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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.

Morgan Griffith: EPA runs amok

We in the Ninth District know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and this Administration has run amok. I am often critical of the EPA, ...

Kaine plans forum at ODU on sea level rise

Yes, it's another forum on sea level rise. But, this time, the organizer is a U.S. senator.

McAuliffe Says Job Development Should Be State's Focus

In between a morning press conference in Richmond to announce plans for a $2 billion Chinese-owned paper plant that will create 2,000 jobs in Chesterfield ...

Virginia Attitudes about EPA Carbon Regulations and Climate Change

On behalf of the League of Conservation Voters, Hart Research Associates conducted