Here are some headlines that will please opponents of a proposed coal-fired power plant in southeastern Virginia. The Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) plant would be the largest coal-fired power plant in Virginia and contribute pollution to the region’s air and water. But the project recently suffered setbacks in court and county government (although the battle is not over yet).
By Tom Pelton
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
(Image at top a drawing of proposed ODEC plant rising above the small town of Dendron, Virginia)