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LCV and Chispa Statements on Biden-Harris Administration Transportation Announcements

Washington, D.C.— Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced new clean vehicle initiatives, including the first-ever goal to transition to a zero emission freight sector and Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a $1 billion grant competition to help replace dirty diesel trucks and buses with clean, zero-emission ones. In response to today’s announcements, the League of […]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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LCV and Chispa Texas Statements on the House Passage of H.R. 7176, Shameless Giveaway to Polluters

Washington, D.C. – In response to today’s House vote to pass H.R. 7176, the Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa TX released the following statements: “MAGA Republicans in the House have once again put the interests of their Big Polluter friends over protecting people and the planet,”

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LCV and Chispa Texas Statement on Introduction of the Connect the Grid Act

Washington, D.C. — In response to today’s House introduction of the Connect the Grid Act, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa Texas released the following statements:  “We applaud the members of Congress who are leading the charge to help all communities have access to more reliable, clean affordable power, especially in historically excluded

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LCV and Chispa Applaud Redesignation of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela

For Immediate Release SEP 21, 2023 Contact: Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Washington, DC — In response to today’s announcement by the Biden-Harris administration to redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Chispa released the following statements: “We applaud the Biden-Harris administration on their decision to protect more communities facing

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Declaraciones de LCV y Chispa Oponiéndose a la Decisión del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de Renunciar a las Leyes Ambientales a Favor del Muro Fronterizo

Para publicación inmediata 5 de octubre de 2023 Contacto: Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Washington, DC — En respuesta al anuncio de hoy del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de renunciar a las leyes ambientales para la construcción del muro fronterizo en Texas, la Liga de Votantes por la Conservación (LCV) y Chispa emitieron las siguientes declaraciones:

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