Air Pollution

Should Virginia work with other states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Voters may end up deciding that issue this November.

National Parks Conservation Association

When you think about a national park, you probably think about fresh air, but the fact is that pollution blows through many of our parks, including the Shenandoah.  The EPA came up with a rule to address air quality, but park advocates complain that the Trump administration is getting in the way of improvements.

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Virginia’s air quality has been a topic of debate in recent years, as environmentalists have clashed with business interests. Meanwhile, the quality of Virginia’s air has suffered according to a new report.

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A state board in Virginia approved a controversial plan Tuesday to build a natural gas compressor station in a historic African-American community, prompting angry shouts of "shame" from more than 200 opponents.

Trump Plan Shifts Clean Power Debate to States

Aug 27, 2018
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President Trump’s new proposal to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan has sparked a debate in the Commonwealth about the state’s energy future.