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South must play a key role in addressing climate change, biodiversity crises

President Joe Biden has taken early steps to show how seriously he is taking the threat posed by climate change — from rejoining the Paris Agreem...

There’s a lot to like in Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan

Today the Biden Administration proposed a $2 trillion infrastructure plan designed to reshape our U.S. economy, create jobs, and address racial i...

N.C. gov’s proposed budget invests in healthy air and water, clean energy jobs

Governor Roy Cooper has released a forward-thinking budget that will create good-paying jobs and promote economic development and equity in North...

Virginia accelerates clean transportation

The 2021 General Assembly session built upon last year’s transformative transportation funding bill and groundbreaking legislation slashing carbo...

What you need to know about how the Byhalia Pipeline impacts Memphis

Byhalia Pipeline:  What is going on? Two companies, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Valero Energy Corporation, are trying to build a pipe...

Nation’s last new coal plant proposal finally succumbs in Georgia

The end of the road has officially come for Plant Washington, a proposed new coal plant that would have been located in Sandersville, GA. While...

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...

Northam acts to better prepare Virginia for climate change

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed an executive order to strengthen the state’s ability to withstand the impacts of climate change. When sig...

Trump administration releases destructive rollback of clean car standards

Today, the Trump administration released its proposal to rollback clean car standards – freezing fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissi...

Mapping cars help Alabama utility identify, measure Birmingham methane leaks

Today groups released online maps showing the location and size of methane leaks from natural gas pipes beneath city streets of Birmingham, Alaba...

SELC sues Trump administration over illegal climate change rollback

SELC filed a lawsuit today in federal court to challenge the Trump Administration’s abrupt and illegal suspension of federal provisions designed...

Virginia announces move to tackle carbon pollution at the state level

Today Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe took a decisive step forward to fight climate change and to show the nation that, despite key environment...

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