Wise County

Dominion's Contraversial Coal Plant in Southwest Virginia Stopped by Court

Judge Rules Air Permits “Unlawful”
For a number of years, a coalition of groups have been fighting Dominion Energy’s proposed coal-fired power plant in southwest VA. Using tactics ranging from lobbying to letter writing to lawsuits to protests to lockdowns outside Dominion’s Richmond HQ and the actual plant site itself in Wise, VA.

Today, those efforts of raising awareness and putting pressure on political, corporate and l

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Eleven Arrested at Coal Protest in Wise County Va.

Dominion coal construction site targeted, CEO embarrased by protest photos during speech

Yesterday a group of more than twenty-five activists from
around the country entered and blockaded the construction site of Dominion
Virginia Power's new coal-fired power plant in Wise County, VA
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Action website

AP Article in the Washington Post

Local news report

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Are you willing to take a seat in front of the bulldozers?

Activists blockade Dominion HQ to protest Wise County plant construction

Last week, the state Air Pollution Control Board in Virginia aproved pollution permits for the $1.8 billion, 585-megawatt power plant in Wise County - granting Dominion Virginia Power the final go-ahead to begin construction on the plant.

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