President Biden’s first day actions signal a welcome change in direction for wild forest policy.

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

During this week's action, we will talk about writing to your legislator. Handwritten letters can be effective because they are personal, and are read often by legislators.

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

Environment Virginia plans to start this year off right by gathering our supporters to join our General Assembly Action Series.

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

The 2021 Virginia General Assembly will have an opportunity to ban single use foam cups and take out containers. Delegate Carr from Richmond has introduced HB 1902 which would eliminate these products and put wildlife over waste. 

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

Delegate Carr’s HB 1902 which would ban single use foam and takeout containers will be heard in the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee’s first meeting of the 2021 session. 

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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

The consumer goods giant continues to make irresponsible use of the world’s forests.

Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge was a complete failure, we need to prevent any future sales and make sure the entire refuge is fully protected from any future development.

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

The 2021 Virginia General Assembly will convene on January 13th for a thirty day session where legislators will have the opportunity to take action on a variety of environmental bills. 

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

When it comes to protecting our air, water, and the places we love, it was a big year for Virginia.