After years of advocacy by Appalachian Voices and many others, the Virginia legislature 2020 session produced bold measures that will move us toward a cleaner, more equitable energy economy — but there is work left to do.
Pipeline developers continue to be met with opposition from landowners, environmental groups, legislators and more.
Utilities may be requesting more rate hikes, but more and more legislators are refusing utility money, and communities continue to protest rate hikes.
Virginia lawmakers took a critical step this session in keeping a proposal to end monopoly electric utilities under consideration for 2021.
Communities and organizations fighting the proposed fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline celebrated a monumental win for environmental justice this week.
In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons says the 2019 election for state legislative offices is a clear mandate for energy utility reform in Virginia.
As the Mountain Valley Pipeline continues to cause problems and spark protests, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces new legal troubles.
The State Corporation Commission today issued a press release stating that it has approved Dominion Energy’s long-range plan, which it had previously rejected and asked the utility to revise. The SCC held that the new “Integrated Resource Plan” met the…
In early May, we joined eight other organizations representing a wide range of public policy ideologies to introduce the Virginia Energy Reform Coalition aimed at lowering prices and increasing choices for ratepayers while improving the environment.