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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

Virginia Senators Vote to Protect Clean Water

Today, Virginia Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner helped beat back an attempt to undo the Clean Water Rule.

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Report | Environment Virginia

Scary Water Facts: What's Brewing in the James

Just in time for Halloween, Environment Virginia releases the top 10 scariest water facts about the James and Virginia's waterways.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

The James River Still Haunted by Toxic Runoff and Bacteria

In anticipation of Halloween, Environment Virginia unveiled the Ten Scariest Facts about the James River, showing that, while improving, a terrifying concoction of chemicals, bacteria, and other pollutants still plague the James and Virginia’s waterways.

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Blog Post

Paris Climate Talks: The Who, What, Where, and Why. | Katie Hammer

On November 30th, leaders from around the world will sit down and make an international agreement on how each country will work together to cut global warming pollution.

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Report | Environment Virginia

Letter to President Obama:

Letter to President Obama from hundreds of Atlantic Coast conservation groups, businesses, public officials, faith leaders and more urging continued leadership on offshore wind.

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