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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.

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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.

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Report | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

America's Dirtiest Power Plants

America’s power plants are among the most significant sources of carbon dioxide pollution in the world. The 50 most-polluting U.S. power plants emit more than 2 percent of the world’s energy-related carbon dioxide pollution – or more pollution than every nation except six worldwide.  


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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.

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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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