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Mile-Long Petition Opposes Dominion Coal Plant in Virginia

Mile-Long Petition Opposes Dominion Coal Plant in Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia, May 9, 2008 (ENS) – Dominion Power proposes building a coal-fired power plant in Wise County, Virginia, but many Virginians oppose the facility because of the climate-warming greenhouse gases it would produce. So many Virginians want to block the power plant that their 42,400 signatures fill rolls of paper a mile long displayed…

Virginia Law Requiring Use of Virginia Coal May Be Unconstitutional

Virginia Law Requiring Use of Virginia Coal May Be Unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Virginia, March 21, 2008 (ENS) – A state law passed last year to encourage construction of a power plant in southwestern Virginia requires the plant to burn Virginia coal. This provision makes the law unconstitutional, the Southern Environmental Law Center said in a filing with the State Corporation Commission, SCC, challenging the law. By…