Virginia LCV presents Senator Richard Stuart with 2017 Legislative Leadership Award

Oct 10, 2017

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   KING GEORGE – Monday, Oct. 9, on the banks of the Potomac River at Caledon State Park, […]

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Virginia LCV responds to the EPA’s pending repeal of the Clean Power Plan

Oct 04, 2017

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, multiple news outlets reported the Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s intent to move forward with formally repealing […]

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Virginia LCV releases 2017 Conservation Scorecard

Jul 27, 2017

RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters released its 2017 General Assembly Conservation Scorecard, which ranks state legislators based on their votes on environmental issues during this year’s legislative session and is the only comprehensive tool in the […]

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Virginia LCV endorses Northam for Governor

Jun 21, 2017

Candidate has the record, experience to protect Va.’s environment against Trump RICHMOND – Citing a long and extensive record working to protect our environment, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters today announced its endorsement of Ralph Northam for Governor. Throughout […]

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Virginia LCV endorses Mark Herring in re-election bid

Jun 07, 2017

For immediate release: Wednesday, June 7 RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters announced its endorsement of Mark Herring for re-election as Virginia’s Attorney General. The endorsement is the League’s first backing of a statewide candidate so far […]

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Virginia leads on climate, the White House falls behind

May 31, 2017

Withdrawal from Paris comes as state advances its own carbon strategy RICHMOND – Multiple news outlets on May 31 reported President Trump plans to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate change agreement, an Obama-era global accord aimed at […]

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Virginia LCV presents Gov. McAuliffe with ‘Virginia Conservation Legacy Award’

May 22, 2017

In 2013, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters worked hard to elect Terry McAuliffe as the Commonwealth of Virginia’s 72nd Governor due to a strong environmental platform that prioritized conservation of our state’s clean water resources and open spaces as […]

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Virginia LCV applauds Governor’s action to cut carbon emissions from Va. power plants

May 16, 2017

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Contact: Lee Francis | Communications Manager Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org    RICHMOND – Today, Governor McAuliffe issued Executive Directive 11 instructing the Department of Environmental Quality to develop […]

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Trump’s Executive Order on offshore drilling puts Va.’s economy, coastline in harm’s way

Apr 28, 2017

Virginia LCV calls on statewide candidates, officials to reject plans to drill in Virginia waters RICHMOND – Today, President Trump released an executive order that puts offshore drilling in Atlantic waters off Virginia’s coast back in contention. This directive reverses the […]

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Virginia LCV applauds GA’s passage of amended coal ash bill

Apr 06, 2017

RICHMOND – During yesterday’s reconvened session, the General Assembly voted to approve Governor McAuliffe’s amendments to Senate Bill 1398, which addressed shortcomings in the legislation that would have allowed Dominion Power to obtain permits to close coal ash storage facilities […]

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