Governor McAuliffe just took huge action on climate

Following months of stakeholder engagement through an Executive Order-convened workgroup, on May 16 Governor McAuliffe released Executive Directive 11, which tasks the Department of Environmental Quality with drafting a new regulation to cut carbon emissions from Virginia power plants. Simply put, […]

Following months of stakeholder engagement through an Executive Order-convened workgroup, on May 16 Governor McAuliffe released Executive Directive 11, which tasks the Department of Environmental Quality with drafting a new regulation to cut carbon emissions from Virginia power plants. Simply put, […]

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Offshore Drilling Needs to Stay Off Limits

Just days after the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blowout – a spill that the Gulf economy has yet to fully recover from – President Trump announced plans to put drilling off of our coast back into play, despite […]

Just days after the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blowout – a spill that the Gulf economy has yet to fully recover from – President Trump announced plans to put drilling off of our coast back into play, despite […]

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Sign the Petition: Join the Call for Strong Climate Action in Virginia

Governor McAuliffe’s administration is now in the final weeks of developing a state-based strategy to cut carbon emissions from Virginia power plants while growing the Commonwealth’s clean energy economy. In a time when the federal government is ripping the Clean […]

Governor McAuliffe’s administration is now in the final weeks of developing a state-based strategy to cut carbon emissions from Virginia power plants while growing the Commonwealth’s clean energy economy. In a time when the federal government is ripping the Clean […]

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Gov. McAuliffe stood up for clean water. Now, we need your Delegate to act

Governor McAuliffe just amended coal ash legislation (Senate Bill 1398) to address a loophole that would have allowed Dominion Power to obtain closure permits for coal ash facilities BEFORE disclosing pollution issues to state agencies. Under the amended legislation, the […]

Governor McAuliffe just amended coal ash legislation (Senate Bill 1398) to address a loophole that would have allowed Dominion Power to obtain closure permits for coal ash facilities BEFORE disclosing pollution issues to state agencies. Under the amended legislation, the […]

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Thank your Senator for standing up for EPA

Both of Virginia’s U.S. Senators made clear their support for the important work EPA does in safeguarding clean air and water by voicing their opposition to President Trump’s nominee to head the agency, Scott Pruitt. Not only is Pruitt materially […]

Both of Virginia’s U.S. Senators made clear their support for the important work EPA does in safeguarding clean air and water by voicing their opposition to President Trump’s nominee to head the agency, Scott Pruitt. Not only is Pruitt materially […]

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