Photo courtesy of The League of Conservation Voters

The League of Conservation Voters has released the “2017 National Environmental Scorecard,” the primary yardstick for evaluating the environmental records of every member of Congress. Senate Republicans hit a record low with an abysmal 1 percent average score, making them the lowest scoring Senate caucus since LCV began tracking environmental votes nearly 50 years ago. House Democrats also broke records by tying their previous average high of 94 percent. On the Republican side, 124 House Members and 46 Senators received scores of zero percent  – meaning they voted against the environment and public health at every opportunity. On the Democratic side, 27 senators and 84 House members earned perfect scores.

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