Constantly combing hundreds of acres of ocean, air gun blasts just three miles from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, WILL have a devastating impact on fish and marine life. Even the Department of Interior itself reports that Atlantic seismic airgun testing for oil and gas will injure or kill 138,500 dolphins and whales. [...]
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Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. We are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.
VA Sierra Club summer interns [...]
Join Sierra Club, Surfrider Foundation, Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Oceana for our 4th annual Hands Across the Sand Saturday May 18, 2013 in Virginia Beach. Help us draw a line in the sand against expanding offshore oil drilling and championing clean energy, like offshore wind, for a sustainable planet.
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On Sunday, April 14th hundreds of Virginians called on the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to put efficiency and clean energy first rather than allow continued investments in fossil fuels by Dominion Virginia Power. Participants danced the popular 1980s dance known as the Electric Slide in front of Dominion’s Richmond headquarters.
Dominion has proposed another major investment [...]
On February 17, thousands of Virginians joined 35,000 citizens from across the country at a rally in DC to say NO to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. If this destructive project is built, NASA scientist James Hanson has characterized it as “game over” for our efforts to fight climate change.
The President and the [...]
We need your help to protect George Washington National Forest by keeping the proposed ban on natural gas fracking.