VA Department of Environmental Quality Finalizes C4GT Gas Power Plant Cancellation

VA Department of Environmental Quality Finalizes C4GT Gas Power Plant Cancellation Activists celebrate after leading a years-long campaign to stop C4GT, turn efforts to other dangerous fossil-fuel projects moving forward
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Morgantown Coal Plant to Retire in 2022, Five Years Earlier Than Previously Announced

Friday, June 11, 2021Contact:  Alex Amend, alex.amend@sierraclub.org ANNAPOLIS — Earlier this week, GenOn Holdings, Inc. announced that it plans to retire units 1 and 2 at the Morgantown Generating Station by June 2022,
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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 rescue actions from the local
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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) filed a motion to withdraw
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State-Based Energy Groups: Congress Must Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

Nonprofits active in every region of the country say renewable power mandate is key to solving climate change, creating new jobs, and addressing equity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 22,
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Climate and Policy Experts Agree: America Can Achieve Biden’s Goal of 100% Clean Electricity by 2035

During one of the earliest sneak peeks into Biden’s plan, experts laid out the political hurdles and roadmap to pass one of the most ambitious climate plans in America’s history
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Annapolis Sues Big Oil for Climate Fraud and Damages

City Becomes the First State Capital and 25th U.S. Community to Take Big Oil Companies to Court for Lying About Their Role in Climate Change FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23,
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New Patrick Gonzales Poll: Montgomery County Voters Are Highly Concerned About Climate Change and Want Major Action Soon, Especially on Solar Power

More than 75 Percent of Voters Say They Want a Concrete Plan, Within Six Months, that Will Lead to “Major” Pollution Cuts. Nearly 69 Percent Support Solar Power on Farmland
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Key Permit for Eastern Shore Pipeline APPROVED

CONTACT:  Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 202-642-9336 Anthony Field, anthony@chesapeakeclimate.org, 301-664-4068 Advocacy Groups Criticize Maryland Board of Public Works Decision in Wake of Climate Change and Justice Concerns ANNAPOLIS, MD – Leading
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New Regulation Puts Maryland at Forefront of Limiting Emissions from Gas Infrastructure

CCAN Looks to Maryland to Strengthen Rules Further to Fully Address Pollution and Community Concerns TAKOMA PARK, MD — On Monday, November 16th, regulations will go into effect aimed at
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