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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

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This Earth Day, climate action takes a big step forward! | Katie Hammer

April 22 is a big day for climate action! This Earth Day marks the historical event when more than 150 countries will come together to sign the first-ever legally binding global climate deal -- The Paris Climate Agreement.

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Great Barrier Reef scientist: “And then we wept.” | Katie Hammer

Professor Hughes recalls his reaction to finding that 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral is bleached: “And then we wept.”

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Climate Advocates Call Out Climate Obstruction in Virginia House

Virginia climate activists, Sierra Club, Environment Virginia and New Virginia Majority joined forces today to call out the Virginia House of Delegates Leadership for attempting to block action on climate change through the Virginia state budget.

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Report | Environment America

New Survey shows how grocery shoppers think about the environment

Environment America collected over a 1,000 customer surveys from grocery store customers in 6 states and the District of Columbia about their attitudes towards the environment while grocery shopping. 

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Outpouring of support for Clean Power Plan shows polluters' cause lonelier than ever

Today marks the end of a week that saw an outpouring of legal support for the Clean Power Plan from major corporations, elected officials, environmental, health and faith organizations, including many in Virginia.

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