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Virginia Becomes First Southern State to Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

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Good news from Gov. Ralph Northam's office: Virginia Becomes First Southern State to Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ~ Collaboration aimed at combating climate change, reducing carbon...

Virginia General Assembly Passes Legislation to Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

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From the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN): Virginia General Assembly Passes Legislation to Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Statement: "When There Is Enough Effort and...

Excellent Bill by Del.-Elect Josh Cole (D), Excellent Bill by Del....

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See below for three bills - an excellent one by Del.-elect Joshua Cole (D), another excellent one by Del. Joseph Lindsey (D), and an...

CCAN Statement: Governor Northam Fails to Veto Partisan Attack on Climate...

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And just when I've been a wee bit happier (or less unhappy?) with Gov. Northam, I see this from the Chesapeake Climate Action Network...

Virginia Admits Biomass Isn’t Carbon Neutral, But Treats It As Zero...

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Cross-posted with permission from the Partnership for Policy Integrity blog It might seem like nothing but good news for the environment that Virginia Gov. Ralph...

BREAKING: Virginia Air Pollution Control Board Votes 5-2 to Limit CO2...

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Good news for a change; see below for a press release from Virginia Interfaith Power and Light , as well as some video! According...

CCAN STATEMENT: Virginia Legislators Recklessly Block Climate Action

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From the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN): CCAN STATEMENT: Virginia Legislators Recklessly Block Climate Action Northam Must Veto Language that Blocks Virginia from Joining RGGI RICHMOND, VA...

In a last-ditch effort to stop climate regulations, Virginia Republicans try...

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by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA The Northam administration is finalizing regulations to reduce the carbon pollution from Virginia power...

Governor Northam Vetoes Legislation Limiting Commonwealth’s Ability to Combat Vehicle Pollution

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It's appalling that this disgusting legislation by Republicans and fossil fuel industry tools made it to Gov. Northam's desk, but good that he vetoed...

As Virginia Prepares to Join Carbon-Trading States, Arguments Erupt Over the...

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by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Virginia won’t enter the nine-state carbon emissions trading program known as the Regional Greenhouse...