The DivestMVP coalition is seeking new members in its effort to educate the banking and investing community about the threat the Mountain Valley Pipeline poses to communities, waters, lands and climate as well as the losing economics of this project that’s $3 Billion over budget and 3 years behind schedule.
Fitch Ratings, one of the leading firms that provides credit ratings, commentary and economic research, has voiced doubts about the viability of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. In a January 28 issue of its Fitch Wire, the firm stated:
President Joe Biden’s executive order that revoked Keystone XL’s Presidential Permit may be an indicator of his administration’s aversion to long-distance projects in US midstream energy,
A bill that would direct state agencies to evaluate the environmental threats posed by gold mining in Virginia was approved February 5 by the Virginia House of Delegates. The vote was 55 in favor, 45 against. HB 2213, a measure spearheaded by ABRA member Friends of Buckingham,
Forecasts used by Duke Energy that predict steadily rising demand for electricity in the Carolinas ignore the company’s sales history in the past 15 years, which have been essentially flat, and should be challenged by state regulators, according to a new study by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Dominion Energy’s proposed integrated resource plan, filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) on May 1, 2020, has been rejected as insufficient. The plan was to have included information related to the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) enacted by the General Assembly in 2020.
- – The Roanoke Times – 2/4/21
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 1/28/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 1/30/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 2/3/21
- – Virginia Mercury – 2/2/21