Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment

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The Tar Sands Narrative: The Spark

Posted on January 20

by Ryan Bowen, Core Member, Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment

Posted in Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment

When I heard the news that the Keystone XL pipeline had finally been rejected my first thought was “It’s about damn time!” I rushed to a computer to peruse articles in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the BBC, Politico, everywhere I turned was buzzing with updates from our unlikely narrative. An update of our resounding victory and the power that every single one of you has within. But this is simply one small part of this remarkable tale. In order to fully understand what we have just accomplished we must go back to where it began…

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Categories: Moving Beyond Dirty EnergyBuilding Political PowerCampus Action & Sustainability

Tags: Big OilKeystone XLObamaPeople Powerpower shiftSweet Victorytar sands action

 

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Virginia Alliance Forms to Fight Coal

Posted on November 5

by Ryan Bowen, Core Member, Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment

Posted in Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment

All great ideas start with one person, but they certainly do not end there. The Virginia Alliance for a Cleaner Environment (VACE) was no different. Back in April at Power Shift 2011, Virginia environmentalists were gathered in the state breakout room to talk about various issues in the state. Mountaintop removal, off-shore wind versus off-shore drilling, uranium mining, campus coal plants, and hydraulic fracturing were all recognized as problems faced in in Virginia. But we do not have to face these things alone.

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Categories: Moving Beyond Dirty EnergyCampus Action & Sustainability

Tags: alliancecampusesCoalcoalitionsPower Shift 2011VACEvapsvirginiaVirginia Tech

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