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Hanover’s Brown Grove Community Recognized As A Virginia Historic District, Raises Awareness for Environmental Justice

Virginia Department of Historic Resources honored the Freedmen-founded community of Brown Grove and incorporated it into the Virginia Landmarks state registry.  Sweet Briar, VA –…
CCAN Applauds Cancellation of Chickahominy Power Plant: Gas-Fired Plant Faced Stiff Opposition from Local Residents

CCAN Applauds Cancellation of Chickahominy Power Plant: Gas-Fired Plant Faced Stiff Opposition from Local Residents

Baltimore, MD — Yesterday, Chickahominy Power, LLC announced it had “terminated” its 1,600 megawatt, $1.64 billion gas-fired power plant planned for Charles County, Virginia. The…
In Yet Another Significant Blow to MVP, Army Corps of Engineers Signals Stream Crossing Permit Will Be Indefinitely Delayed Following Latest Court Decision

In Yet Another Significant Blow to MVP, Army Corps of Engineers Signals Stream Crossing Permit Will Be Indefinitely Delayed Following Latest Court Decision

Friday, February 11, 2022 Contact:  Contact: Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221 or Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.org Washington, DC — This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers committed to withhold a Clean…
Federal Court Invalidates Another Key Permit in Endangered Species Act Case, Casting Serious Doubt on the Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Federal Court Invalidates Another Key Permit in Endangered Species Act Case, Casting Serious Doubt on the Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Decision comes just after Fourth Circuit invalidated U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Thursday, February 3, 2022 Contact:  Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221 or Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.orgMolly…
Grassroots Fellow Blog: Rising Seas and Fighting for Climate Justice

Grassroots Fellow Blog: Rising Seas and Fighting for Climate Justice

By Nikia Johnson My name is Nikia Johnson and I have served as the Virginia Grassroots Fellow for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Growing up…
CCAN Winter News

CCAN Winter News

Message from the Director Dear friends, I founded Chesapeake Climate Action Network nearly 20 years ago with the hope that one day, if we worked…