Archive for July, 2014

Rally in D.C. July 29!
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Rally in D.C. July 29!

On June 2nd, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first ever national plan to regulate carbon pollution from power plants. Now they’re holding public hearings on the proposed rule in only four cities around the country, and DC is one of them. You can help make sure a historic, strong carbon reduction plan is [...]

Let’s Make History!
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Let’s Make History!

The People’s Climate March Join us for the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21. The People’s Climate March–held just days before the United Nations Climate Summit–is an unparalleled opportunity to let our world leaders know how urgently the public is calling for solutions to climate disruption, and how we need to [...]

The Department of Environmental Quality is Listening!
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The Department of Environmental Quality is Listening!

After years of inaction, Virginia now has an opportunity to take bold steps to fight climate change. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is announcing a series of informal listening sessions on a proposed plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut carbon emissions (greenhouse gases) from existing power plants that generate electricity [...]

2014 Fall Annual Gathering Promises Nature, Music, Food, Fun & Education
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2014 Fall Annual Gathering Promises Nature, Music, Food, Fun & Education

Every year Virginia Sierra Club members join together for a weekend of hiking, music, fun and, of course, learning about how to protect our natural environment in Virginia. This 3 day, 2 night gathering includes nature hikes, Virginia Sierra Club happenings, great music and fellowship. If you’ve never been this is the year to try [...]

Labor and Environmental Groups Call on Gov. McAuliffe to Accelerate Offshore Wind
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Labor and Environmental Groups Call on Gov. McAuliffe to Accelerate Offshore Wind

“With the potential for ten thousand good paying, local, family-supporting jobs in Virginia’s offshore wind industry, Governor McAuliffe should adopt a Virginia Energy Plan that endorses offshore wind and the port improvements needed to make it happen,” said William Harriday, staff representative for United Steelworkers.