Sunday 19 May 2019
During the battle over the coal ash permits at Bremo and Possum Point, questions have been raised by environmental groups about the permitting process in Virginia. The Potomac River Keeper Network and the SELC in a joint press release said, “The recent settlements of coal ash wastewater…
Coal ash ponds at Dominion Virginia Power’s Bremo Power Plant are leaking contaminants into the environment, according to a report from scientists at Duke University. The study, conducted in the summer and fall of 2015 by scientists at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke and…
Two groups that had challenged Dominion Virginia Power’s plans to drain coal ash lagoons into Chesapeake Bay tributaries announced Wednesday that they have withdrawn their legal appeals after the utility pledged to upgrade its treatment of the wastewater at two of its plants. But the state of Maryland…

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