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

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 [...]

Your 2015 legislative session cheat sheet, part 3: climate bills

Your 2015 legislative session cheat sheet, part 3: climate bills

11Feb15 • 0 comments

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 of the Virginia [...]

And the coal gravy train rolls on

And the coal gravy train rolls on

11Feb15 • 0 comments

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 of the Virginia [...]

Tell the Feds: No Atlantic Offshore Drilling

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

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 [...]

Your 2015 Virginia legislative session cheat sheet, part one: Clean energy bills

Your 2015 Virginia legislative session cheat sheet, part one: Clean energy bills

20Jan15 • 0 comments

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 [...]