NRDC Statement on Governor Northam

WASHINGTON – Following is a statement from Dawone Robinson, Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Director of Energy Affordability at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC):


“Governor Northam can no longer lead the Commonwealth of Virginia and should step down knowing that Lt. Governor Fairfax will be positioned to move the state forward.”



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