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New Data: Washington Gas Is Reducing Normal Maintenance of Leaking DC Pipes While Still Spending More on Its Controversial and Expensive PROJECT PIPES Plan

New Data: Washington Gas Is Reducing Normal Maintenance of Leaking DC Pipes While Still Spending More on Its   Controversial and Expensive PROJECT PIPES Plan Report Commissioned by the D.C. Department of Energy and Environment Shows a Disturbing Trend that Seems to Benefit Washington Gas Financially While Harming the Climate and Consumers’ Pocketbooks WASHINGTON, D.C.:

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BREAKING: DC City Legislators Unanimously Vote to Mandate 100% Clean Electricity By 2032

In nation’s capital: Groundbreaking “omnibus” climate statute also incentivizes electric cars, creates dramatic building efficiency standards, funds a “Green Bank,” and invests in solar and weatherization for low- and moderate-income residents   STATEMENT FROM CCAN ACTION FUND:   WASHINGTON – In the wake of alarming federal and international climate reports, elected leaders of the District

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Court Halts Yet Another Permit for the Fracked Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

ACP Faces Ongoing Public Opposition, Mounting Legal Setbacks Richmond, VA — Last night, the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order staying a permit that authorized the fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to blast through streams and rivers in the Allegheny Highlands of West Virginia. In response to a request from the

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DC Councilmember Mary Cheh Announces Strongest Climate Bill in the Country

After Mayor Bowser commits to strong carbon reduction goals at Global Climate Action Summit, Councilmember and coalition announce new momentum behind nation-leading bill to meet DC’s climate goals Bill includes the strongest renewable electricity requirement in the country and comprehensive, economy-wide approach to reducing emissions WASHINGTON, DC — Today, DC Councilmember Mary Cheh (Ward 3)

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Baby Steps Towards Climate Justice: A recap of the 2018 Virginia General Assembly Session

  From the beginning, this year’s General Assembly session in Virginia felt much different than previous years. Thanks to a historic election and some inspiring activism from climate fighters like you, I left the temporary home of our 140 state representatives at 900 E Main Street feeling hopeful. We didn’t win everything that we wanted

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