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Portsmouth leaders celebrate passage of historic laws [Video]

Virginia lawmakers were in Portsmouth to highlight the local impact of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Investing in the environment: the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act were both recently signed into law by President Joe Biden, and on Wednesday Portsmouth’s mayor and other local lawmakers came together to talk about the positive impact they expect will come from these new laws.

Mayor Shannon Glover was joined by Delegates Nadarius Clark and Jackie Glass, as well as business and community advocates. 

The new laws are expected to cut costs for Virginia families, create jobs, and reduce the threat of coastal flooding.

“It will lower energy costs for Portsmouth families,” Glover said of the IRA. “It will slash climate pollution by roughly 40% nationwide while creating nearly 5 million clean-energy jobs over the next 10 years.”

Clark said the IRA will do more than just fight climate …

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Letter: Nothing in article about Delta embracing sustainable aviation fuel reflected a major change [Video]

The first thing I do when I see a headline that reads like a press release crafted by a corporation is to search for a quote or analysis by an independent expert. I must therefore sadly report that the Tribune article, Delta embraces sustainable aviation fuel in its net-zero pursuit, contained no disinterested opinion or analysis.