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PNS Daily Newscast - January 19, 2020 


The Biden inauguration speech seen as a potential launching point for a resilient democracy; an increase in mental distress noted in Virginia.


2021Talks - January 19, 2021 


Trump expected to issue around 100 pardons and commutations today. Biden and Harris celebrate MKL and prep for first days in office. Voting rights legislation introduced in Congress could expand access to voting and reduce partisan gerrymandering.

Public News Service - VA: Energy Policy

Availability of electric vehicles at new-car dealerships were up-to 54% lower in Virginia cities than in neighboring Maryland, according to a new report. (Adobe stock)

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RICHMOND, Va. -- After passing the Clean Economy Act this year, Virginia is in the vanguard of states moving toward 100% clean electricity. But a new report shows barriers such as low electric-vehicle inventories could prevent the Commonwealth from reaching that goal. The Virginia Drives Electric

Some of the new solar farms in Virginia are being constructed by a company that the United Nations says has exploited Palestinian natural resources overseas. (Adobe Stock)

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia's new Clean Economy Act is paving the way for a burst of solar installations in the Commonwealth. But the United Nations has designated one of the solar providers as a human-rights violator. Caden-Energix plans to build eight solar installations in Virginia worth a half-bi

A flowering meadow will grow under and around the new solar panels at Cople Elementary School in Virginia like this project built in 2017 by Engie Distributed Solar.  (SunTribe Solar)

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RICHMOND, Va. - An elementary school in Westmoreland County is getting recognition for more than education. The Virginia Pollinator-Smart Program announced that Cople Elementary gets the state's first Gold Certified pollinator-friendly award for a solar panel array. Solar sites like Cople include

The Virginia Clean Economy Act is expected to jump-start the solar industry in the state. (Adobe stock)

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia could become the first state in the South to completely shift to renewable energy, with Gov. Ralph Northam's signature on a General Assembly bill now heading to his desk. The Virginia Clean Economy Act requires the state's biggest utility, Dominion Energy, to deliver carb

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says rail service in America is

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is critical of the federal government's use of gas taxes and its failures to improve rail service -- issues that both are hot topics in Virginia. The United for Infrastructure conference in Las Vegas, billed as the first 2020 campaign event to

Members of the Sunrise Movement Virginia are pressing lawmakers to pass the state's Green New Deal Act. (Sunrise Movement Virginia)<br /><br />

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RICHMOND, Va. - Young climate activists from the national Sunrise Movement will travel from all over Virginia for a climate rally in Richmond on Monday, to urge lawmakers to pass the state's Green New Deal Act. The bill, first announced in December by Del. Sam Rasoul - D-Roanoke - mandates the sta

The Natural Gas Act governs land seizures, allowing for pipeline companies to invoke eminent domain to build pipelines. (Pixabay)

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Property owners are fighting back against pipeline companies who seize their land through eminent domain. In 2015, Gary Erb and his wife received a letter from the Oklahoma-based energy company Williams, which stated that it would be seizing a portion of their land for th

The 600-mile-long pipeline would would carry fracked gas from West Virginia into Virginia and North Carolina, with three compressor stations along the route. (Atlantic Coast Pipeline)

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BUCKINGHAM, Va. — After a winter storm delayed a closely watched vote on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the issue will be back before a citizens' board this Wednesday. Virginia's Air Pollution Control Board is set to decide whether the state's largest utility, Dominion Energy, can build a spra

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