New Report: Major Offshore Wind Development Will Save Marylanders Money with Economic, Environmental, and Health Benefits

Offshore wind prices could fall to half the cost of current electricity prices by 2031, under best case scenario
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Youngkin Uses State Air Board to Illegally Repeal Popular Climate Policy

Proposed regulation would pull Virginia out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which was enacted by the legislature, delivers hundreds of millions of dollars to the state, and has overwhelming public support.
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Maryland County of One Million People Moves to Eliminate Fossil Fuel Use in New Buildings by 2026

Maryland County of One Million People Moves to Eliminate Fossil Fuel Use in New Buildings by 2026 ROCKVILLE, MD – In a vote with national implications for climate policy, the
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Governor Youngkin’s “All-of-the-Above” Energy Plan Fails Virginia in the Midst of Climate Crisis and the Push for New Renewable Energy Nationwide

RICHMOND, VA-Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s “2022 Virginia Energy Plan” – released today – is a veiled threat to Virginia’s clean-energy progress in recent years and threatens to move the Commonwealth
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CCAN Statement on SCC Ruling in Favor of Virginia Coastal Offshore Wind Project

RICHMOND, VA: “With this ruling, Virginia is poised to take its place as a climate leader by ushering in more offshore wind than anywhere else in the country. On top
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Takoma Park rescues 4000 trees from invasive vines

In a First-of-Its-Kind Program, Volunteers Rescue 4,000 Trees From Killer Vines in Takoma Park, MD

After a novel survey of dying trees in 2021, volunteers systematically rescued huge swaths of urban forest plagued by English Ivy and other invasive vines. Results: More than 80% of
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Virginians March BACKWARDS to Protest Youngkin’s Backward Climate Policies

Unusual backwards march around the State Capitol demonstrates opposition to Governor’s plan to withdraw from RGGI program that reduces carbon emissions while funding coastal resilience and energy efficiency Richmond, VA
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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 – On Thursday June 16, the
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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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