New climate initiatives from Northam Administration a welcome step forward for clean air, healthy oceans

Sep 12, 2018

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org SAN FRANCISO – Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit, a delegation from Virginia announced new, ambitious plans from […]

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As Trump Administration moves to gut the Clean Power Plan, Virginia can and should continue to lead on climate action

Aug 21, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the Trump Administration announced it’s moving forward with a rule to formally replace the […]

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Vast majority of Virginia voters oppose naming an oil and gas lobbyist to the State Corporation Commission

Jun 13, 2018

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Recently, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters commissioned an online poll to determine where Virginians stand […]

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DEQ puts water resources in hands of pipeline builder with long history of polluting waterways

Mar 27, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 27, 2018  Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Yesterday evening, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced it had approved erosion, stormwater and sediment […]

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With Notice of Violation, Northam administration puts Atlantic Coast Pipeline on notice

Mar 16, 2018

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 16, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a Notice of Violation to the Atlantic Coast […]

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Virginia LCV Announces Congressional Delegation Scores from LCV’s 2017 National Environmental Scorecard

Feb 27, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – The Virginia League of Conservation Voters today released the Virginia congressional delegation’s scores on the League of Conservation […]

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House committee passes improved legislation to advance clean energy, efficiency measures

Feb 21, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, the House Committee on Commerce and Labor advanced a measure (Senate Bill 966) that will […]

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Senate panel approves measure to extend coal ash closure moratorium, look into long-term solutions

Feb 07, 2018

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor advanced a measure (Senate Bill 807) that extends […]

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Senate committee leaves millions of dollars on the table, jeopardizes our climate

Jan 26, 2018

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources voted 8-7 to kill Senate Bill […]

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In first address to the Joint Assembly, Gov. Northam presents bold clean energy agenda

Jan 15, 2018

For Immediate Release: Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – In response to today’s address to the Joint Assembly by Governor Ralph Northam, Michael Town, executive director […]

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