Author Archive for Eileen Levandoski

Eileen is the Virginia Conservation Program Manager with the Virginia Chapter Sierra Club.

The People vs. Dominion
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The People vs. Dominion

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE D) is a publicly traded company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy—both electricity and natural gas. The company’s Dominion Virginia Power subsidiary is a regulated electricity monopoly whose territory covers much of Virginia. It owns electric generating facilities (almost entirely coal, [...]

Tell Dominion: No North Anna 3, Too Costly, Too Risky
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Tell Dominion: No North Anna 3, Too Costly, Too Risky

A new alliance, Not on Our Fault Line, has formed to oppose Dominion Virginia Power’s plans for a new nuclear reactor in Louisa County adjacent to the site of the North Anna Reactors 1 & 2. “We are calling on Dominion Virginia Power to abandon its plans for the North Anna 3 reactor because this [...]

Chocolate Lovers for Climate Protection Week: Feb. 8 thru 14
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Chocolate Lovers for Climate Protection Week: Feb. 8 thru 14

UPDATE: News Conference, Thurs. Feb. 13 at 10:30am. Click here for more info! Virginia Sierra Club Declares February 8th through 14th “Chocolate Lovers for Climate Protection Week” “Save the Earth–It’s the only planet with chocolate!” Richmond, VA – A witty sign showing up at climate rallies proclaims: “Save the Earth–It’s the only planet with chocolate!”, and for [...]

Tell the Feds: No Atlantic Offshore Drilling
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Tell the Feds: No Atlantic Offshore Drilling

Virginia’s coast is open for offshore drilling??? No way! The Obama administration’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released its draft 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The program proposal keeps dirty fuel development off-limits along the Pacific and Northern Atlantic coasts and in some areas of the Arctic Ocean, BUT it includes [...]

Keep Dirty Fuels in the Ground: No Offshore Drilling in Virginia, Atlantic
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Keep Dirty Fuels in the Ground: No Offshore Drilling in Virginia, Atlantic

The Obama administration is expected to release its draft 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program today. The proposal keeps dirty fuel development off-limits along the Pacific and Northern Atlantic coasts, as well as in some areas of the Arctic Ocean, while opening up new areas off the Atlantic, Gulf and Alaskan coasts [...]

Tell Gov. McAuliffe: Clean Energy is the Best Path Forward
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Tell Gov. McAuliffe: Clean Energy is the Best Path Forward

On Tuesday, Governor McAuliffe will hold a public briefing on the Virginia Energy Plan in Richmond. This plan is a positive statement on the need to scale and deploy wind, solar and energy efficiency technologies. As the Governor said recently, “Clean energy jobs are the next generation of employment opportunity.” We’re glad to hear the [...]