Oil companies are dumping WHAT in our water?

Feb 24, 2015

This is one of the most outrageous things we’ve heard in a long time. Read More >

CLCV Honors California Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León

Dec 2, 2014

CLCV is thrilled to honor California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León at our upcoming Environmental Leadership Awards in Los Angeles. Read More >

Do You Know the Score?

Oct 28, 2014

Our annual California Environmental Scorecard is now live! Read More >

Why we support Prop 1

Oct 17, 2014

Prop 1 isn't perfect, but it's a sound investment in protecting California’s environment and economy for future generations. Read More >

Thank you, Mr. President

Oct 9, 2014

On this beautiful, sunny, monumental October day, President Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish nearly 350,000 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California as a national monument. Read More >

California Trashes Plastic Bags!

Sep 30, 2014

This is big, California!

Governor Jerry Brown just signed into law the statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, SB 270! Californians who care about protecting our environment and ending the scourge of wasteful, polluting plastic bags in our beautiful state -- that's YOU -- made the difference. This is your victory and you should be proud of our movement. Read More >

Governor Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Laws

Sep 16, 2014

Just minutes ago, I stood in Governor Jerry Brown's office while he signed historic legislation regulating California groundwater.

Incredibly, until today, California was the only western state without groundwater regulations. For decades, Californians have used more groundwater than we have replenished, and water levels have dropped at an alarming rate. In the current drought, as other water resources have declined, groundwater has been supplying more than half of California’s water needs. Read More >

CLCV and LCV Announce "Price We All Pay" Campaign

Sep 5, 2014

At a press conference today, the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced a new campaign, The Price We All Pay, to curb the influence of polluter money in elections. As part of the campaign, the groups are urging California members of Congress to co-sponsor the Government by the People Act, and are raising awareness of the impacts of polluter money in politics at a time of record climate change impacts nationwide. Read More >

Why are we flushing plastic down the drain?

Aug 14, 2014

Washing your face and brushing your teeth are daily activities that shouldn’t cause harm to our environment. Unfortunately, tiny plastic beads in some personal care products are entering our local streams and rivers directly from our sinks – and they're eventually found in the ocean and inside the bodies of marine wildlife. Read More >

California Legislature Passes New Water Bond

Aug 14, 2014

The state legislature passed a new $7.5 billion water bond on August 13, 2014.

CLCV released a statement from CEO Sarah Rose on the water bond's passage: Read More >

 
 
 

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