News Releases

News Release | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Localities Lead Virginia on Cutting Carbon, Commonwealth Lags

Our new report, Moving America Forward, shows even as federal energy efficiency requirements have helped Virginia reduce emissions, leaders in Richmond could be playing a much larger role in reducing carbon pollution. In lieu of comprehensive state or federal legislation, local governments across the commonwealth have stepped up to implement community environmental programs aimed at protecting future generations from the worst impacts of climate change.

News Release | Environment Virginia

New video featuring Virginia Congressmen to encourage action on global warming

Environment Virginia launched a new online video campaign featuring interviews with Congressmen Gerry Connolly and Jim Moran to encourage Virginians concerned about global warming to tell the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to act on climate.

News Release | Environment Virginia

President Obama Vows to Protect Future Generations from Climate Change

Environment Virginia response to President Obama's 2014 State of the Union.

News Release | Environment Virginia

Statement on Governor McAuliffe Inauguration

Environment Virginia's response to inauguration of Virginia's 72nd governor, Terry McAuliffe

News Release | Environment Virginia

Fracking by the Numbers: New Report Quantifies Damage Done by Gas Drilling

As the U.S. Forest Service prepares to announce whether or not to open up the George Washington National Forest to the dirty drilling practice known as fracking, a new report from Environment Virginia Research and Policy Center calculates the toll of this dirty drilling on our environment across the country. 

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