News Release | Environment Virginia

Less Shelter from the Storm

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently pummeled our coasts, Environment Virginia warned that pending budget proposals from the Trump administration and Congress threaten key programs that protect our communities from storm- related impacts. The group documented threats to programs that prevent or curb flooding, sewage overflows and leaks from toxic waste sites. Environment Virginia also called for preventing more global warming-fueled extreme weather in the future.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Governor McAuliffe Urged to Go Big on Offshore Wind

Today, more than 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups, environmental organizations, and health professionals sent a letter to Governor Terry McAuliffe calling on him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan. The letter comes in the wake of last month’s announcement by Dominion Energy of plans for two wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and as other states along the Atlantic seaboard move forward with their own offshore wind projects.

News Release | Environment America

House Bill Would Shift America Entirely to Clean Energy By 2050

Today, Representatives Jared Polis (CO), Jared Huffman (CA), Raul Grijalva (AZ) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) introduced a bill to phase out fossil fuels and completely replace them with clean, renewable energy by 2050.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Since January, Virginia Congressional Delegation mostly disappoints when it comes to our environment and our families' health

Today Environment Virginia released its federal scorecard evaluating how the Virginia Congressional delegation has voted when it comes to supporting clean air and clean water and other environmental protections. Campaign Organizer Jacob Morrison released the following statement:

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