202-907-9717 Washington, D.C. — In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s final Phase 3 Heavy-Duty Vehicle Standards, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa issued the following statements:  “We appreciate that the Biden-Harris administration and the EPA have taken an

LCV and Chispa Statements on Final Phase 3 Trucks Rule Read More »

LCV and Chispa Applauds the Biden Administration’s Clean Vehicle Rules

For Immediate Release March 20, 2024 Contact:  Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Elena Gaona, egaona@lcv.org, 202-907-9717 Washington, D.C. — In response to today’s finalization of EPA’s light-duty vehicle standards, and yesterday’s DOE announcement of the Petroleum Equivalency Factor (PEF), the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa issued the following statements: “We applaud the Biden-Harris Administration for finalizing cleaner

LCV and Chispa Applauds the Biden Administration’s Clean Vehicle Rules Read More »

LCV and Chispa Applaud the Biden Administration’s Charging Action Plan

For Immediate Release March 13, 2024 Contact: Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Washington, D.C. — In response to yesterday’s announcement of the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy released by the Biden-Harris administration, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa issued the following statements:  “We applaud the Biden-Harris administration’s launch of the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor

LCV and Chispa Applaud the Biden Administration’s Charging Action Plan Read More »

Become a Volunteer !
Sign Up for Chispa Volunteer
By donating or taking this action, you are affirming your membership in Chispa/League of Conservation Voters and your desire to receive regular Chispa/LCV communications and are entitled to vote for a member of the LCV Board of Directors. By giving your mobile phone number, you agree that Chispa/LCV may call or text you occasionally with important action alerts.
Find Your State
Join the Movement!
Sign Up for Chispa News and Updates