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Friends of Nelson steps up to protect water quality in Nelson County

Friends of Nelson is providing support for two initiatives assisting in understanding the potential impacts of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Dominion offers $1 million in educational grants

Dominion Resources announced today that it will provide $1 million in educational grants to schools within the company’s geographic footprint.

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Dominion recognized as founding partner in EPA methane reduction strategy

Dominion was recognized this week by the EPA as a Founding Partner in the EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program.

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Dominion Resources establishes Citizen-Soldier Scholarship at VMI

Dominion Resources Inc. and the Virginia Military Institute announced the establishment of the Dominion Citizen-Soldier Scholarship at the Institute.

State, Microsoft, Dominion partner for affordable solar energy

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft and Dominion will partner to bring 20 megawatts (MW) of solar energy onto the grid in Virginia

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Dominion, Prince William County agree to wastewater discharge plan

Dominion and Prince William County have reached a settlement agreement on releasing treated water from coal ash ponds at the Possum Point Power Station.

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FTC grants antitrust approval of combination of Dominion, Questar

Dominion Resources and Questar Corporation announced Tuesday that their proposed combination has cleared a key condition needed for completion.

Pipeline route threatens new parts of Virginia, West Virginia

Dominion Energy announced plans today to re-route the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline through Highland, Bath and Augusta counties.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline to adopt alternative route through national forests

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC has worked with the U.S. Forest Service over the last several months to find an alternative route that avoids sensitive areas.

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Businesses, labor, industry groups praise governor for support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Members of the EnergySure Coalition sent a letter to Gov. Terry McAuliffe thanking him for his continued, outspoken support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Dominion announces fourth-quarter, full-year 2015 earnings

Dominion Resources announced operating earnings for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2015, of $416 million ($0.70 per share).

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Dominion Resources to award $1 million in environmental grants

Dominion Resources announced Tuesday that it will provide $1 million in environmental stewardship grants through the Dominion Foundation.

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Dominion’s Project Plant It! now online, open for registration

Enrollment for Project Plant It!, the free environmental education program created by Dominion Resources, is now open to more elementary-aged children.

Letter: Questions about Dominion, pipeline, in Buckingham County

Dominion has held a series of Advisory Committee meetings allowing residents input into the proposed compressor station slated to be built near Yogaville and two black church communities.

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Dominion closes on final phase of solar sale to SunEdison

Dominion has closed on thefinal phase of its sale of a 33 percent ownership interest in 425 megawatts of solar generating capacity to SunEdison, Inc.

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Dominion recommends shareholder rejection of mini-tender offer

Dominion received notice of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares of Dominion’s common stock at a price of $66.50 per share in cash.

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Plan to install 110 megawatts of new solar for use by the Commonwealth

Dominion Virginia Power and the Commonwealth of Virginia reached an agreement to deploy 110 megawatts of solar power generation.

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Dominion increases dividend rate by 8 percent

The board of directors of Dominion established a 2016 dividend rate of $2.80 per share of common stock, up from $2.59 per share in 2015, or an 8.1 percent increase.

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Dominion Virginia Power details how customers can reduce energy usage, save on winter bills

Cold weather is on the way and with it the potential for increased energy usage to keep homes and businesses warm and comfortable.

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Dominion awards $25K grant to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today announced it will receive a $25,000 Critical Community Needs grant from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.

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Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to stay alert to scams during the holidays

The busy holiday season is here and Dominion Virginia Power wants customers to guard against scammers who are likely working overtime to trick them into making payment over the phone to avoid disconnection of electric service.

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State Corporation Commission orders Dominion Virginia Power to refund $19.7 million to customers

The State Corporation Commission has found that Dominion Virginia Power had earnings above its legal limit during 2013 and 2014 and ordered the company to refund $19.7 million to customers.

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Dominion construction projects to produce $10 billion in economic benefits for Virginia

Investments by Dominion over the next six years for projects to strengthen Virginia’s energy infrastructure and meet environmental goals will create thousands of jobs and inject $10.1 billion into the state’s economy, according to a new study by Chmura Economic & Analytics.

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Dominion acquires solar energy project on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Dominion Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), today announced the acquisition of an 80-megawatt solar facility in Virginia from project developer Community Energy, Inc. Construction on one of the largest announced solar facilities in the mid-Atlantic region is expected to begin later in 2015. The facility would enter service in fall 2016.


Time to hit the brakes on a new nuclear reactor for Virginia

Under an ill-conceived plan now being advanced by Dominion Resources for a third nuclear reactor at its North Anna facility, Virginia consumers could see their electricity bills go up 25 percent.

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Dominion Virginia Power marks Veteran’s Day by helping local veterans with weatherization, energy assistance

Dominion Virginia Power volunteers and weatherization experts will join forces on the eve of Veteran’s Day to help and honor veterans who have served our nation.


Court rejects Dominion motion to dismiss coal ash lawsuit

Last Friday the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied Dominion Virginia Power’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Sierra Club, over the illegal contamination of the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River with harmful coal ash waste from the Chesapeake Energy Center.

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Dominion takes steps to protect eagles, other large birds

Bald eagles and other large birds will be safer around Dominion Virginia Power’s distribution lines thanks to an innovative new approach that will widen the space between local electric distribution lines.

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Dominion informs NRC of intent to seek second license renewal for Surry Power Station

Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion, today became the first U.S utility to notify the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its intent to file a second license renewal application for one of its nuclear stations. Surry Power Station would be one of the first nuclear stations in the nation to receive a second license extension if Dominion completes the process and the application is approved.

Wild Virginia: FERC rejects Atlantic Coast Pipeline soil testing data

In a 23-page letter dated November 5, 2015 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Clyde Thompson, Forest Supervisor of the Monongahela National Forest, requested that FERC reject all soil testing data generated by Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC in the George Washington National Forest in Virginia and the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.

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Dominion announces third-quarter 2015 earnings

Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) announced Monday operating earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2015, of $611 million ($1.03 per share), compared to operating earnings of $545 million($0.93 per share) for the same period in 2014.

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Dominion declares quarterly dividend of 64.75 cents

The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has declared a quarterly dividend of 64.75 cents per share of common stock.

Update on Atlantic Coast Pipeline route variation in Augusta County

Last Friday, Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC announced that it had identified a minor route variation to avoid crossing the Lyndhurst Source Water Protection Area in Augusta County, as requested by the Augusta County Service Authority.

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Dominion Virginia Power tracks Hurricane Joaquin, urges customers to prepare ahead of storm

Dominion Virginia Power is tracking Hurricane Joaquin and two other weather systems that could lead to flooding, high winds and falling trees that could result in widespread and extended power outages in the company’s service area.

Activists disrupt Gov. Terry McAuliffe speech to protest pipeline

Five activists disrupted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s keynote address at the Biennial Natural Resources and Energy Law Symposium today by performing a poem written specifically for the governor and creatively demanding that he “call off” the proposed pipelines threatening to go through Virginia.

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Dominion Virginia Power outage map provides more info to customers

Dominion Virginia Power has introduced a new online interactive outage map that provides more streamlined, detailed information to enable customers to quickly report and accurately track power outages and restoration.


EnergySure Coalition applauds Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s FERC filing

EnergySure, a coalition of more than 160 businesses, labor organizations, and other local, state and national groups, today announced its resounding support of Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s filing submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


Atlantic Coast Pipeline applies for permit to build $5 billion natural gas pipeline

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC today formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline.