Dominion Energy Abandons Gas Infrastructure Plans Due To Passage of Virginia Clean Economy Act

Statement: Dominion’s IRP a “Snowball” In Forthcoming “Avalanche” of Companies Abandoning Gas Plans RICHMOND, VA — On Thursday, April 2, Dominion Energy signaled a shift away from its previous intentions
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Fighting Climate in the Time of Coronavirus

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, we at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and CCAN Action Fund are working hard to adjust our plans to continue fighting global
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Court Rules in Favor of Environmental Groups on Hazardous Air Pollution from Power Plants

Decision by U.S. Court of Appeals Forces EPA to Reconsider Loophole from Pollution Limits During Startups Washington, D.C. – In a major victory for environmental organizations, a court today ruled that
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Virginia Grassroots Internship

SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: WORK WITH CCAN TO MOBILIZE OUR GRASSROOTS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE IN VIRGINIA DESCRIPTION The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) works with partners across the state to
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Summer Legal Internship (MD based)

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is looking for an intern to support our efforts to reduce pollution in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC with a focus on frontline communities most
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Virginia Clean Economy Act: A Big Step Forward on Climate Policy

House and Senate Pass “Virginia Clean Economy Act” on Tuesday, Feb 11 By Mike Tidwell When it comes to clean energy policy, environmental activists nationwide commonly think of the Chesapeake
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Governor Hogan’s Plans to "Kick-Start" a Gas Expansion Across Maryland

While other states and cities are moving away from powering homes and buildings with gas—a potent climate pollutant—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan plans to spend $6.5 million this year in his
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Rally at MDE headquarters

Activists Rally Against Governor Hogan’s Inadequate Draft Climate Plan Ahead of Key MDE Meeting

BALTIMORE, MD — On Friday, January 31, at 12:30pm, dozens of concerned Maryland residents held a rally to call out the inadequacies in Governor Hogan’s draft plan to address climate
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STATEMENT: Victory on Buckingham Compressor Station for Fracked Gas

RICHMOND, VA — Today, the court threw out a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline compressor station in Buckingham County, Virginia. The proposed 54,000-horsepower compressor station — situated a
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Hogan climate plan under fire from 25 prominent groups

Two Dozen Organizations Deliver Letter Criticizing Governor Hogan’s Draft Climate Plan Maryland Has “Responsibility to Lead with More Aggressive Pollution Reduction Plans,” Groups Say ANNAPOLIS, MD — Today, a group of
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