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New Campaign to Bring Clean Energy to Virginia

On Aug. 27, Appalachian Voices and partners in the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition launched “New Power for the Old Dominion,” a statewide campaign to urge electric providers, energy policy officials and state lawmakers to increase investment in cleaner energy generation in the state.

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Political winds shifting for renewable energy in Virginia?

Late last week, the U.S. Department of Interior announced plans to sell leases for the development of wind energy 27 miles off of Virginia’s shores and another lease block off of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. If constructed, these would be

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Victory in Virginia ODEC Coal Plant Fight! | Participating In the Democratic Process

Victory in Virginia ODEC Coal Plant Fight! Members of the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition rejoiced recently over news that plans for the state’s largest proposed coal-fired power plant were put on hold. Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, the third largest

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Coming Soon: 5th Annual Weekend in Wise

The 5th Annual Weekend in Wise County, hosted by the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards and the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition amid Virginia’s treasured Appalachian Mountains, is just around the corner. October 12 through 14, experience the beauty and culture

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URGENT: Don’t Let Big Coal Poison Virginia’s Groundwater!

A dirty bill in the Virginia General Assembly is bad news for the health of Virginia’s groundwater. We urgently need to show state senators that clean water for the Commonwealth is more important than cost-cutting measures for the coal industry!

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