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Public to DEQ: Virginia needs the Clean Power Plan

PORTSMOUTH – Climate change is real, it’s impacting Hampton Roads, and the Clean Power Plan promises concrete solutions to this growing crisis. This was the message that played loud and clear Tuesday, Oct. 6 as Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality held its sixth and final “listening session” on the Clean Power Plan at Tidewater Community College’s […]

Free Lance-Star op-ed on energy efficiency and the Clean Power Plan

Free Lance-Star op-ed on energy efficiency and the Clean Power Plan

Saturday, Oct. 6, the (Fredericksburg) Free Lance-Star published the below op-ed by Virginia LCV Education Fund board member Dana Wiggins focusing on the role that energy efficiency can play in reducing our carbon footprint under the Clean Power Plan.   Commentary: Saving energy is good for your wallet and the planet By Dana Wiggins Logic assumes if you use […]

Legislators learn BMPs, conservation easements firsthand in Fauquier

Legislators learn BMPs, conservation easements firsthand in Fauquier

Middleburg, Va. – Undeveloped land in much of Northern Virginia is becoming somewhat of a rare commodity. But while touring the grounds of 18th District Delegate Michael Webert’s farm operations just outside of Middleburg in Fauquier County, environmentalists, agriculture experts and state lawmakers were reminded of the value of open space and why it’s so […]

Legislative retreat focuses on impacts of climate change on viticulture

Legislative retreat focuses on impacts of climate change on viticulture

Etlan, Va. – Harvest time is right around the corner in Madison County, with clusters of neatly manicured red wine grapes nearly ready to begin their transformation into DuCard Vineyards’ next batch of boutique wine. For owner Scott Elliff, it’s been a long road, full of trial and error, to what promises to be a […]

Action Teams visit Warner, Kaine staff

Action Teams visit Warner, Kaine staff

  Virginia LCV staff and our Conservation Action Team members have been taking advantage of the August recess to personally thank our U.S. Senators for their support of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which was rolled out earlier this month. Aug. 19, Chesapeake Councilwoman Ward, Virginia LCV Advocacy Coordinator Becca Summers and Conservation Action Team members met […]

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