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In response to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decisions to approve the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines

VAIPL’s Statement in response to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decisions to approve the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines On Thursday, December 7, the State Water Control Board voted 5-2 to approve the permit for the fracked gas Mountain Valley Pipeline. On Tuesday, December 12, the board voted

Press Release – Interfaith Leaders Confront Environmental Racism in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2017 CONTACT Kendyl Crawford 757-268-8810, kcrawford@vaipl.org Interfaith Leaders Confront Environmental Racism in Virginia RICHMOND, Virginia – On the heels of the efforts to begin repealing the Clean Power Plan last week, interfaith leaders, academics and community members came together to discuss solutions to environmental racism

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey…

  Dear Friend of VAIPL, Less than two weeks ago, we witnessed a horrible tragedy unfold in Texas and onthe Gulf Coast. Now thousands are beginning to make their way back to their homes. This past Sunday, on the National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims, folks ofall faiths across the nation prayed for healing and peace after the storm that took thelives of at least 60

In Response to Executive Directive 11

In Response to Executive Directive 11, Virginia Interfaith Power & Light co-chair Rev. Dr. Faith Harris Released the Following Statement: Our Virginia faith communities applaud Gov. McAuliffe for speaking out for climate action and for taking a step – through Executive Directive 11 — to limit carbon pollution throughout the state. Our nation’s current climate progress rests

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