Enviros overjoyed with election 2008.

Author:Scheer, Roddy
Position:THIS WEEK - Environmental voting records - Brief article
 
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Barack Obama"s victory wasn't the only win for the environment during last week's election. The nonprofit League of Conservation Voters (LCV) reported that at least 92 of the 116 federal candidates that it or its state affiliates endorsed based on lifetime environmental voting records"a whopping 79 percent--won on November 4 (the outcomes of seven of the races were still unknown as we went to press). Meanwhile, seven of the "Dirty Dozen" members of Congress named by the group for their poor environmental voting records were ousted from their seats.

"LCV is proud to have helped so many...

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