On July 1st, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order convening the Governor's Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission. Environment Virginia and partner organizations released a statement in response applauding the Governor's actions.
More than 220,000 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are on America’s roads today, including over 3,000 in Virginia (a 1,000% increase since early 2012), delivering real benefits for our health and our environment, according to a new report released today by Environment Virginia.
Industrial facilities dumped 11,821,961 pounds of toxic chemicals into Virginia’s waterways in 2012 making Virginia’s waterways the 5th worst in the nation, according to a new report by the Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center.
On May 6, a national committee of experts in agriculture, climate science, commerce and disaster relief published the third National Climate Assessment (NCA). A coalition of Virginia environmental, public health and faith-based organizations responded to the findings.