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From the Mountains to the Sea: McAuliffe is Hurting People with His Energy Policies

From the Mountains to the Sea: McAuliffe is Hurting People with His Energy Policies

Published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch If Gov. Terry McAuliffe lived in Virginia Beach or owned a farm in the fragile mountains of central Virginia, maybe he wouldn’t cheer so l ...

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Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

Secretary Thomasson to Join Virginia Organizing for Restoration Celebration and Information Session

What: Restoration of Civil Rights Celebration and Information Session for Returning Citizens When: Wednesday, May 18 at 5 p.m. Where: Williams Farm Recreation Center (5252 Learnin ...

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One by One, Virginia Organizing Connects People to Solar

One by One, Virginia Organizing Connects People to Solar

We previously looked at how Virginia Organizing, a multi-issue organizing group, was able to put solar where its mouth is with the addition of solar to its office. The organizatio ...

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Debra Grant: Payday lenders prey on women, families

Debra Grant: Payday lenders prey on women, families

Published by the Virginian-Pilot I had a relative who needed to borrow $150, so I took out a payday loan to help. Every month, I would have to roll the loan over until the next mo ...

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Care for our Earth: Preventing Water Scarcity

Care for our Earth: Preventing Water Scarcity

How careful are we in our use of one of the Earth's most precious resource, water? If we were to experience a high category hurricane where our drinkable water supply would no lon ...

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Supporting Green Products with Our Purchases

Supporting Green Products with Our Purchases

Do we realize that our purchases shape the world? When a dollar leaves our hands, it goes to work, work that can support life and wellbeing or degradation and destruction! Even th ...

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A Flood of Voices

A Flood of Voices

Virginia Organizing, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and the Sierra Club of Virginia have teamed up to raise awareness about the flooding in the South Hampton Roads area. South ...

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Caring for our Earth with Technology

Caring for our Earth with Technology

Some people argue that wind turbines are not acceptable because a number of birds are killed by them. Unfortunately, wind power does have that disadvantage at the present time, th ...

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Addressing Climate Change with Urgency

Addressing Climate Change with Urgency

How urgent and critical is the climate change issue for Virginia? Before giving an answer I refer to Stephen Nash, a journalist, who conducted intensive research on climate change ...

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Offshore drilling – make your voice heard

Offshore drilling – make your voice heard

Not long ago I wrote about offshore drilling. This is a huge and very critical issue which cannot receive too much attention — especially since one of the proposed sites is the At ...

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