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Solar, Environmental Justice and Utility Reform in Virginia

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Appalachian Voices and our partners are advocating for several key environmental and energy reforms in the Virginia legislature in 2020.

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Survey says: Virginians want clean energy

rtd2 A bi-partisan poll released today shows solid support among Virginia voters for the state to develop a plan to cut carbon pollution and shift to cleaner sources of energy. Meanwhile, in Richmond, the General Assembly is heading in the opposite direction, casting votes in favor of dirty fossil fuels.

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Virginia Bill to Lift Uranium Mining Ban Withdrawn | Inspecting Fracking in Ohio

By Davis Wax On January 31, legislation to lift a 31-year old ban on uranium mining was withdrawn from the Virginia Senate floor before voting could commence that afternoon. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. John Watkins, removed the bill from the

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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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