Category: Virginia Politics

Ivy Main, Reporting
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Ivy Main, Reporting

By Ivy Main Guest Blogger Ivy Main has been an advocate for renewable energy with the Sierra Club since 2007. A lawyer by training, she lobbies extensively in the General Assembly for stronger clean energy policies and writes a regular blog, Power for the People VA, about energy policy in Virginia. She was the lead author [...]

Clean Energy Business Lobby Day 2014
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Clean Energy Business Lobby Day 2014

Neither snow nor rain nor sleet nor ice can keep clean energy business lobbyists down! While not quite all of the 47 business representatives registered to attend our 4th annual Clean Energy Business Lobby Day could make it to Richmond, we still had an enormously successful day.   The 28 business representatives from Virginia’s solar, wind and energy efficiency industries made close to 60 meetings with legislative offices.  The 2014 Lobby Day legislative agenda supported [...]

Please consider giving to the Sierra Club-Virginia Chapter in your year-end environmental contributions.  Thank you for everything you do to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.
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Contact your Legislators

Protect the Clean Power Plan The Clean Power Plan is an opportunity to protect our children and future generations from the impacts of climate change by addressing its main cause: carbon pollution from power plants. But a bill has been introduced to the Virginia General Assembly that would needlessly complicate implementation of the EPA’s Clean Power [...]

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Energy Bills to Watch in 2014

By Ivy Main Guest Blogger Ivy Main has been an advocate for renewable energy with the Sierra Club since 2007. A lawyer by training, she lobbies extensively in the General Assembly for stronger clean energy policies and writes a regular blog, Power for the People VA, about energy policy in Virginia. She was the lead author [...]

Please consider giving to the Sierra Club-Virginia Chapter in your year-end environmental contributions.  Thank you for everything you do to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.
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Year 2013 in Review: Looking Back to Go Forward

We kicked off 2013 with the Sierra Club’s participation in the largest Climate Rally in U.S. history held next door in our Nation’s Capital. As many as 40,000 activists from around the country, including thousands from Virginia, heard speeches and music, then marched to the White House waiving signs and shouting chants, hoping to convince [...]

Thank Terry McAuliffe for Opposing Uranium Mining
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Thank Terry McAuliffe for Opposing Uranium Mining

Over the last few months, Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe has come out in strong opposition to lifting Virginia’s current moratorium on uranium mining.  At a Veteran’s Day event in Norfolk, he stated, “I don’t support uranium mining. First and foremost as governor, my job is to make sure that our communities and our citizenry are safe. [...]