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Virginia officials reject Dominion IRP and ACP construction halted

Today the Virginia State Corporation Commission issued an order rejecting Dominion Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, which lays out the utility’...

Solar Workgroup announces six new solar projects in southwest Virginia

Southwest Virginia may be coal country, but solar power is coming its way, thanks to the efforts of the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia. T...

SELC op-ed: Dominion desperate to get the pipeline built before the facts catch up with it

The latest report from Dominion estimates building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will cost $7 billion. Dominion customers will bear the burden of t...

Coal ash stored near Virginia park linked to health risks

A new report finds that pollution coming from the Chesterfield Power Station may be leading to an increased health risk for some visitors to the...

Northam acts to better prepare Virginia for climate change

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed an executive order to strengthen the state’s ability to withstand the impacts of climate change. When sig...

SELC op-ed: Transforming transportation to stop climate change

The following piece by Trip Pollard, Director of SELC’s Land and Community Program, appeared in this week's Richmond Times-Dispatch. An excerpt o...

Data centers, driving power demand in Virginia, want renewable energy

As part of the assessment of Dominion’s annual long term energy plan, a group of data center providers and customers with facilities throughout V...

Virginia takes steps to lower carbon pollution from transportation

In recent months, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s administration has taken some positive steps to put the Commonwealth on a path to lowering it...

SELC challenges new, rushed permits for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A project of the magnitude of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline can’t move forward with slapdash permits, recycled from project to project. So SELC was...

Community voices their opposition as Virginia officials consider pipeline infrastructure

Last night members of the Virginia Air Board and staff from the Department of Environmental Quality heard person after person voice their opposit...

Groups join Virginia to defend ban on uranium mining

Today SELC, on behalf of Roanoke River Basin Association, Dan River Basin Association and the Piedmont Environmental Council, filed an amicus cur...

Virginia Water Board looks the other way on pipeline problems

The Virginia State Water Control Board gave up an important opportunity Tuesday when it chose not to take steps to amend or revoke water permits...

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