Governor Youngkin’s “All-of-the-Above” Energy Plan Fails Virginia in the Midst of Climate Crisis and the Push for New Renewable Energy Nationwide

RICHMOND, VA-Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s “2022 Virginia Energy Plan” – released today – is a veiled threat to Virginia’s clean-energy progress in recent years and threatens to move the Commonwealth
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CCAN Statement on SCC Ruling in Favor of Virginia Coastal Offshore Wind Project

RICHMOND, VA: “With this ruling, Virginia is poised to take its place as a climate leader by ushering in more offshore wind than anywhere else in the country. On top
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Takoma Park rescues 4000 trees from invasive vines

In a First-of-Its-Kind Program, Volunteers Rescue 4,000 Trees From Killer Vines in Takoma Park, MD

After a novel survey of dying trees in 2021, volunteers systematically rescued huge swaths of urban forest plagued by English Ivy and other invasive vines. Results: More than 80% of
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Virginians March BACKWARDS to Protest Youngkin’s Backward Climate Policies

Unusual backwards march around the State Capitol demonstrates opposition to Governor’s plan to withdraw from RGGI program that reduces carbon emissions while funding coastal resilience and energy efficiency Richmond, VA
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Hanover’s Brown Grove Community Recognized As A Virginia Historic District, Raises Awareness for Environmental Justice

Virginia Department of Historic Resources honored the Freedmen-founded community of Brown Grove and incorporated it into the Virginia Landmarks state registry.  Sweet Briar, VA – On Thursday June 16, the
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CCAN Applauds Cancellation of Chickahominy Power Plant: Gas-Fired Plant Faced Stiff Opposition from Local Residents

Baltimore, MD — Yesterday, Chickahominy Power, LLC announced it had “terminated” its 1,600 megawatt, $1.64 billion gas-fired power plant planned for Charles County, Virginia. The plant would have been one
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In Yet Another Significant Blow to MVP, Army Corps of Engineers Signals Stream Crossing Permit Will Be Indefinitely Delayed Following Latest Court Decision

Friday, February 11, 2022 Contact:  Contact: Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221 or Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.org Washington, DC — This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers committed to withhold a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit
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Federal Court Invalidates Another Key Permit in Endangered Species Act Case, Casting Serious Doubt on the Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Decision comes just after Fourth Circuit invalidated U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Thursday, February 3, 2022 Contact:  Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221 or Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.orgMolly Moore, (847) 401-3633, molly@appvoices.org Washington, DC
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CCAN Responds to Virginia Water Control Board Approval of MVP Permit: “This is a Major Step in the Wrong Direction”

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) joined other climate activists today in reacting to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision to approve a water permit for the Mountain Valley
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EPA Underestimates Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Landfills by at Least 25 Percent

Environmental Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA Over Undercounting of Greenhouse Gases from Waste Dumps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups today announced their intention to sue EPA
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