Tag: Clean Power Plan
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on the move of theTrump Administration to abandon the Clean Power Plan.
Virginia Interfaith Power & Light comments in response to the Trump administration’s withdrawal of the EPA Clean Power Plan.
Business owners, civic officials and health professionals called on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to comply with the EPA Clean Power Plan.
Along with reducing air pollution, the Clean Power Plan can save low income individuals money.
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing an amicus brief in support of the Obama administration’s historic Clean Power Plan.
Senate Democrats upheld a veto on a bill that would have prevented implementation of a Virginia-specific plan in line with the federal Clean Power Plan.
Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed Senate Bill 21, which would bar the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality from submitting a Virginia-specific plan to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan.
The Clean Power Plan is an opportunity for Virginia to reduce carbon emissions and protect public health.
A Senate committee voted to advance HB 2, which would require that the General Assembly sign off on Virginia’s plan to comply with Clean Power Plan requirements.
The Clean Power Plan is something that both parties should be getting behind. By 2030, the plan will save American families $204 annually.
The Senate passed SB 21, which would require that the General Assembly sign off on Virginia’s plan to comply with Clean Power Plan requirements.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill that would delay or obstruct implementation of the Clean Power Plan in Virginia.
The House passed a bill requiring the General Assembly to give final approval to the plan developed by the state DEQ to comply with the Clean Power Plan.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday passed legislation to require General Assembly approval of Virginia’s implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan.
A Senate committee voted Thursday to report a bill that would require the General Assembly to approve any plan to comply with the Clean Power Plan.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of S.J. Resolution 23 and S.J. Resolution 24, which express congressional disapproval of portions of the President’s Clean Power Plan.
Last night, the U.S. Senate voted to pass two resolutions to reverse the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants and the centerpiece of President Obama’s plan to tackle climate change.
Something troubling is coming down the pike now that the Obama administration has announced its new Clean Power Plan. In a full-speed-ahead quest to lower carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s power plants, the administration is implementing new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules that raise troubling legal issues.
The Sierra Club released polling Friday showing significant support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan among registered voters in Virginia.
Virginia Conservation Network: Attorney General Mark Herring puts Virginians first by supporting the Clean Power Plan
The Virginia Conservation Network issued a statement regarding the announcement from Attorney General Mark Herring today that Virginia will join a coalition of other states and municipalities in taking legal action to support the Clean Power Plan.
The Natural Resources Defense Council today expressed strong support for Virginia and its attorney general, Mark Herring, for joining a coordinated effort to protect the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan from legal attacks by carbon intensive special interests.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued the following statement on Attorney General Herring’s legal action to support clean air and clean energy in the Commonwealth.
Virginia joins multi-state coalition supporting economic, environmental and health benefits of clean air
Attorney General Mark Herring announced today that Virginia will join a coalition of seventeen other states and seven major municipalities taking legal action to support the Clean Power Plan, a national pollution-reduction strategy that will combat the impact of climate change on Virginia’s economy, coastal communities, the military, agriculture and forestry industry, and the health of Virginians.
The Clean Power Plan was published in the federal register today, beginning the process of cleaning up America’s dirtiest power plants, the leading source of U.S. global warming pollution. The rule’s publication is widely expected to trigger a new wave of polluter-driven attacks on the rule, both in the courts and in Congress.
Representatives from local clean energy businesses Secure Futures and Sigora Solar joined Harrisonburg City Councilman Kai Degner and other renewable energy advocates at the regional DEQ office on Wednesday, prior to the first scheduled public listening session on the Clean Power Plan.
U.S. Mark Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement on the Administration’s final Clean Power Plan.
Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates criticized the proposed Clean Power Plan rule released by President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency Monday and called on Governor Terry McAuliffe to delay implementation of the rule because of the likelihood of litigation and the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a previous EPA rule.