News Release | Environment Virginia

Shenandoah National Park threatened by logging, road-building

Charlottesville, Virginia— Environment Virginia released a new report today revealing that pristine areas near and within Shenandoah National Park could be at risk of logging and road-building if bills moving through the House of Representatives are signed into law.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Electric Vehicles are Ready to Roll in Virginia

With the right policies in place, plug-in vehicles can reduce oil dependence in Virginia by 3,993,864 gallons per year, according to a new report released today by Environment Virginia. 

News Release | Environment Virginia

Local Food Provisions Included in Senate Farm Bill

On June 21, backed by Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Jim Webb, the U.S. Senate adopted its version of the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act (S. 3240), better known as the Farm Bill, including several provisions supported by Environment Virginia that will give local, clean farms a boost.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Indoor "Camping Trip" Highlights Impacts of Air Pollution

This Wednesday, June 27th, Environment Virginia staff, partners, and volunteers pitched tents indoors to highlight the need to cut dangerous air pollution before it forces us to stay inside for summer vacation. 

News Release | Environment Virginia

EPA Proposes Life-Saving Soot Pollution Standards

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in response to a court order, proposed updated air quality standards for particulate matter or “soot” pollution. Soot pollution is the deadliest of the common air pollutants, causing hundreds of thousands of premature deaths every year across the country.

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