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Impacted Residents in NC and VA Protest Duke, Dominion Shareholder Meetings

Appalachian Voices joined local residents to protest Duke Energy and Dominion Resources’ annual shareholder meetings, calling on the companies to clean up their coal ash and invest in clear energy alternatives.

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Virginia Utilities Release Generation Plans

Appalachian Power Company and Dominion Power released their electric power generation plans this July. While APC released a comprehensive energy generation plan plotting the next 15 years, Dominion released a short-term plan with different options.

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Virginia lawmakers act on energy bills

As the Virginia General Assembly enters the final days of its 2015 session, we can look back on five action-packed weeks. Among the many issues our lawmakers labored over, a few — including changes to state energy policy — were explosive enough to consistently make headlines. Here’s a recap of the drama, along with a few important policies that received less fanfare.

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Proposal Advances

Duke Energy, Dominion Resources and other partners are teaming up to build a 550-mile pipeline to better access natural gas produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, where fracking has proliferated in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations.

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