Environment Virginia Latest Blog Posts

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

In one of its final acts, the Trump administration struck down vital protections for Northern spotted owls: The administration opened up 3.4 million acres of their protected habitat for logging and other development.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

A bipartisan bill in Virginia could have ripple effects on the health of our wildlife and wild places for generations to come. 

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

Virginia will soon be for lovers of electric vehicles, too.

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

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Wendy Wendlandt
President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

Looking to save money, water and energy? You shouldn’t have to look to showerheads of the past.

When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Our energy system is more fragile than it should be, but with smart planning and decisions we can make a cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system a reality.

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

Two bills are heading to the Senate floor that will reduce plastic waste in Virginia and protect our wildlife and special places.