Author Archive for Eileen Levandoski

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

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 [...]

McAuliffe Joins People’s Climate March. What’s Next?
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McAuliffe Joins People’s Climate March. What’s Next?

Even if you didn’t make it to New York City for the People’s Climate March, you couldn’t escape the coverage. 400,000 people in the streets of Manhattan demanding action on climate change. It was exhilarating! And 1,000 of us made the long trip from Virginia. Over 700 boarded 13 buses from across Virginia for the [...]

Tell the Feds: “No to new leasing for gas and oil in America’s oceans”
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Tell the Feds: “No to new leasing for gas and oil in America’s oceans”

Four years ago, America’s worst oil disaster, the BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, killed eleven people and gushed 210 million gallons of oil into the ocean. Today at least 14 species, including birds, fish and dolphins are struggling to survive and the once lucrative fishing, tourism and recreation economies of the Gulf [...]

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 [...]

Tell Dominion Resources: Quit ALEC today!
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Tell Dominion Resources: Quit ALEC today!

We can’t let any ALEC members get away with claiming to help the environment — not while they still fund the organization’s extreme anti-climate agenda. But that’s exactly what Dominion Resources is trying to do. Click here to tell Dominion: Quit ALEC TODAY! The dirty energy giant says it’s environmentally responsible, [1] but the fact [...]

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.