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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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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Virginians Vocalize Support for Carbon Pollution Standards

Today's citizen hearing in Arlington, Virginia brought together more than 40 people committed to acting on climate change. The event opened with a statement from ...

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Virginians Look to Solar Power for Renewable Energy

Sierra Club teamed up with Interfaith Power and Light to host a roundtable event last week in Richmond, VA on renewable energy and President Obama's ...

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Church Groups in Richmond Learn about the Benefits of Renewables and the President's Climate Action Plan

The Virginia Interfaith Center (VIC) is helping some of Virginia's church groups understand how moving to solar energy can reduce their energy bills and provide ...

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Roundtable in Richmond Discusses the President Climate Action Plan and How it Will Help Virginians

A diverse group of Virginians came together in Richmond for roundtable discussion Tuesday to talk about clean energy investments and EPA's proposed carbon pollution limits. ...

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McAuliffe reinstates climate change panel

Gov. Terry McAuliffe created a state climate commission Tuesday and directed it to find ways to address global warming and its effects, such as rising ...

McAuliffe Gathers Valley Input for a Clean Energy Plan

Governor Terry Mcauliffe's administration is going around the Commonwealth to gather public input on producing a new energy plan. His aim is to have neighbors ...

Virginia Officials Accomplish the Impossible: A Bipartisan Sea Level Rise Discussion

Two assembly members, one Democrat and one Republican, participated in the event on Monday.

Dead end for the new Route 460?

On the second day after Aubrey L. Layne Jr. was sworn into office in January as Virginia's new transportation secretary, he called a meeting of ...

Southwest Va. coal mine closing, 120 to lose jobs

More than 120 people are being laid off at an Alpha Natural Resources mine in southwest Virginia amid declining production and demand.

Gillespie spells out tenets of energy plan

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, on Thursday rolled out several energy proposals designed to spur economic growth.

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