Environment

Battle over Mountain Valley Pipeline continues

This is the second in a five-part series examining the impact of climate change on the Commonwealth. See the first part here.

Virginia at severe risk of devastating floods in the future

This is the first in a five-part series examining the impact of climate change on the Commonwealth to commemorate Earth Day.

Virginia one step closer to joining groundbreaking climate initiative

The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board on Friday approved a significant climate plan to slash carbon pollution from Virginia's power plants by...

Dominion paid less in federal income tax than you did

Yes, you read that correctly. Dominion Energy, which reported over $3 billion in U.S. income, had an effective tax rate of -1%,...

What happened this year in the General Assembly

Virginia’s General Assembly is gone for the year. Despite being engulfed by scandal, some things of note actually happened during this session....

$17+ million on the line in battle over Spotsylvania solar farm

Update: April 15, 2019 The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors approved three special use permits for the solar farm. The...

Dominion customers will foot the bill for multi-billion dollar coal ash clean-up

If you’re a Dominion customer (and most of Virginia is), you’ll be paying up to $5 more every month to help the...

Dominion pulls a fast one on legislators and the public

When you make a deal with someone, you can’t just unilaterally change the terms of the contract after the fact just because...

Del. Chris Hurst asks for “stop work” order on Mountain Valley Pipeline

Update: March 31, 2019 Hurst received a response on March 25th, denying his "stop work" order request. Construction continues...