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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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]