Battling global warming will require coordinated efforts at national and international levels, but it is state and local governments in Maryland and Virginia and elsewhere who must lead.
Virginia General Assembly bills that Chesapeake PSR is supporting this year, with a brief summary.
Virginia's water board voted on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline water quality certification, producing a mixed outcome for Virginia residents who oppose the pipeline.
Governor-Elect Northam commended Chesapeake PSR and health professionals for educating on climate and health in Norfolk.
Virginia commits to Paris climate agreement goals by joining the Under2 Coalition of sub-national governments around the world who agree to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Virginia's DEQ is proposing new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants. It's a step in the right direction, says the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Sign a petition urging the Virginia General Assembly to remove anti-competitive solar policies in Virginia. Increasing solar energy in Virginia will benefit health and the economy.
Virginia's Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline will fuel climate change and harm the health, water and air of Virginia residents. Chesapeake PSR and others are working to halt the pipelines.
Virginia health professionals urged the DEQ to write regulations to reduce coal-fired power plant CO2 emissions and allow Virginia to join a multi-state carbon reduction program such as RGGI.
Virginia groups fight the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline, two mammoth pipelines that would harm the health, safety and drinking water of millions of Virginians.