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  • State rejects Dominion’s flawed energy plan

    Today, the Virginia State Corporation Commission rejected Dominion Virginia Energy’s 2018 integrated resource plan, citing “considerable doubt regarding the accuracy and reasonableness” of Dominion’s electricity demand forecast and flaws in its assumptions about new fossil fuel generation. The Commission’s decision cites testimony submitted by lawyers from Appalachian Mountain Advocates, on behalf of Sierra Club, challenging the accuracy of Dominion’s demand » Continue Reading. Continue reading

  • Army Corps Suspends ACP Permit

    Following requests from Appalachian Mountain Advocates (Appalmad) attorneys, the Norfolk, Huntington, and Pittsburgh districts of the Army Corps of Engineers have each suspended its authorization of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. As a result, ACP lacks authorization to do any instream or wetland construction anywhere along its route.

    Appalmad has argued this action was necessary in light of a recent federal » Continue Reading. Continue reading