VAIPL is happy to provide you and your faith community with Laudato Si’ resources ready to be used for the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical.
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Contact: Kendyl Crawford, Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, 757-268-8810, email@example.com Virginia Makes Legislative Commitments to Environmental Justice Richmond, VA – On March 3rd, Governor Ralph Northam signed a bill to codify the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice (VCEJ). The purpose of this council is to “provide recommendations that maintain a
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2020 VA Creation Care Calendar
Interfaith Organization Celebrates Union Hill Win While Pushing for Environmental Justice throughout Virginia
Richmond, VA – Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the state’s air permit for a proposed compressor station in the historic African American community of Union Hill, Virginia. The compressor station is part of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would carry fracked-gas from West Virginia, through Virginia
December 19, 2019 Kendyl Crawford, Director, Virginia Interfaith Power & Light said, “Just a few weeks ago, over 70 Virginia faith communities and congregations participated in Climate in the Pulpits, an effort to uplift the moral responsibility to act on the issues of climate change and environmental justice. Setting standards for
Union Hill Update: As you may know the Union Hill group Friends of Buckingham was represented in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently. While we await the outcome of this, we want to acknowledge that the State Air Pollution Control Board conceded that Union Hill is indeed overwhelmingly populated by
With Call to Environmental Justice, 70+ VA Congregations Dedicate their Worship Services to Climate Action Weekend ‘Climate in the Pulpits, on the Bimah & in the Minbar,’ events show multi-faith support for stronger environmental justice provisions in Virginia Nov 18, 2019 Richmond, VA — Over 70 Virginia congregations across the state preached about
September 17, 2019 RICHMOND, VA – Today Governor Northam released Executive Order 43 which established renewable energy goals for the state of Virginia. In response, Kendyl Crawford, Director of Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, released the following statement: “Governor Northam’s leadership through Executive Order 43 to reduce carbon pollution is a