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Court rejects Dominion’s motion to dismiss coal ash lawsuit


Last Friday the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied Dominion Virginia Power’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Sierra Club, over the illegal contamination of the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River with harmful  coal ash waste from the Chesapeake Energy Center.


Dominion To Sell 33 Percent Partnership Interest In Contracted Solar Portfolio To SunEdison

Venture would include 24 projects totaling 425 megawatts completed 2013-15; Company is also partnering with SunEdison on 210-megawatt Utah solar project expected to come online in 2016

Dominion announced that it has agreed to enter into a partnership with SunEdison, Inc., in which it would sell 33 percent of its ownership in 425 megawatts of solar generating capacity for approximately $300 million, subject to working capital and certain other adjustments. Under the terms of the agreement, SunEdison has a future option to buy all or a portion of Dominion's remaining 67 percent ownership.


CSX And The Conservation Fund Team Up With West Virginia Families And Farms To Facilitate Healthy Eating

Healthy Food Coupons, Mobile Markets And Hands-On Nutritional Education Available

CSX and The Conservation Fund have teamed up for a second year with the West Virginia's Department of Agriculture and local organizations to promote healthy eating habits and increased access to local produce for hundreds of children and families in McDowell, Roane and Mingocounties.


Dominion's Carbon Intensity Rate Drops By 28 Percent From 2008-14, New Online Report Says

In its eighth annual Citizenship & Sustainability Report (CSR) released, Dominion says the company's carbon intensity rate – carbon emissions per unit of electric output from its generating fleet – declined by 28 percent from 2008 to 2014. Over the same period, the company's total equivalent carbon dioxide emissions, which include carbon dioxide, methane and nitrogen oxides, have been reduced by about 37 percent.


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