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Raising our voices for cleaner air

Together with our allies across the country, we’ve delivered more than 800,000 comments to the EPA in support of strong clean air standards. Further, here in Virginia, dozens of activists showed their support for cutting carbon pollution at a forum put on by Environment Virginia and key allies.

News Release | Environment Virginia

National Environmental and Health Leaders Urge Va. Governor Terry McAuliffe to Reduce Net Carbon Pollution Under Federal Climate Plan

Conservation and health leaders representing over 5 million supporters nationwide today released a first-of-its-kind letter to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe asking him to cut global warming pollution.

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Report | Environment Virginia

National Leaders Letter to Governor McAuliffe on Climate, Energy

Letter to Governor McAuliffe from national environmental leaders supporting a strong Clean Power Plan.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Obama administration drops plans for Atlantic drilling

Virginia's coastal communities won a major victory today, when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades.

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Report | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Hitting Close to Home Fact Sheet

Every year, weather-related disaster injure or kill hundreds of Americans and cause billions of dollars in damage. Many of the risks posed by extreme weather will likely increase in a warming world.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Map: 112 of Virginia’s 133 cities and counties were recently affected by weather disasters

Virginia Beach, Va – Ninety-one percent of Virginians live in cities or counties affected recently by weather-related disasters, including a tornado that touched down in Waverly, VA according to an interactive, online map released today that crunches data from the federal government. Scientists say global warming is already exacerbating some extreme weather events and their impacts.

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