Land, water funding mark a historic commitment to conservation in Virginia

Dec 12, 2018

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   VIRGINIA BEACH – Today, Governor Northam announced historic funding commitments aimed at safeguarding Virginia’s land and water […]

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Virginia LCV applauds legal action against Mountain Valley Pipeline, urges stronger pipeline oversight going forward

Dec 07, 2018

For Immediate Release: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018  Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, Attorney General Mark Herring, acting on behalf of the Department of Environmental Quality and the […]

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Trump Administration takes unwelcome step toward drilling off Virginia’s coast

Nov 30, 2018

For Immediate Release: Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the Trump Administration approved permits allowing the use of seismic blasting to search for oil […]

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Northam makes ‘huge mistake’ in replacing Air Board members prior to final Union Hill vote

Nov 16, 2018

For Immediate Release: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the Northam Administration announced its replacements of Samuel Bleicher and Rebecca Rubin on the Air […]

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Northam Administration takes important step holding Dominion Energy accountable on coal ash pollution

Nov 14, 2018

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the Northam Administration announced it had reached an agreement requiring inclusion of the “Historic […]

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Citing concerns, Air Board delays action on compressor station permit

Nov 09, 2018

Dominion unable to articulate why their pipeline is needed   For Immediate Release: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018  Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the State Air Pollution Control […]

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Virginia issues ‘License to Pollute’ for Atlantic Coast Pipeline 

Oct 19, 2018

Certification issued by state regulators ignores clear evidence that pipeline construction imperils clean water, Virginia communities   For Immediate Release: Friday, Oct. 19, 2018  Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND […]

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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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