Judge and County Side Against New Coal Power Plant
Video Investigation of Gas Drilling Sites Reveals Invisible Air Pollution

"Wham-Bam Double Win!" and Other Reactions to Coal-Plant Decision

ODECsketchHere 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).

Judge voids Dendron council votes on power plant

A Wham-Bam Double Win for Hampton Roads Locals Fighting Largest Proposed Coal Plant in Va

Opponents of Proposed Virginia Coal Power Plant Win in Court

Judge Rules Against Power Company in Public Notice Case. Local Attorney Wins "David and Goliath" Ruling as the Judge Sides with Local Concerned Landowners.

 Planned Coal Plant Hits a Snag

 Isle of Wight County (Virginia) Votes to Oppose Coal Plant

By Tom Pelton

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

(Image at top a drawing of proposed ODEC plant rising above the small town of Dendron, Virginia)

 

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