Virginia LCV releases 2019 Scorecard ranking all state lawmakers on their environmental record

Jun 24, 2019

Climate obstruction, coal ash cleanup highlight fast-paced session For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 20, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters […]

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Northam opts not to defend his signature climate policy from House obstructionists

May 02, 2019

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 2, 2019   Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, Governor Northam announced he would not be vetoing harmful language in the budget intended to […]

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Air Board takes historic step forward for clean air

Apr 19, 2019

Vote secures Virginia’s place as a leader in climate action   For Immediate Release: Friday, April 19, 2019   Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the State Air […]

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House votes to obstruct climate action, Virginia LCV calls on Northam to veto harmful budget language

Apr 04, 2019

For Immediate Release:Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia General Assembly reconvened in Richmond for the one-day “Veto Session,” to consider all gubernatorial […]

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Virginia LCV responds to Water Control Board vote against revoking permits for MVP

Mar 01, 2019

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 1, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the State Water Control Board voted not to move forward with revoking permits it […]

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Virginia LCV Announces Congressional Delegation Scores from ’18 Environmental Scorecard

Feb 27, 2019

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director 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 in the […]

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Virginia LCV applauds passage of landmark coal ash cleanup legislation

Feb 15, 2019

For Immediate Release: Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, the House of Delegates voted 93-2 in support of Senate Bill 1355, which will […]

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Virginia LCV calls on Fairfax to resign in wake of second sexual assault allegation

Feb 08, 2019

For Immediate Release: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – In response to a second, serious, and we believe credible, allegation of sexual assault against […]

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Virginia LCV calls on Northam to resign office immediately

Feb 02, 2019

For Immediate Release: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – In response to Friday’s confirmed reports of Governor Northam’s blatantly racist past actions, Michael Town, […]

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Landmark coal ash cleanup legislation will eliminate a toxic threat to clean water

Jan 24, 2019

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 Contact: Lee Francis | Deputy Director Virginia League of Conservation Voters (804) 225-1902 | lfrancis@valcv.org   RICHMOND – Today, Governor Northam, alongside a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers from both chambers, announced consensus legislation […]

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