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Lawmakers miss opportunity to protect climate compact, invest in vulnerable communities

May 10, 2024

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 10, 2024 Media Contact:` Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters 434-989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org Vital Program to Cut Pollution, Lower Energy Costs, and Protect Virginians from Flood Risk Removed as Part of Budget […]

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Environmental, labor advocates join lawmakers to discuss local benefits of federal climate investments

Apr 25, 2024

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Media Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director 434-989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org   CHESAPEAKE – Tuesday, April 23, on the heels of Earth Day and the announcement of hundreds of millions of dollars of clean energy […]

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Virginia LCV Calls on Youngkin to Seize Opportunity to Bring Clean Energy Jobs and Investment to Virginia

Apr 17, 2024

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – On Wednesday, April 17, lawmakers rejected Governor Youngkin’s amendments to Senate Bill 729, legislation to establish the […]

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House, Senate Budgets Deliver on Key Environmental Protections

Mar 08, 2024

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, House and Senate Budget Conferees released their final, agreed-upon spending plans, and the end result delivers […]

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General Assembly passes legislation opening the door to influx of federal clean energy dollars

Mar 04, 2024

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 4, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org   ‘Clean Energy Innovation Authority’ will work to finance pollution reduction, renewable energy projects RICHMOND – Today, in […]

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Virginia LCV Announces Virginia Delegation’s Scores in 2023 National Environmental Scorecard

Feb 28, 2024

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, Virginia LCV released the Virginia delegation’s scores for the League of Conservation Voters’ 2023 National Environmental […]

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SCC Appointments are Great Step Forward for Ratepayers, the Environment

Jan 25, 2024

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org Commission Will Oversee Virginia’s Clean Energy Transition, Hold Utilities Accountable RICHMOND – Yesterday, the General Assembly filled two long-vacant posts […]

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Senate Committee Defeats Wrongheaded Attacks on our Clean Transportation Future

Jan 16, 2024

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org    Democrats Stand up for Climate Action, Cutting Harmful Tailpipe Pollution   RICHMOND – Today, the Senate Committee […]

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Virginia Voters Return a ‘Conservation Majority’ to the Statehouse

Nov 08, 2023

Held Senate, flipped House translate to good environmental outcomes, defeat of Youngkin’s anti-climate action agenda For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, […]

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Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project reaches key milestone

Oct 31, 2023

‘Record of Decision’ paves the way for enough clean energy to power nearly 1 million homes For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (434) 989-3197 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – […]

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