Regional, State and National

PEC joins with partner organizations to promote thriving communities and healthy natural resources in the Shenandoah Valley, the central Piedmont, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground corridor and Northern Virginia counties.

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2022-2024 Virginia Budget Priorities

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The 2022-2024 biennium budget is an opportunity to make historic investments in the preservation and enjoyment of Virginia’s natural lands ...
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HB 206 – Getting Solar Siting Right

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The Virginia House of Delegates has advanced HB 206, a bipartisan bill to improve the utility-scale solar permitting process in Virginia ...
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Your Action Needed on a Few Good Bills

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Three bills that need your advocacy this week, plus more to pay attention to as the General Assembly session continues ...
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SB 255: A Sweetheart Deal for Big Telecom

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If passed, Senate Bill 255 would effectively prevent localities from denying cell tower proposals under 150 feet in height, making it extremely difficult to protect important cultural, scenic and environmental resources ...
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Eyes Turn Toward Richmond: What To Expect This Session

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Beyond the biennial budget bill, where PEC plans to help lead the charge for increased and dedicated funding for natural resource preservation, there are a few key issue areas we’ll be watching closely over the next two months ...
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