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Tell FERC to Stop Construction of the MVP

Tell FERC to Stop Construction of the MVP

Right now, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has a chance to right the decades of wrongs they have permitted and perpetuated within our energy…
New Study: Invasive Vines Could Kill Nearly 5,000 Trees in Takoma Park, MD Within 5-7 Years

New Study: Invasive Vines Could Kill Nearly 5,000 Trees in Takoma Park, MD Within 5-7 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2021Contact: Mike Tidwell, CCAN director, 240-460-5838, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.orgLaura Cofsky, CCAN, 571-275-6696, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org Groundbreaking study has possible national implications while calling for immediate, commonsense…
5 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

5 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

Change, real change, toward a clean-energy future is within our sight. President Biden has committed to a government-wide approach to tackling the climate crisis, while…
Virginia Natural Gas Files to Withdraw Their Application for the Interconnect Project

Virginia Natural Gas Files to Withdraw Their Application for the Interconnect Project

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2021Contact: Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 202-642-9336 VNG concludes the Interconnect Project is “no longer needed” Richmond, VA — This weekend, Virginia Natural Gas (VNG)…
Without Local Action on Solar, Climate Action Plans Speak Hollow Words

Without Local Action on Solar, Climate Action Plans Speak Hollow Words

Solar energy. The term conjures images of savvy-looking panels on rooftops and promises of clean futures void of polluting power plants. In recent years, though,…
A Scientist’s Fight for Environmental Policy in Virginia

A Scientist’s Fight for Environmental Policy in Virginia

By Omar Rosales-Cortez As a CCAN Policy Fellow, I have had the opportunity to help support major 2021 legislation and campaigns in Virginia. My experience…