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Fracking by the Numbers

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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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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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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