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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.

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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News Release | Environment Virginia

Arlington County Among Dozens Backing Carbon Pollution Limits in Court

Arlington County was among more than 50 city and county governments from 28 states, together with The U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities, filing an amicus brief today in support of the Clean Power Plan.

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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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