News Release | Environment Virginia

Environment Virginia's response to Governor McAuliffe's Climate & Clean Energy Announcement

Environment Virginia applauded Governor McAuliffe's June 28 announcement committing Virginia to come up with a plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. Read our response.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Virginia Leaders Praise First Ever Nationwide Standards for Methane Pollution, Call for Limits on Existing Sources

Today, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the first nationwide safeguards limiting dangerous methane pollution from new and modified sources in the oil and gas industry.

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.

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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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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