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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 …

Inside NoVa: Dominion turning away from controversial route for Prince William power line

Inside NoVa: Dominion turning away from controversial route for Prince William power line Dominion Energy is moving closer to abandoning controversial plans to build a new power line along Carver Road in Gainesville, though the utility remains adamant that the project is necessary to serve Read More …

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Dominion insists need for controversial Haymarket transmission line hasn’t gone away

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Dominion insists need for controversial Haymarket transmission lines hasn’t gone away By ROBERT ZULLO Richmond Times-Dispatch    Dominion Energy, engaged in an increasingly bitter public relations battle over a proposed transmission line to power an Amazon data center expansion in Prince William County, Read More …

Coalition email: Alert! CRITICAL UPDATES

CRITICAL UPDATES! LET’S NOT FORGET – UNITED WE STAND! ALERT! – Confirmation that route possibilities are Wide Open! In answer to questions raised about the following statement made by Dominion to the SCC in their July 24th motion: “…regarding the constructability of the Carver Road Read More …

StopPATH WV Blog: How Dare you, Dominion!

How Dare you, Dominion! 8/8/2017 I was completely floored to hear how rude, insulting and arrogant Mr. Chuck Penn of Dominion was on the Kojo Nnamdi radio show yesterday.  Shame on you, Chuck!  You sure didn’t paint your company in a good light.  In fact, Read More …

Dominion’s Bully Tactics and Alternative “Facts”

by Elena Schlossberg Dominion Energy’s paid spokesman Chuck Penn, at almost 6.5’, towers over my petite 5’ frame — and outweighs me by probably more than 80 pounds. I’d never thought much about this, until he stood blocking my way out of a conference room Read More …

InsideNOVA: Dominion attacks Corey Stewart over power line project

InsideNOVA: Dominion attacks Corey Stewart over power line project Dominion attacks Corey Stewart over power line project By Alex Koma akoma@insidenova.com August 8, 2017 Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart, left, stands with Joyce Hudson of the Alliance to Save Carver Road Read More …

The Derecho Blog: Chuck Penn and Dominion double down on Arrogant and Stupid

Derecho: Chuck Penn and Dominion double down on Arrogant and Stupid For those concerned about the Haymarket Power Lines who haven’t yet heard the “How Do You Power An Amazon Data Center? Longtime Prince William Residents Don’t Want To Find Out” radio broadcast on the Read More …

Washington Post: Dominion – Corey Stewart turn power line dispute into larger political battle

Washington Post: Dominion – Corey Stewart turn power line dispute into larger political battle By Antonio Olivo August 7 at 1:56 PM A dispute over a proposed power line route in Virginia that threatens a historic African American enclave has morphed into a broader battle Read More …

Washington Post Letter to the Editor: Corey Stewart – It’s Dominion that would leave customers behind in Prince William

WaPo Letter to the Editor: Corey Stewart   A worker with Virginia Dominion Power works to repair a power line at the corner of Baron Cameron Avenue and Lake Fairfax Drive in Reston in 2010. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) August 4 at 6:11 PM Robert Read More …

Bull Run Observer: Carver Rd. residents battle against power lines

By Rose Murphy August 4, 2017 The battle to keep Dominion Energy from running 110-foot-tall power lines through the Carver Road area populated mainly by descendants of freed slaves continued July 18 when residents held a press conference at McCoart Government Center to ask Prince Read More …