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Summer 2022 Organizing Internship

DESCRIPTION The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) works with partners across the Chesapeake Bay region to promote renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and stop the expansion of fossil fuel
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Partner Job Highlight: Get Paid to Learn Organic Farming

A 60-acre vegetable, fruit and Christmas tree farm, one of PA’s oldest sustainable farm since 1972, tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Needmore, PA, with the
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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Organizer

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network seeks an experienced, passionate organizer dedicated to uplifting community leaders in Maryland to take on the climate crisis.  Join our Winning Team If you want
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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 plant would have been one
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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 Water Act Section 404 permit
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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 Moore, (847) 401-3633, molly@appvoices.org Washington, DC
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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 in Norfolk, Virginia, I was
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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 hard enough, the US Congress
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CCAN Responds to Virginia Water Control Board Approval of MVP Permit: “This is a Major Step in the Wrong Direction”

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) joined other climate activists today in reacting to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision to approve a water permit for the Mountain Valley
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EPA Underestimates Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Landfills by at Least 25 Percent

Environmental Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA Over Undercounting of Greenhouse Gases from Waste Dumps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups today announced their intention to sue EPA
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