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News Release | Environment Virginia

Obama Administration Should Use Sound Science to Protect Virginia’s Waterways

The Obama administration took a significant step forward in clarifying the science connecting America’s waterways and the drinking water for millions across the country. The administration is expected to move forward with a new rule to clarify protections for all America’s waterways.

News Release | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Virginia’s Biggest Global Warming Polluters

As the threat of flooding continues to plague Norfolk, a new report from Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center finds that Dominion Virginia Power subsidiaries run the state’s three biggest carbon-polluting power plants, producing as much global warming pollution as over 2 million cars each year.

News Release | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Congratulations Gina McCarthy, Our New U.S. EPA Administrator

After months of delays, the Senate votes to confirm President Obama's highly qualified nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy.

News Release | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

President Obama’s Climate Plan a Clear Victory for Virginia, Future Generations

President Obama took the next step forward on global warming prevention, mitigation, and adaptation during his address at Georgetown University.

News Release | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Pres. Obama to Unveil Plan to Address Climate Change

President Obama will announce a comprehensive climate action plan on Tuesday, June 25th at 1:35 pm EST from Georgetown University.

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