Press Releases

Virginians March for the Climate, January 27, 2014

Sierra Club Urges Virginia officials to heed lessons of Hurricane Sandy, August 19, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club Honors Yancey with Award, August 14, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club Honors Toscano with Award, August 5, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club Honors Howell with Award, July 30, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Surovell with Award, July 29, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor McEachin with Award, July 29, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Ebbin with Award, July 25, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Favola with Award, July 18, 2013

Sierra Club Applauds Federal Auction of Virginia’s Offshore Wind Energy Area, July 22, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Lopez with Award, July 17, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Morrissey with Award, July 11, 2013

Virginia Chapter Sierra Club to Honor Edwards with Award, July 3, 2013

Obama Issues Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants and Address Climate Change in Virginia as well as the Rest of the Nation, June 25, 2013

President Obama Outlines Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants and Address Climate Change, June 25, 2013

Cuccinelli Abused the Office of Attorney General to Advance the Interests of the Fossil Fuel Industry, June 7, 2013

Statement of Sierra Club-Virginia Chapter Director Glen Besa on Announcement of Warner-Kaine Support for Offshore Drilling, May 22, 2013

Activists Form a Line in the Sand to Protect Virginia’s Coasts From Offshore Drilling, May 18, 2013

Dominion Customers Speak Against Proposed Gas Plant at Public Hearing, April 24, 2013

Sierra Club Calls on Cuccinelli to Stop Wasting Tax Payers Dollars Challenging the Science of Climate Change, April 1, 2013

Where We Stand: One Year After EPA Proposed Limiting Carbon Pollution from Power Plants, March 27, 2013

Sierra Club Condemns Wasting of Transportation Dollars by McDonnell Administration on Destructive Rt. 460 Project, December 20, 2012

Sierra Club Applauds VA Beach City Council Action to Direct Clean Energy Future, January 26, 2011

First Renewable Energy Business Lobby Day Comes to Richmond, January 25, 2011

Obama to Maintain East Coast Drilling Ban – Sierra Club Statement, December 1, 2010

“Smart from the Start”: DOI to Streamline Atlantic Offshore Wind Process, November 24, 2010

Local Sierra Club Votes to Support Poor Mountain Wind Project, October 13, 2010

Power Failure: How VA is Losing the Competition for Clean Energy Jobs, October 11, 2010

VA Chapter Director Besa Responds to News of Gamesa-Northrup Grumman Deal, October 6, 2010

Obama Cancels VA Lease Sale 220, Director Glen Besa Responds, May 27, 2010

Off Shore Drilling Threatens Virginia Beach With Oil Spills: Residents stage mock “oil slick” on beach to show need to end offshore drilling, May 5, 2010

Virginia Sierra Club Responds to Obama Drilling Announcement, March 31, 2010 

Virginians Show Support for EPA Actions to Protect Public Health, March 16, 2010 

Sierra Club Responds to AG Cuccinelli’s EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations Challenge, February 16, 2010