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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

A sign along a highway to protests the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday, July 5, 2020, that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and increasing cost uncertainty. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Dominion and Duke Energy Have Officially Canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The multi-state, $8 billion Atlantic Coast pipeline has been canceled due to uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy announced this weekend. Despite the developers winning a U.S. Supreme Court case over a critical permit last month, the energy companies said “recent developments have created an unacceptable layer of uncertainty and...

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Prepare Your Ears: After 17 Years, The Cicadas Are Coming Back to Virginia

They’re baaaaaaaaaaack Cicadas are expected to return to Virginia this month after spending 17 years in hiding. The noisy bugs are will emerge in the commonwealth, as well as North Carolina and West Virginia, in late May and June, after being underground since 2003.  Dr. Gene Kritsky, dean of behavioral and natural science at Mount...

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Dominion Plan to Move to Renewables ‘Not a Credible Response to Climate Change’

Advocates say your bill will go up with ‘no climate benefits’ RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Customers of Dominion Energy Virginia can expect their bills to increase by an average of about 3% annually over the next 10 years as the company changes its generation mix to comply with new renewable energy mandates, Dominion recently told...

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What War Can Teach Us About Defeating COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is as much our enemy as it is our ally. The virus offensive caught us off guard, but it brought back lessons we need to remember.