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Virginians Rallied in Protest of Trump’s Proposed NEPA Overhaul

From the Virginia Sierra Club: Virginians Rallied in Protest of Trump’s Proposed NEPA Overhaul Climate advocates from across Virginia called on leaders to halt the rollback...

Environmental Assessments: Arlington’s Little Known and Poorly Understood Planning Tool

by John Seymour More than 45 years ago, Arlington County adopted Administrative Regulation 4.4, promising that “projects undertaken by the Arlington County Government and Arlington...

State and national Republican legislative idiocy

This will be short.  I do not consider it sweet.

In Virginia, the Governor can propose amendments to legislation as part of his vetoing or approving a bill and returning it to the veto session of the General Assembly.  Gov. McDonnell has proposed requiring that the gun safety instruction in the elementary schools be required to use the curriculum of the National Rifle Association.

In Washington, Republican Senators have introduced legislation to block the White House from requiring federal agencies to consider climate change data in environmental impact statements.

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