Chesapeake Conservancy, based in Annapolis, MD, today announced that the Chesapeake Climate Data Hackathon, which took place November 8-9, 2014, was a great success with significant progress made on new tools that will be used to help government officials better understand and track flooding problems caused by climate change and sea level rise in the Hampton Roads region. The tools will also give the public the information they need to understand when and where flooding will affect their daily lives.
- $500 million project would deliver 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to Atlantic Coast Pipeline
- Project would provide broader access to natural gas supplies throughout Marcellus and Utica basins - and other upstream sources - to Virginia and North Carolina markets
- Majority of pipeline work would be along existing right of ways; modifications at existing compressor stations
Dominion, today submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) asking the commission to begin its environmental review of the proposed $500 million Supply Header Project.
$4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia
- Project has broad support from public officials, business, labor and economic development groups
- Pipeline would create thousands of jobs, promote economic development and cleaner air
Dominion, on behalf of its joint venture partners in the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, submitted a request to begin the pre-filing process with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), asking the commission to begin its environmental review of the proposed $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline.
The Nature Conservancy and supporters celebrate permanent protection of Warm Springs Mountain Preserve
9,000-acre preserve protects critical habitat and clean drinking water
Through the generous contributions of a number of private donors, The Nature Conservancy has secured the protection of its Warm Springs Mountain Preserve, which connects thousands of acres of conservation lands throughout western Virginia. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dan Ingalls Overlook, the Conservancy acknowledged the individuals and corporations that helped the organization realize one of its largest land purchases in Virginia.
The Cleantech Open Southeast named three regional finalists at the 3rd Annual Cleantech Open Southeast Regional Innovation Summit and Gala in Alexandria, Virginia. The three finalists were selected from the 21 participants that entered this year’s regional accelerator program. Atlanta-based, DPG Energy, received both finalist and sustainability awards. Mississippi based NG1 Tech and Washington, D.C. based BitGrid, Inc. received finalists awards.
New E2 poll: Majority of Virginia's small business owners support carbon pollution limits, addressing climate change
Business owners give state leaders, Gov. McAuliffe low ratings for making Va. competitive in growing clean energy economy, protecting environment
As world leaders meet this week to address climate change and 400,000 people march in the streets in New York City, a new survey shows that Virginia's small business owners support state action to cut carbon pollution and believe that doing so will help Virginia's economy.