Off of Virginia’s coastline sits a huge clean energy resource: wind power. Developing this resource could create 10,000 jobs in Virginia and power 700,000 homes, while reducing the fossil fuel… Continued
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The Virginia General Assembly session just wrapped up and your legislators have headed back to their districts. Here’s a run down on what happened in the last 46 days: The… Continued
In December, when President Obama announced that he would cancel lease plans for offshore oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean from 2012 – 2017, we all breathed a collective sigh… Continued
Yesterday was (supposed) to be a big day for energy bills in the Senate but many of the bills were “passed by” for the day, which means they have been… Continued
Last night Governor McDonnell addressed a crowd of almost-entirely-not college students at the University of Mary Washington. It wasn’t the students fault for not being there- it was only their… Continued
This is a cross post from Blue Virginia. I just got off a conference call on the dangers of offshore oil drilling in Virginia and lessons learned from the Gulf… Continued
We’ve all heard that we’re addicted to oil. But in the wake of the BP spill we might do well to take the oil-as-a-drug metaphor a little more seriously. For… Continued