The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a series of training webinars to
build the capacity of state environmental justice practitioners. The first webinar in 2020 on
“Information Systems to Advance Environmental Justice,” to take place on September 10 at 1:00
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) has scheduled a special webinar discussion for Saturday, August 8 at 2:15 pm on The Great American Outdoors Act, legislation co-authored by Sen Warner, that addresses the $12 billion maintenance backlog for the National Park Service across the country and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund,
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is sponsoring a webinar on environmental justice on Wednesday, June 17, from 6-8 pm. The event is being conducted by Skeo Solutions, with which DEQ has contracted to assist it in seeking public input on how the agency can advance environmental justice concepts through its programs.
ARTivism Virginia, an initiative to connect artists and activists in Virginia in the fight for environmental justice, is conducting a series of online concerts and workshops on Thursday through the end of June.
The Sun Sing in Place concert Series,
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection will conduct a virtual public hearing on April 20, from 6 to 8 pm, on its proposed biological assessment rule that defines how the agency uses the presence of aquatic life to determine whether a stream is meeting the state’s water quality standards,
Attorney Kai Memmer, a volunteer for the Southwest Virginia Chapter of the National Lawyers’ Guild, will train attendees to become Legal Observers. LO’s are needed immediately in the Elliston, VA area, other areas along the MVP route, and where law enforcement and protestors are in proximity,
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Hands Across the AT rallies were held at 3 Virginia locations along the Appalachian Trail (AT) this past weekend: near Pearisburg, Blumont, and at Humpback Rocks. Speakers at the Humpback event speaking against the proposed crossing of the AT by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline at Reed’s Gap,