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Bills and Budget Amendments Post-Crossover

Bills and Budget Amendments Post-Crossover

Now at crossover, some notable progress has been made on a few key priorities of the environmental community …
| | General Assembly
AC44 Update: Feb. 16, 2023

AC44 Update: Feb. 16, 2023

The following text was sent out via email on February 16, 2023. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Dear Supporter, Hold on, while we catch our breath! It’s been a busy week in the world …
Join us Mar. 21 for our Active Mobility Summit!

Join us Mar. 21 for our Active Mobility Summit!

The following text was sent out via email on February 15, 2023. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Dear Faith, Are you interested in making it easier to walk, bike and get around without a …
Join Us for a Community Meeting in Charlottesville

Join Us for a Community Meeting in Charlottesville

The following text was sent out via email on January 24, 2023. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Data center in Ashburn location. Photo by Hugh Kenny/PEC. View the video, “The Hidden Costs of the Cloud: …
Winter Updates from Albemarle & Charlottesville

Winter Updates from Albemarle & Charlottesville

The following text was sent out via email on December 20, 2023. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Photo by October Greenfield/PEC Dear Supporter, We hope you will soon be logging off and, like the …
AC44 Update: Dec. 12, 2023

AC44 Update: Dec. 12, 2023

The following text was sent out via email on December 12, 2023. Sign up for AC44 email alerts → Dear Supporter, It’s official! The County has decided to prepare standalone Rural Area and Development Areas chapters in the …
Reshaping the Future of Farm to Table: Expanding Local Meat Processing Capacity in Virginia

Reshaping the Future of Farm to Table: Expanding Local Meat Processing Capacity in Virginia

This video tells the story of partners coming together to give small Virginia producers more options to process meat products from their farms …
| | Video, Working Farms & Food
Resources from the Charlottesville Community Meeting on Energy Infractructure and Data Centers – Feb. 6, 2024

Resources from the Charlottesville Community Meeting on Energy Infractructure and Data Centers – Feb. 6, 2024

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, we hosted a community meeting on data centers and energy infrastructure in Charlottesville at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center …
Data Center Legislation in the 2024 Virginia General Assembly

Data Center Legislation in the 2024 Virginia General Assembly

Numerous pieces of legislation related to data center reform were introduced as part of the 2024 Virginia General Assembly Session. Unfortunately, the majority of the bills were defeated or carried over to the 2025 Virginia …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for February 12, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for February 12, 2024

Places29 group to get briefing on Hydraulic-area projects; Two AC44 meetings in Albemarle this week …