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#1 Judge Dismisses Youth Climate Change Lawsuit Against Virginia

Sep 19 2022 // A Virginia judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of 13 young people who claim that the state’s permitting of fossil fuel projects is exacerbating climate change and violating their constitutional...

#2 Virginia Research Facility Shows How to Live With, Not Against, Rising Tides

Sep 14 2022 // NORFOLK, Va. — The Elizabeth River Project’s latest work doesn’t fight the rising tide. It will roll with it. The environmental group is constructing a 6,500-foot resilience lab along Colley Avenue and...

#3 Virginia Commonwealth University Reaches Settlement With Hazing Victim’s Family

Sep 20 2022 // Virginia Commonwealth University will pay nearly $1 million to the family of a young man who died after a 2021 fraternity hazing incident as part of a recent settlement agreement. The agreement with the family of Adam...

#4 Virginia Lawmakers Again Fail to Fill Vacancy on Key Regulatory Agency

Sep 9 2022 // Virginia lawmakers elected a handful of local judges Wednesday but failed yet again to fill a vacancy on the powerful State Corporation Commission, which regulates a wide range of business interests. The lack of action...

#5 Walmart, CVS Agree to Settle West Virginia Opioid Suit for $147 Million

Sep 22 2022 // Walmart and CVS Pharmacy have settled with the state of West Virginia for a combined total of $147 million in a lawsuit over the companies’ roles in contributing to the oversupply of prescription drugs that fueled...