The League joined letters to the U.S. Senate and House urging them to deliver much needed federal aid to the community of Flint, Michigan in response to the devastating lead contamination its citizens continue to suffer.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final regulation aimed at reducing methane emissions in the oil and gas sector. Released on May 12, the final regulation is yet another step taken under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.
We’ll be presenting three Making Democracy Work® - For All awards at our National Convention, held in Washington, DC later this spring. The awards seek to highlight the work of state and local Leagues in our quest to make a more perfect democracy across the country and at all levels of government.
Friday, April 22 marks the 41st anniversary of the first Earth Day. On this day, world leaders will gather at the United Nations (UN) to sign the agreement put together last fall during the UN Climate Conference in Paris. The historic agreement signaled the commitment to fight climate change by a global coalition.