Climate


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.

A Look at Yellow Finch Lane
Ettinger: The Clock Has Run Out On Yellow Finch Lane

MONTGOMERY COUNTY-The time's up for protesters on Yellow Finch Lane, as the Mountain Valley Pipeline moves on.

Spam callers have been impersonating healthcare workers in Virginia.
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Friday, March 19

DANVILLE-A supercell storm hits Virginia, a mass vaccination site starts up and the feds warn about a stimulus scam.

Ballot to vote by mail
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Thursday, Feb. 18

RICHMOND-The storm settles in, debate dates get finalized and a political candidate calls for records to be released.