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Survivors of Climate Disasters Share Stories and Call for Fossil-Fuel Polluters to be Held Accountable

Survivors of numerous disasters driven by climate change yesterday called for fossil fuel companies to be held legally accountable for their crimes, inflicting massive damage on public health and the
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Youngkin Seeks to Override Legislature on Clean Cars Law

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today that his administration will refuse to implement Advanced Clean Car Standards, a regulation Virginia joined through legislation in 2021 to phase in zero-emission vehicles in
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Advocates Applaud Maryland Gov. Moore’s Executive Order to Develop Healthy Air Standards for HVACs and Water Heaters This Year

Zero-emission heating equipment standards, part of Gov. Moore’s ambitious executive order on climate, can lower energy bills, deliver healthier air for residents, and accelerate progress towards Maryland’s climate goals BALTIMORE
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Chesterfield County Government Abdicates Responsibility on Gas Plant Site Suitability Determination

Dominion Energy will apply to build a massive gas plant in Chesterfield at a recently shuttered coal plant, rather than a new site, in order to avoid the local permitting
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Feds Finalize Two Essential Transmission Rules to Speed Up Renewable Energy Planning

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced today the finalization of two vital transmission rules: the transmission planning rule and the backstop siting rule. These two rules are essential
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Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project Moving Forward On Schedule

Construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW) remains on schedule following a routine order from a federal judge requesting supplemental documentation from Dominion Energy.
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CCAN Applauds Historic New EPA Standards To Crack Down on Power-Plant Pollutants

CCAN Applauds Historic New EPA Rules to Crack Down on Power-Plant Pollutants As the EPA finalizes new rules to put a stop to harmful fossil-fuel pollutants, climate activists look forward
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CCAN Joins Call for Gas Utilities to Stop Forcing Ratepayers to Fund Utility Lobbyists

CCAN Joins Call for Gas Utilities to Stop Forcing Ratepayers to Fund Utility Lobbyists
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CCAN Statement on the Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster

Baltimore, MD – The Chesapeake Climate Action Network mourns the tragic loss of life on March 26 with the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Our hearts go out
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Central Virginia Lawmakers Say Chesterfield Gas Plant Not in Line with State Law

This morning, nine legislators from the central Virginia state delegation issued a statement in opposition to Dominion Energy’s proposed Chesterfield gas plant.
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