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Supervisor Jeanine Lawson: SCC Orders New Proceedings

WOW!  In an unprecedented move, the State Corporation Commission (SCC), who regulates Dominion Power, issued an order to open new proceedings regarding the Haymarket Transmission Lines.  Essentially the order calls for the Hearing Examiner to consider additional evidence on the need for the new lines Read More …

Breaking News: SCC delivers lump of coal to Dominion

The SCC today came out with an Order Remanding Further Proceedings on the Haymarket Transmission Project (http://www.protectpwc.org).  Here’s a first look at our press release. Dominion’s Regulator and Coalition Agree; Powerline Need Unproven Executive director says: “This is historic – SCC tells Dominion ‘try again’ with Read More …

Potomac Local: After a long list of starts and stops, the Haymarket power line case will head back to Richmond

by Potomac Local on December 6, 2017 at 5:18 pm In a letter full of legalese, Virginia’s State Corporation Commission says it will consider new evidence in the case to build an overhead powerline in Haymarket. Overall, the commission will once again review the need Read More …

Coalition Press Release: Dominion’s Regulator and Coalition Agree; Powerline Need Unproven – 12/6/17

Dominion’s Regulator and Coalition Agree; Powerline Need Unproven Executive director says: “This is historic – SCC tells Dominion ‘try again’ with application.” Haymarket, Virginia (December 6, 2017) – The State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) highest ranking officials took the historic step of sending Dominion Energy’s (Dominion) Read More …

Inside NoVa: New hearings ordered for controversial Gainesville powerline

Inside NoVa: New hearings ordered for controversial Gainesville powerline By Alex Koma akoma@insidenova.com Dec 6, 2017 An image provided by Dominion Energy that provides an example of what power lines might look like, when constructed. Facebook Twitter Email Print Save State regulators are now taking Read More …

Inside NOVA: Prince William Power Line: No rest for opponents after Carver Road win

Inside NOVA: No rest for opponents By:  Alex Koma September 29, 2017 Dominion Energy may be pulling back from its plans to build a new power line along a controversial route near Carver Road in Gainesville, but opponents warn that there’s no telling how state Read More …

Del. Marshall: Underground route ONLY! There is no Plan B!

Stand Together to Fight the Power Lines! Dear Friends, When I read the article in Friday’s Washington Post, that Dominion was asking the State Corporation Commission to approve the overhead I-66 route, I looked online but found no document to substantiate the story other than the Washington Read More …

Coalition Press Release: Don’t Believe the Hype: No Decision Has Been Made!

Executive director says: “The fight isn’t over – Coalition response puts entire project in doubt.” Haymarket, Virginia (September 26, 2017) – On the same day that the Coalition and Somerset Crossing submitted arguments challenging the very need for the project, Dominion Virginia Power recommended their Read More …

Washington Post: Dominion abandons plan to build power lines near descendants of ex-slave in Northern Virginia

By Tony Olivo September 22, 2017 Dominion abandons plan to build power lines near descendants of ex-slave The Dominion Energy utility company Friday announced that it will no longer seek to build new power lines through a Northern Virginia community where descendants of an ex-slave Read More …

Prince William-Gainesville Times: An open letter to Dominion: Where’s the need?

Prince William-Gainesville Times: An open letter to Dominion: Where’s the need? By Karen Sheehan Aug 21, 2017    So many people want to discuss, debate and argue about what route should be used for Dominion Energy’s Haymarket transmission line and substation project. This is understandable. Read More …

WTOP: Historic black neighborhood may be spared from Dominion Energy power line

By Megan Cloherty August 19, 2017 WASHINGTON — After a community outcry and a petition to state regulators, the plan for a controversial power-transmission line through a Prince William County neighborhood appears close to being scrapped in favor of a new route. It is becoming Read More …

Coalition Press Release: Looking for Clarity in the Chaos – Don’t Let Dominion Redefine the Issues at Stake

Coalition to Protect Prince William County PO Box 382 | Haymarket, VA 20168 www.protectpwc.org PRESS RELEASE Looking for Clarity in the Chaos – Don’t Let Dominion Redefine the Issues at Stake Executive Director says: “Community’s goal is clear – I-66 and buried. Distraction and deception Read More …

WAMU: How do you power an Amazon data center? Longtime Prince William residents don’t want to find out

Listen to the 8/7/17 WAMU radio program covering the powerline fight in Haymarket How Do You Power An Amazon Data Center? Longtime Prince William Residents Don’t Want To Find Out Participants: WAMU – Kojo Nnamdi Washington Post – Antonio Olivo Coalition to Protect Prince William Read More …

Washington Post: Dominion says it may seek to build power lines along I-66 amid opposition to route in Prince William near descendants of ex-slave

 Wash Post: Dominion says it may seek to build power line along I-66 By Antonio Olivo August 16 at 6:12 PM Dominion Energy said Wednesday that it will probably seek permission to build a controversial power line in Northern Virginia along Interstate 66 instead of through Read More …

Delegate Marshall: Dominion’s SCC Deceit, Deception, and Dishonesty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Delegate Bob Marshall 703-853-4213 Dominion Energy’s Deceit, Dissimulation, and Dishonesty Dominion Energy should be ashamed of themselves for the omissions, misrepresentations and contrivances they have packed into their mendacious response to the State Corporation Commission to rationalize building 110 foot high power Read More …

Haymarket Update: Dominion Energy Files Response to Petitions for Rehearing or Reconsideration

From: Powerline@dominionenergy.com [mailto:Powerline@dominionenergy.com] Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:45 PM Subject: Haymarket Update: Dominion Energy Files Response to Petitions for Rehearing or Reconsideration Today, Dominion Energy filed its response to the Coalition to Protect Prince William County and Somerset Crossing HOA Petitions for Rehearing or Read More …