172,529 people in Virginia have called for climate action

President Obama and the EPA have announced carbon pollution standards for all existing power plants in America.

Will you join others around the country in saying you believe we must protect our children and future generations from climate change?

Submit a public comment to the EPA in support of strong carbon pollution standards.

"I strongly support the EPA's effort to limit carbon pollution from all power plants."

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New Report Find Virginia's Coal-Fired Power Plants Pack a Big Punch

In Richmond, Virginia, the Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center released their report, America’s Dirtiest Power Plants, in the midst of the public comment period ...

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Worst Class on Climate Change

"Today's top story – the returning Congress is one of the worst classes in history on climate change." With Congress back in session and climate ...

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Charlottesville Citizens and Environmental Groups Hold a Rally in Support of the Clean Power Plan

Virginians are already experiencing the impacts of climate change -- from more extreme weather to rising sea levels. On September 6th, concerned Virginia citizens and ...

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EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Headlines Google+ Hangout

Voces Verdes, an independent coalition of Latino business leaders in the public health sector, streamed a Google+ Hangout webcast featuring EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy on ...

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Earth Day Forum at Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University became home to the first and largest commercial scale solar array in the state of Virginia in 2010, and served as this ...

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Hip Hop Caucus Act On Climate Campus Tour Kicks Off

Seven diverse representatives of the African American community kicked off the Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour at Hampton University as they were ...

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