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Virginia governor proposes $733 million in new funds for environment

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam proposed a budget that includes $733 million in new funding for the environment, clean energy, and environ...

Attorney Hannah Coman appointed to Virginia board on clean energy

Attorney Hannah Coman was studying political science at North Carolina’s Davidson College when she first started thinking about climate change, a...

Hikes that have our hearts at Shenandoah Mountain

Rugged trails, sparkling lakes, forest covered mountains, crystal trout streams, rocky cliffs. This is what makes Virginia’s Shenandoah Mountain...

Virginia’s already-approved program to cut carbon emissions needs budget restriction lifted

When it comes to addressing climate change caused by carbon emissions in Virginia, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that...

Union Hill has day in court

Today, SELC was before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the state’s permit for a polluting compressor station sited in the histori...

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case on unnecessary and destructive Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Today, the nation’s highest court agreed to review a lower court decision, which revoked a U.S. Forest Service permit for the unnecessary and des...

Dominion’s proposed offshore wind project represents climate progress

Dominion Energy announced plans for a 2,600 megawatt, $7.8 billion offshore wind project in Virginia, joining the state’s governor in making a si...

Virginia groups call for new east-west train service

Virginians of all ages want to have the option of getting where they need to go without driving. A new report finds that expanding the state’s r...

Federal court strikes down Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit

We’ve long argued against the necessity of the poorly-routed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which slices through environmentally sensitive and sacred a...

Virginia’s climate action on carbon emissions ready for rollout, needs funding fix

Virginia has a cap-and-trade program on the books and ready to go that should reduce greenhouse emissions from power plants by 30 percent. Unfort...

Supreme Court upholds Virginia’s ban on uranium mining

Today the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren, upholding Virginia’s 37-year-old uranium mining ban....

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