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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.

Report | Environment Virginia

Wind Power for a Cleaner America

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News Release | Environment Virginia

New Report Shows Wind Energy in Virginia Could Prevent Global Warming Pollution of 14,000 Cars on the Road

New Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center report released at press conferences in Virginia Beach and Ronoake, Va today on the environmental and public health benefits of wind power.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Online factsheet details recent extreme weather in Virginia

As Virginia recovers from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, Environment Virginia released a new online factsheet that shows the extent of recent heavy downpours, extreme temperatures, and wildfires.

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News Release | Environment Virginia Research and Policy Center

New Report: Extreme Downpours and Snowstorms Up 33 Percent in Virginia

Ten months after torrential rains led to record flooding that devastated parts of Northern Virginia, a new Environment Virginia report confirms that extreme rainstorms and snowstorms are happening 33 percent more frequently in Virginia since 1948. 

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Report | Environment Virginia Research and Policy Center

When it Rains, it Pours

Global warming is happening now and its effects are being felt in the United States and around the world. Extreme downpours are now happening 30 percent more often nationwide than in 1948. In other words, large rain or snowstorms that happened once every 12 months, on average, in the middle of the 20th century now happen every 9 months.

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