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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Federal Court Invalidates Another Key Permit in Endangered Species Act Case, Casting Serious Doubt on the Future of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Decision comes just after Fourth Circuit invalidated U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Thursday, February 3, 2022 Contact:  Morgan Caplan, (443) 986-1221 or Morgan.Caplan@sierraclub.orgMolly Moore, (847) 401-3633, molly@appvoices.org Washington, DC
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CCAN Responds to Virginia Water Control Board Approval of MVP Permit: “This is a Major Step in the Wrong Direction”

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) joined other climate activists today in reacting to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decision to approve a water permit for the Mountain Valley
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EPA Underestimates Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Landfills by at Least 25 Percent

Environmental Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA Over Undercounting of Greenhouse Gases from Waste Dumps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups today announced their intention to sue EPA
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Activists Stop Traffic to Get the Build Back Better Act Moving

With only days left in 2021, intersections surrounding the US Capitol are blocked as Americans demand Congress pass Build Back Better and Voting Rights Bills WASHINGTON, DC — Members of Congress
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“Turning Up the Heat on Cooling Down the Planet”: Abell Foundation Report Explains How Maryland Can Reestablish Leadership Fighting Climate Change

Baltimore, MD — The Abell Foundation released a new report today called “Turning Up the Heat on Cooling Down the Planet: Comparing the Climate Leadership Actions of Maryland and Massachusetts.” This
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To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduce Costs, Maryland Commission on Climate Change Recommends All-Electric New Construction by 2024

Commission’s Building Energy Transition Plan Takes an Important StepToward Reducing Emissions from the State’s Building Sector Baltimore, MD — The Maryland Commission on Climate Change has released its 2021 Annual Report and
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Congratulations to Baltimore for Divesting from Fossil Fuels

On October 5th, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott (D) signed new legislation mandating that the city’s three employee retirement pension funds divest from the fossil fuel industry. This landmark bill,
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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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