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Join Hands Across the Sand May 16 in VA Beach: Windmills Not Oil Spills!

Join Hands Across the Sand May 16 in VA Beach: Windmills Not Oil Spills!

Join Sierra Club, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation, and CCAN for our 6th annual Hands Across the Sand Saturday May 16, 2015 in Virginia Beach. Help us draw a line in the sand as we stand against offshore drilling and stand up for clean energy, like offshore wind, for a sustainable planet. We’ll meet up where 31st [...]

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Dominion Resources, Inc., and Climate Change in Virginia

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Dominion Resources, Inc., and Climate Change in Virginia

6Apr15 • 0 comments

Click here to Print this Page The American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”) has been described as “a corporate bill mill.” It brings together big polluters and state legislators and comes up with “model legislation” for the legislators to introduce back home. ALEC has a history of supporting climate-science denial and blocking efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. [...]

Tell Governor McAuliffe: Oppose Fracked Gas Pipelines

Tell Governor McAuliffe: Oppose Fracked Gas Pipelines

Governor McAuliffe was elected pledging to address climate change and invest in clean renewable energy. While he has taken steps to bring more efficiency, solar and wind on line, his embrace of an “all of the above” energy plan flatly ignores the reality of climate change. Most regrettably, he has expressed his support for the [...]

New Report Urges Long-Term View, Greater Margin of Safety in Planning for Sea Level Rise

New Report Urges Long-Term View, Greater Margin of Safety in Planning for Sea Level Rise

Click here to view report summary. Click here to download full report. On the eve of a Federal Emergency Management Agency meeting in Norfolk on flood risk management, a new report by the Sierra Club warns that sea level rise is accelerating and that greater precautions should be taken in planning for growth along the [...]

The People vs. Dominion: Join our Dominion Accountability Efforts TODAY!

The People vs. Dominion: Join our Dominion Accountability Efforts TODAY!

Click here to sign up to join our Sierra Club Dominion Accountability Efforts.  Be one of “The People” vs. Dominion! Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE D) is a publicly traded company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy—both electricity and natural gas. The company’s Dominion Virginia Power subsidiary [...]

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 [...]