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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.

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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

A New Way Forward

America has made progress in cutting pollution from cars and trucks over the last decade as a result of improved vehicle fuel economy and slower growth in driving. But eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from our urban transportation systems is going to require more than incremental change – it will require transformation. 

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News Release | Environment Virginia

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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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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News Release | Environment Virginia

Obama administration drops plans for Atlantic drilling

Virginia's coastal communities won a major victory today, when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades.

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