Neighbors across the Shenandoah Valley (Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham Counties) are forming a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier while building a network of solar supporters. Learn more.
On December 2, We The People held hearings to investigate the abuses of power and law being inflicted by FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) in communities across America.
CAAV founder Cathy Strickler attended and participated. Find her at minutes 11:06-14:40 in the above video clip and the transcript here. “Hearing the testimonies … was pretty incredible. … CAAV was one of 180 organizations that signed onto the letter requesting a Congressional hearing. Due to the urgency of the issues, a people’s hearing was held. Time will tell if an official hearing will follow.”
Global Warming, Global Perspectives at Simms Center, Harrisonburg. The Climate Action Alliance of the Valley presented speakers from the Philippines, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Colombia to share their experiences of climate change. Thank you to everyone who made this collaborative evening such a success!
Our Voices Heard by WHSV, Thursday, October 19
Stand up for solar: Sign and share!
Seeds of Resistance to the planned pipelines were planted in Stuarts Draft and Wingina, Virginia on June 6, 2016.
May 15, 2016, Break Free D.C.
Letter to Governor McAuliffe for April 2, 2016, McAuliffe: Cut Carbon Now! statewide day of action.
City Council passes motion on environmental performance standards!
Jan 13, 2016 — Well done to all who signed the petition, showed up at the City Council meeting this evening and spoke your prophetic words to the Council! After a long discussion of the issue and many thoughtful remarks by the council members, the Harrisonburg City Council voted 5 to 0 in favor of moving forward with a collaborative process which will attempt to identify and implement environmental performance standards. Thank you to the City Council and City Manager for your openness to our concerns. – Jeff Heie, organizer, council performance standards petition drive
Feb 23, 2016 — Council approved the city staff’s Outline for Implementation of Objective 8.3: A citizen advisory group will be formed to compile existing standards and make recommendations on new ones.
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