• Explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth
  • Practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources
  • Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment
  • Use all lawful means to carry out these objectives

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The Chesapeake Bay Group is affiliated with the National Sierra Club and the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club, and serves the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach, and the counties of Accomack and Northampton on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.


Group Priority Issues 
1. Beyond Coal and Fossil Fuels to Mitigate Climate Change and for Cleaner Air and Water : Let's work to close existing coal and gas powered plants, force Dominion and others to clean up existing coal ash sites, stop the export of coal and in the interim make Norfolk Southern and other transporters/exporters mitigate the release of fugitive coal dust.
2. Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Recurrent Flooding: Reduce the threat through prevention, adaptation and mitigation.
3. Clean, Renewable Energy/Solar & Offshore Wind, Oppose Offshore Drilling: Leave fossil fuels in the earth and rapidly convert to clean, renewable power generation.
4. Support EPA Clean Power Plan and Promote Energy Efficiency to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use: Helps reduce climate change caused by CO2 emissions, reduces dependence on fossil fuels and mitigates impacts on public and environmental health.
5. Oppose All Three Pipelines Proposed for Virginia (Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline + 2 Others

Our regular membership meetings are  held on the second Monday of the month from September - May at 7:00-8:30 PM. We meet at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Library (Central Library), 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, in Virginia Beach.  Occasionally there is a change of venue, but timely notice will be given. 

 ALL Interested Persons Are Welcome To Attend !!


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