The League will be cosponsoring a briefing for U.S. House members and their staff on the Clean Air Act and climate change on May 20, 2013.

On May 7, 2013 the League offered comments to the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board on the study of the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.

The League joined partners in signing onto a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives opposing H.R. 3, legislation that would allow the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without first receiving a permit.

The following remarks were delivered by Toni Larson, LWVUS Advocacy Chair, during a press conference call launching the All Risk No Reward coalition. The League of Women Voters of the U.S. is a member of this coalition that opposes the Keystone XL pipeline.

The League joined members of the environment community by sending a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives expressing strong support for H.R. 924. This bill would extend the Investment Tax Credit for offshore wind and encourage investment in the growing industry.

The League sent a letter to President Obama asking him to lead the fight for climate change.

The League submitted the following comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on October 9, 2012. The comments contain guidance on proposed revision of environmental guidance documents governing interstate natural gas lines.

The League and members of the environment community sent the following letter to a subcommittee on Energy and Commerce opposing H.R. 6172. This bill would rewrite the Clean Air Act and block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting any standards for power plant carbon pollution.

LWVUS sent comments to the Bureau of Land Management regarding a proposed rule that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land. The rule would provide disclosure to the public of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land, strengthen regulations related to well-bore integrity, and address issues related to flowback water.

The League joined coalition partners in the environment and public health areas in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the future of air toxics standards for Portland cement kilns. These facilities have managed to elude Clean Air Act Standards since 1997.

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