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NYLCV rates LI Reps. high except King

The New York League of Conservation Voters issues its latest scorecards based on 13 House votes it said were "dominated by clean energy and climate but also encompassing other environmental issues such as public lands, water and wildlife conservation."

"In New York, 20 House members and both senators earned a perfect 100 percent score in 2009 – more than two thirds of the delegation," the NYLCV stated as it released its report.

From Long Island, the ratings were:

Tim Bishop (D), 100 percent;

Steve Israel (D), 100 percent;

Peter King (R), 36 percent;

Carolyn McCarthy (D), 93 percent;

Gary Ackerman (D), 100 percent.

For the organization's on-line explanations click here.

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