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  • Upcoming Events | Democracy Awakening | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    am April 18 5 00 pm Event Navigation Film Screening Catching the Sun Shore Stories film screening Virginia Beach The labor environmental student racial justice civil rights and money in politics reform movements are bonding together to demand a democracy in which voting rights are protected and the integrity of the vote is not undermined by big money Join us in Washington D C April 16 18 and together we

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/democracy-awakening/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | Shore Stories film screening – Virginia Beach | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    00 pm 9 00 pm Event Navigation Democracy Awakening Coal Ash Stories Charlottesville On Tuesday April 19th join CCAN and our allies for a special screening of Shore Stories and learn how you can help protect ALL our oceans from drilling The fight isn t over While we succeeded in showing President Obama that offshore drilling would be a bad idea in the Atlantic his five year plan still proposes new drilling in the Gulf and the Arctic Shore Stories are six short films that expose the impacts of offshore drilling on coastal communities and the climate After the screening we ll discuss what we can do to help our friends in the Gulf and the Arctic because we know that drilling anywhere hurts us everywhere Join us on for a special screening of Shore Stories on Tuesday April 19th at 7pm at the Virginia Beach Central Library RSVP Here As we celebrate our hard work this is a great opportunity to learn more about what we avoided and the dangers that our friends in other areas of the country are facing The event will be an opportunity to learn network and take action to protect ALL of our oceans

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/shore-stories-film-screening-virginia-beach/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | Coal Ash Stories – Charlottesville | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Department of Environmental Quality to revoke lax permits that allow Dominion to dump toxic wastewater into the James River with dozens of citizens risking arrest to protect our waters But this fight is only beginning In the coming weeks Dominion will apply for additional permits to leave its remaining coal ash waste in unlined pits that will leach heavy metals into our groundwater for years to come including at its Bremo Bluff Power Station south of Charlottesville Join CCAN the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition Appalachian Voices and more on April 20th in Charlottesville for a film screening on Coal Ash Stories and discussion to learn more and plan our next steps to fight back against Dominion s plan to dump coal ash in the James River RSVP here for the screening of Coal Ash Stories in Charlottesville at the Jefferson Madison Library at 7pm Coal Ash Stories are four short films that paint a picture of what life looks like in communities threatened by toxic coal ash contamination across the country After watching the films we will discuss the next steps to protect local drinking water and our treasured James River from Dominion s toxic pollution Here are the details

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/coal-ash-stories-charlottesville/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | No Offshore Drilling Victory Party | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    In March we celebrated a victory for our coast and our climate when President Obama and his Bureau of Ocean Energy Management BOEM removed Virginia and the rest of the Atlantic from their five year offshore drilling plan Mark your calendars to help us celebrate and to learn how we can keep the momentum going Join CCAN the Sierra Club and no drilling activists at the victory party Thursday April

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/no-offshore-drilling-victory-party/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | SHORE STORIES FILM SCREENING – Hampton | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Event Navigation No Offshore Drilling Victory Party Celebration at Aberdeen Festival Park On Thursday April 21st join CCAN and our allies for a special screening of Shore Stories and learn how you can help protect ALL our oceans from drilling The fight isn t over While we succeeded in showing President Obama that offshore drilling would be a bad idea in the Atlantic his five year plan still proposes new drilling in the Gulf and the Arctic Shore Stories are six short films that expose the impacts of offshore drilling on coastal communities and the climate After the screening we ll discuss what we can do to help our friends in the Gulf and the Arctic because we know that drilling anywhere hurts us everywhere Join us on for a special screening of Shore Stories on Thursday April 21st at 7pm at the Sandy Bottom Nature Park As we celebrate our hard work this is a great opportunity to learn more about what we avoided and the dangers that our friends in other areas of the country are facing The event will be an opportunity to learn network and take action to protect ALL of our oceans WHEN Thursday April

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/shore-stories-film-screening-hampton/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | Celebration at Aberdeen Festival Park | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    event has passed Celebration at Aberdeen Festival Park April 23 11 00 am 4 00 pm Event Navigation SHORE STORIES FILM SCREENING Hampton Coal Ash Stories Chesapeake Join us for the Aberdeen festival park Earth day celebration WHEN Saturday April 23 2016 11 am to 4 p m WHERE 60 North Parke Street Aberdeen MD Learn more at http www aberdeen md org earth day Questions Email Brooke Harper at

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/celebration-at-aberdeen-festival-park/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Upcoming Events | Coal Ash Stories – Chesapeake | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    fierce resistance across Virginia to Dominion Power s dangerous coal ash disposal plans Thousands of you called on the Department of Environmental Quality DEQ to revoke lax permits that allow Dominion to dump hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into the James and Potomac Rivers Soon Hampton Roads will be at the center of this fight Dominion is poised to seek DEQ approval to dump toxic coal ash wastewater into the Elizabeth River from ponds at its Chesapeake Energy Center the same facility that s been leaking dangerous chemicals like arsenic into the river and local groundwater for years It s time to come together to protect our clean water in Hampton Roads and it starts with a special film screening next Wednesday Click here to join CCAN and the Sierra Club for the first Hampton Roads screening of Working Films Coal Ash Stories Wednesday April 27th Coal Ash Stories are four short films that paint a picture of what life looks like in communities threatened by toxic coal ash contamination across the country Here are the details for Wednesday s screening WHAT Screening of Coal Ash Stories followed by a discussion of Dominion s coal ash disposal

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/event/coal-ash-stories-chesapeake/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Clean Power Plan is Win-Win Solution for Virginia | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    investments in energy efficiency the RGGI program is proven to save consumers money By capping carbon pollution and requiring power plants to buy emissions permits the market based RGGI system would send much needed funds back to Virginia Virginia would receive about 200 million annually through 2030 to reinvest in solutions such as flooding adaptation projects energy efficiency and job training Dawone Robinson Virginia Policy Director at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network had the following statement in response Virginia has a win win solution at its fingertips Joining the nine state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is the smartest path forward for Virginia to lower emissions while creating jobs and generating resources to invest in solutions Over the past three years RGGI has saved consumers 460 million generated 1 30 billion in net economic value and created 14 200 new jobs all while reducing carbon pollution faster than the rest of the nation Virginians currently pay some of the highest average electric bills in the country primarily because we lag far behind on energy efficiency a problem that RGGI resources would help solve Notably RGGI is the only plan on the table to jump start a shared solution to sea level rise in Virginia Our coast needs a massive coordinated investment to protect citizens critical infrastructure economic assets and the world s largest naval base from flooding that s here now and only getting worse Bipartisan legislation that would move Virginia into the RGGI system a bill called the Virginia Coastal Protection Act would help Virginia meet the requirements of the Clean Power Plan while creating the state s first dedicated funding stream for flooding adaptation projects which would also be a major job creator The General Assembly has a huge opportunity to maximize the benefits of the Clean Power Plan

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/press-releases/clean-power-plan-is-win-win-solution-for-virginia/ (2016-05-02)
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