Tag: "Safeguarding Communities"

A whole lotta of fracking goin’ on! (with apologies to Jerry Lee Lewis)
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A whole lotta of fracking goin’ on! (with apologies to Jerry Lee Lewis)

If you’ve read Bill McKibben’s “Do the Math” article, you know we need to keep as much as two-thirds of the known fossil fuel reserves in the ground to avoid a climate catastrophe. One more time: Tell U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack “Don’t Frack the George Washington National Forest!” The rush to frack is sweeping away [...]

New Solar Power Rankings Place VA Near Bottom in Nation
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New Solar Power Rankings Place VA Near Bottom in Nation

A just released survey by the Solar Energy Industry Association finds Virginia’s two neighboring states North Carolina and Maryland ranking 5th and 8th respectively in solar energy, photovoltaic panels, installed in 2012. Virginia was grouped in the bottom 25 states. Other eastern states in the top 25 included New York at 10th, Pennsylvania at 11th, [...]

Thank Congressmen Scott, Connolly & Moran for Seismic Opposition to Drilling
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Thank Congressmen Scott, Connolly & Moran for Seismic Opposition to Drilling

Join me in sending a Thank You message to Congressmen Bobby Scott, Jim Moran and Gerry Connolly for voicing their “Seismic” opposition to Atlantic offshore drilling. These courageous leaders recently wrote Secretary Salazar urging a stop to proposed seismic studies in the Atlantic. As we all know, these seismic studies are not only dangerous to [...]