FILE - Wind turbines work at sunset on a wind farm near Del Rio, Texas, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a nearly $11 billion investment on Tuesday, May 16, to help bring affordable clean energy to rural communities throughout the country. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Republicans’ Potential Repeal of Clean Energy Law Threatens Jobs, Communities, and Climate

House Republicans’ latest attack on the Inflation Reduction Act comes in the form of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023, which would repeal or shorten clean energy and manufacturing incentives.

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As Virginia Moves to Pull Out of Carbon Market, Housing Groups Worry About Funding Loss

Since Virginia began participating in the carbon market known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in 2021, millions of dollars for weatherization efforts have become available to groups like Community Housing Partners all across the state.

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What Virginia Has Gotten Out Of Biden’s Infrastructure Law (So Far)

In Virginia, 117 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Old Dominion and how it helps Virginians.

Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford, speaks to the Senate Agriculture, Chesepeake and Natural Resources committee Tuesday. (Charlie Paullin/Virginia Mercury)
Democrats on Virginia Senate committee reject Clean Car standards repeal

Along party lines, a Virginia Senate committee on Tuesday voted to kill a slate of Republican proposals to repeal the state’s adoption of California’s Clean Car standards, which set stricter vehicle emissions limits than the federal government imposes and mandate that all new vehicles sold be zero-emission starting in 2035.

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Climate Challenges: Virginia Panel Holds Youngkin Administration Accountable

Gov. Youngkin wants out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, and he was called out for those efforts during a recent virtual forum.

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The RGGI and Virginia: How An Exit Could Spell Disaster For Virginians

Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to pull Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a multi-state effort to reduce air pollution.

Flooding in Old Town Alexandria
Alexandria’s Flooding Woes Get Fix from Biden’s COVID Relief Law

Nearly 20% of the city's first round of spending will go towards flood prevention.