An open letter to Governor Terry McAuliffe and the people of the Commonwealth By
We speak today with a unified voice dedicated to energy justice, democratic renewal, and healthy communities in Virginia. We believe it’s within our grasp to achieve clean and affordable energy for all Virginians, without leaving anyone behind. We believe in the basic moral right to clean water, clean air, healthy communities, and safe ecosystems for all living things. We believe there is no contradiction between keeping the lights on and preserving swimmable rivers, pristine shorelines, protected mountains, prosperous farms, livable cities, and a stable climate.
We envision a state where energy development means prosperity and health for everyone, without pain and harm for sacrificed regions, without property rights denied and whole regions left behind. Read more