Dolores Huerta Honored with CLCV Environmental Award

Jun 1, 2016

CLCV is thrilled to honor Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta, a renowned labor leader and civil rights activist, at our annual Environmental Leadership Awards on June 9th.

Huerta is co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Read More >

CLCV Honors Senator Barbara Boxer at Annual Gala

Jun 1, 2016

CLCV will honor Senator Barbara Boxer with the Byron Sher Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual Environmental Leadership Awards in San Francisco on June 9, 2016.  Read More >

Oil Industry Trying to "Buy" California Elections

May 6, 2016

They're ba-ack! (Actually, they never left). Read More >

Big Oil's Candidate in SD27 is Janice Kamenir-Reznik

May 3, 2016

In case you haven’t heard, the California Dental Association just spent $50,000 on a poll and a mailer for Senate District 27 candidate Janice Kamenir-Reznik. At first glance you just think maybe she’s the poster child for good oral hygiene, but there’s something much more devious at play. It turns out that the dentists are acting as the innocent face for the real source of the money: oil conglomerate Chevron. Read More >

Urge lawmakers to support ingredient disclosure for household products!

Jan 21, 2016

What’s really in all these cleaning products? [Update: AB 708 failed on the Assembly floor on January 28th, but we will continue to work for disclosure of chemical in household products.] Read More >

In California, the Oil Empire Strikes Back

Sep 15, 2015

We have the best legislature money can buy, and Big Oil just proved it.

The oil industry used their limitless war chest to fund a multi-million dollar fear-mongering campaign against two major climate proposals, ending the 2015 legislative session with two huge victories for their profits and two devastating losses for our future. But that’s not the whole story, as I’ll explain in a moment. Read More >

New Fracking Study Confirms Risks to Water, Wildlife, and Communities

Jul 23, 2015

The recent release of an independent, state-funded study on fracking shows that our long-standing concerns about the risks are justified. This latest revelation comes on the heels of months of scandal involving oil companies and the state agencies that are supposed to regulate them but, by their own admission, have failed to protect Californians' health and safety.

Californians have heard a lot about fracking over the past few years. Our concerns have only grown into outrage as more evidence of its risks to our communities, our water, our health and safety has come to light. Read More >

Annie Notthoff, Environmental Champion

Jun 1, 2015

The following remarks were made about and by CLCV Environmental Leadership Award recipient Annie Notthoff on May 28, 2015.

Tom Adams, former Chair of the Board, CLCV:

Annie Notthoff is Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's California Advocacy program in San Francisco and has been a member of the CLCV Board of Directors for more than 20 years. Annie has had a remarkable career as an environmental advocate.  She has been particularly effective in many areas, but first let’s look at her leadership on climate policy. Read More >

Honoring Lisa Hoyos, Climate Parents

Jun 1, 2015

Below are remarks made about and by honoree Lisa Hoyos at CLCV's Environmental Leadership Awards in San Francisco on May 28, 2015.

Susan Frank, CLCV Board Member: Read More >

Victory for Bees! EPA Halts Pesticide Approvals

Apr 3, 2015

The buzz this week is about honey bees. Read More >

 
 
 

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2016 California Environmental Scorecard

California Environmental Scorecard

New for the 2015 legislative session: The 42nd annual California Environmental Scorecard rates elected officials on 2015, another successful year for the environment in spite of heavy opposition from polluting industry.

Find out how your legislators did in 2015 in CLCV's California Environmental Scorecard.