Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Type: Organization
Name: Chesapeake Climate Action Network
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Next steps for county after Dominion zoning exemption decision unclear

advertisementThe exact implications aren’t fully clear as to how the recent ruling that the county’s exemption of Dominion Cove Point from zoning ordinances will affect the export project at the existing facility.The ruling, issued by visiting Judge James ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CCAN Welcomes Dominion Step Toward First VA Utility-Scale Solar Power (8/18/14)

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 18 -- The Chesapeake Climate Action Network issued the following news release:As reported in the Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://www.timesdispatch.com/business/local/top-50-employers/dominion-resources-explores-solar-energy-in-virginia/article_7ea86850-7d87-5518-b141-19975956db4a.html), ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

21 Groups Call on Sen. Mikulski to Let Maryland Wind Power Project Go Forward (8/14/14)

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 14 -- The Chesapeake Climate Action Network issued the following news release:A group of environmental and Eastern Shore leaders today announced an effort to persuade U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski to withdraw language she recently inserted ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Somerset wind farm in dispute

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md. (Photo: Daily Times File photo)Language included in a federal Defense Appropriations bill report has led to yet another showdown between a Maryland legislator and environmental and clean energy advocates over the fate ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Cove Point zoning exemption overturned

A Calvert County Circuit Court judge has overturned the southern Maryland county's decision to exempt the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility from local zoning regulations. It's not clear, however, whether the decision affects plans ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Md. Court Ruling Likely to Delay Cove Point LNG Export

“For months, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and our partners have been warning that corporate leaders and elected officials were cutting dangerous corners in the permitting process for the proposed fracked gas export facility at Cove Point in southern ... [Published Center for Health, Environment and Justice - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dominion representatives will not attend Aug. 14 town hall forum

advertisementNo representatives from Dominion Cove Point will attend an upcoming forum regarding unanswered questions concerning the proposed export facility at the plant, to be held by the League of Women Voters of Calvert County.In an email sent Wednesday ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Simmering Climate Battle Over Natural-Gas Exports

A fight is brewing over whether Energy Department regulators should weigh the impact of liquefied natural gas on climate change before granting companies permission to ship the product abroad.The dueling pressures on the department from industry officials ... [Published National Journal - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Unanswered Cove Point expansion questions to be addressed

The League of Women Voters of Calvert County will bring together experts in an informal setting to answer questions regarding Dominion Cove Point’s proposed Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) expansion. The meeting, on Thursday, August 14 from 6:30 PM - 9:00 ... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Congratulations Commissioners LaFleur and Bay!

Home › Contributors › › Posted July 15, 2014 in The U.S. Senate today approved President Obama’s nominations of Cheryl LaFleur and Norman Bay as commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the independent federal body which oversees ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 7 reports

Battling Cove Point in the Capital

Protesters outside of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) For months now, a motley crew of local activists has tried—and failed—to halt Dominion Resources’ Cove Point, a proposed $3.8 billion liquefied natural ... [Published The Nation - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

July 13: First national rally to stop fracked natural gas exports

Dominion Resources LNG import terminal, Cove Point, MD (Photo: EARTHWORKS)On July 13 in Washington, DC, demonstrators will rally near the U.S. Capitol to call on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject a permit for Dominion Resources' proposed ... [Published Climate Science Watch - Jul 12 2014]

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"This is the first auction where there's been a revenue stream provided by the state for the winning bidders" said Jim Lanard, founder and former president of the Offshore Wind Development Coalition, an industry group
"The number one solution to climate change is clean, renewable energy" said Tidwell, adding Mikulski should focus more on combating climate change "instead of chasing a phantom."
"We're looking to find ways to make certain that Great Bay Wind and Pioneer Green can go forward" Mathais said

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Strong coal ash rule needed for public health, ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Next steps for county after Dominion zoning exe... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 20 2014]
CCAN Welcomes Dominion Step Toward First VA Uti... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 19 2014]
21 Groups Call on Sen. Mikulski to Let Maryland... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 15 2014]
Somerset wind farm in dispute [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 15 2014]
Groups urge Mikulski to support Shore wind ener... [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 14 2014]
International SeaKeepers Society to Fete Women ... [Published Megayacht News - Aug 13 2014]
Md. Court Ruling Likely to Delay Cove Point LNG... [Published Center for Health, Environment and Justice - Aug 13 2014]
Cove Point zoning exemption overturned [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 13 2014]
UPDATE: Plant project proponents, foes, react t... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 12 2014]
The FERC 25 [Published ZNet - Aug 11 2014]
AEE, Partners, Members Testify on EPA's Clean P... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 06 2014]
Commentary: Florida’s pollution threat no one i... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 05 2014]
Dominion representatives will not attend Aug. 1... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 01 2014]
Ash in Lungs: How Breathing Coal Ash is Hazardo... [Published Earth Justice - Jul 31 2014]
The Simmering Climate Battle Over Natural-Gas E... [Published National Journal - Jul 31 2014]
Dominion declines participation in League's mee... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Jul 30 2014]
Unanswered Cove Point expansion questions to be... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Jul 30 2014]
Virginia Takes First Tentative Steps toward Cli... [Published Planetizen - Jul 16 2014]
Energy & environment update - July 14‚ 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 16 2014]
Anti-fracking protesters held in capital [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 16 2014]
Congratulations Commissioners LaFleur and Bay! [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 15 2014]
Congratulations Commissioners LaFleur and Bay! [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 15 2014]
Battling Cove Point in the Capital [Published The Nation - Jul 14 2014]
How to Keep Virginia From Sinking [Published Pacific Standard - Jul 14 2014]
Anti-fracking protesters arrested in U.S. capital [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
24 Anti-Fracking Activists Arrested in Washingt... [Published Care2 - Jul 14 2014]
Dozens arrested protesting planned Md. gas plant [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 14 2014]
'People's March' Against Fracking Demands Halt ... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 14 2014]
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Congratulations Commissioners LaFleur and Bay! [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 15 2014]
John Moore, Senior Attorney – The Sustainable FERC Project, Chicago The U.S. Senate today approved President Obama’s nominations of Cheryl LaFleur and Norman Bay as commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the independent federal ...
Standing in solidarity against dirty, dangerous... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Jul 13 2014]
Beyond Nuclear staff attended the rally in Washington D.C. on Sunday, July 13th against the Cove Point LNG (liquefied natural gas expansion) proposal, alongside organizing groups such as CCAN (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) and Public Citizen. We've ...
Gas Export Terminal Draws Opposition From Maryl... [Published Think Progress - Jul 12 2014]
This photo taken June 12, 2014 shows a half-a-mile long, the Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG Terminal’s offshore loading platform, a mile offshore seen from the facilities nature preserve which surround the plant in Lusby, Md. CREDIT: AP Photo/Cliff ...
Safe Coast Virginia: Report outlines the climat... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 10 2014]
Daily Press: That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network."Safe Coast Virginia: Climate Change Threats and Practical Solutions for Coastal Virginia" contains ...
Exporting U.S. natural gas isn’t as “clean” as ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 09 2014]
Exports of liquefied natural gas to countries like China could produce more greenhouse gases than simply letting the Chinese build their own power plant and burn their own coal supplies. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) One of the rallying cries in favor of liquefying ...
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