News Release | Environment Virginia

Virginia’s National Parks are Underfunded, Under Threat

As Congress approaches another deadline on the federal budget, a new Environment Virginia analysis, entitled Death by a Thousand Cuts, exposes the challenges facing Virginia’s most-visited park as a result of mounting funding cuts to the National Park Service.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Conservation Coalition Calls for Bold Action to Advance Offshore Wind Power

On Wednesday, December 11, over 230 environmental organizations, clean energy businesses and local elected leaders urged the Obama administration to take swift, bold action to facilitate the development of offshore wind power, such as development in the Virginia Wind Energy Area.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Expiration of Wind Energy Incentives Would Stall Hampton Roads’ Environmental, Economic Progress

As Congress considers extending critical federal incentives for wind energy this month, leaders from the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, the City of Norfolk, and the Virginia Ship Repair Association joined Environment Virginia to detail the economic and environmental benefits of supporting offshore wind power and its related supply chain industries.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Virginia Small Business Owners Call for Climate Action

At an afternoon event at Crossroads Coffee in Richmond, local business owners joined together to release a new letter of 80 Virginia businesses urging lawmakers to support policies that limit carbon pollution and support energy efficiency.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Fracking by the Numbers: New Report Quantifies Damage Done by Gas Drilling

As the U.S. Forest Service prepares to announce whether or not to open up the George Washington National Forest to the dirty drilling practice known as fracking, a new report from Environment Virginia Research and Policy Center calculates the toll of this dirty drilling on our environment across the country. 

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