LWVUS and LWV Lake Michigan joined a letter sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations in support of funding for Great Lakes restoration priorities. 

The League joined letters to the U.S. Senate in opposition to the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017 and the Midnight Rules Relief Act.

The League joined a letter to members of Congress opposing efforts to overturn the Bureau of Land Managment's Methane and Natural Gas Waste Rule.

The League joined partners on a letter to President Obama thanking him for taking historic action to protect the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from offshore drilling.

The League joined a letter to the U.S. House in opposition of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017.

The League joined coalition partners on a letter calling for members of the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose H.Con.Res 89.

The League joined a letter opposing FY2017 for the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, H.R. 5055, because of bad environmental riders.

The League joined a letter sent to the U.S. Senate urging members to oppose S.J. Res 23 and S.J. Res 24, legislation that would permanently block the Clean Power Plan.


November 16, 2015

Dear Senator,

On behalf of our millions of members, the undersigned organizations urge you to oppose Senators McConnell and Capito’s Congressional Review Act resolutions of disapproval (S.J. Res. 23 and 24) that would permanently block the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing any attempt to block the implementation of the Administrations Clean Power Plan. Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress can review the implementation of regulations developed by the Administration. Members of the LWVUS Lobby Corps will be visiting Senate offices to discuss this groundbreaking regulation that will save lives and protect the environment.

The League submitted written comments to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB). The comment are in regard to the EPA SAB's study on the effects that hydraulic fracturing has on drinking water sources.

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