Chesapeake Climate Action Network

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Name: Chesapeake Climate Action Network
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In

Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced in late March that it would spin-off its wholly owned midstream operating company, Dominion Midstream Partners, into a separately traded master limited partnership. The main assets of the new company are the ... [Published 24/7 Wall St - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

DOMINION RESOURCES : Report Warns Investors: AVOID Dominion's Cove Point LNG Export Project

NEW YORK , Sept. 10 -- The Chesapeake Climate Action Network issued the following news release:A report released today warns investors of serious financial, corporate governance, and sustainability risks associated with Dominion Resources' new gas export ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Good news for the climate you probably missed

We hear a lot of bad news every day. A lot. It’s easy for the good news to get lost in the shuffle.And then of course, there are the endless quizzes on what sort of breakfast food best describes you, where you should retire and the 17 photos of adorable ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Saving our climate and the middle class

Our nation faces two great crises. First, climate change is spiraling out of control. In May we learned from the National Climate Assessment that “climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present.” Storms ... [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Congress Likely to Punt Major Issues To Lame Duck

Congress will return to Washington on Monday, but expectations for action are low. With the mid-term elections two months away, Congress will be in session for only 12 days in September and October this year. It’s likely most major issues will be punted ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Virginia Governor Backs New Natural Gas Pipeline

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Tuesday unveiled plans for a 550-mile natural gas pipeline through three states, a proposal that won him kudos from the energy industry but criticism from environmental activists, who had considered him an ally.A consortium ... [Published Governing - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

EPA chief to investors: We need more gas pipelines

"This is really about building a healthy industry, a healthy investment market, and lowering...Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wants energy investors to spend their dollars on building infrastructure to carry natural gas across ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Governor: Gas-pipeline project "game changer" for industry, homeowners

Dominion Resources will joint venture with three other major energy companies to build and own a $4.5 billion- $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia through the state to North Carolina.The project is "a game-changer" for Virginia ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The People’s Climate March

I began to involve myself in actions and organizing to address the global warming crisis 10 years ago, in 2004. The first thing that I did was to attend a national conference related to that subject in Washington, D.C. in early January of that year.I ... [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wind farm should be smooth sailing

A windfarm proposal for Somerset County is encountering more potential roadblocks. Officials should be cautious about changing the rules this late in the process. (Photo: file image)Despite much fanfare following Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s veto of ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 25 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 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 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]

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...which further delays are expected," said Jan Willem van Gelder , director of Profundo, the research firm that prepared the investor risk report. "In combination with the limited voting power of the unitholders and the dominant position of parent company Dominion Resources , investors are likely to face very uncertain returns."
...Alexandria Mayer Bill Euille wrote an op-ed in the Fairfax Times , encouraging readers to "to join me in Crystal City at the Sept. 4 rally calling on Dominion to sever its ties with ALEC." Shareholders have filed resolutions at Dominion's last annual meeting, and formally requesting increased commitment to addressing climate change and...
"In supporting this project, Governor McAuliffe is now complicit with Tom Farrell in locking Virginia into a multi-billion-dollar investment in more fossil fuels at a moment when scientists say we must be investing in truly carbon-free wind, solar, and energy efficiency technologies. We've come to expect this type of move from Dominion, the state's top climate polluter and a company that has continually held Virginia back from serious commitments to clean energy. But we're downright disappointed to see this from Governor McAuliffe ."
"This industry again needs investment and infrastructure that values the industry the way this administration values this industry" McCarthy said

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Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Pla... [Published 24/7 Wall St - 20 hours ago]
National Drive Electric Week, green energy foru... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
DOMINION RESOURCES : Report Warns Investors: AV... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Warning to investors: Avoid Dominion Cove Point... [Published Fierce Energy - Sep 11 2014]
Support for natural gas pipeline puts McAuliffe... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Good news for the climate you probably missed [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 11 2014]
Saving our climate and the middle class [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
Congress Likely to Punt Major Issues To Lame Duck [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 08 2014]
Dominion Needs to Dump ALEC - Protest Coverage [Published Daily Kos - Sep 05 2014]
Virginia Governor Backs New Natural Gas Pipeline [Published Governing - Sep 03 2014]
DOMINION RESOURCES : Climate Advocates Denounce... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 03 2014]
EPA chief to investors: We need more gas pipelines [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 03 2014]
Support, opposition follow Dominion announcement [Published Daily Progress - Sep 02 2014]
McAuliffe backs 550-mile natural gas pipeline, ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 02 2014]
Governor: Gas-pipeline project "game changer" f... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
The People’s Climate March [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 02 2014]
Judge Nixes Cove Point LNG Zoning Permit as Dom... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
Judge Nixes Cove Point LNG Zoning Permit as Dom... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Wind farm should be smooth sailing [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 25 2014]
Finally, Good News Out of Washington: IRS Clari... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 24 2014]
Some in Somerset still pushing for wind project [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 22 2014]
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]
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Judge Nixes Cove Point LNG Zoning Permit as Dom... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
Co-Written with Caroline Selle Environmental groups fighting against the Cove Point LNG export terminal hailed Salmon’s judgment as a major grassroots victory. An  August 6 court decision  handed down by  Calvert County Circuit Court Judge James Salmon ...
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 ...
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