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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

President Recommits to Tackling Global Warming in Inaugural Address

Our response to President Barack Obama's second inaugural address.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

New Draft Report: Global Warming Affecting Virginia in Big Ways

The new draft National Climate Assessment report was released on Friday, January 11. The draft report incorporates input from more than 240 experts from around the country, and from federal agencies including the Department of Energy and NASA and details what many Virginians already know: global warming is very real and threatens the commonwealth.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Wind Power Saved in Fiscal Cliff Agreement

Environment Virginia applauds extensin of clean energy incentives for wind power projects that start construction over the next year, allowing for continued growth of Virginian and American wind power.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

New Pollution Standards Will Save Lives

Environment Virginia applauds the Obama administration for strengthening air quality standards for particulate matter or "soot" pollution.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Virginia Could be First in the Nation for Offshore Wind

Response to Obama administration announcement of competitive lease sales for wind energy development in areas off the coasts of Virginia, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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