Tag: "Fracking"

A whole lotta of fracking goin’ on! (with apologies to Jerry Lee Lewis)
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A whole lotta of fracking goin’ on! (with apologies to Jerry Lee Lewis)

If you’ve read Bill McKibben’s “Do the Math” article, you know we need to keep as much as two-thirds of the known fossil fuel reserves in the ground to avoid a climate catastrophe. One more time: Tell U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack “Don’t Frack the George Washington National Forest!” The rush to frack is sweeping away [...]

Stop Virginia’s Gas Rush!
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Stop Virginia’s Gas Rush!

Fossil fuels or clean energy? A legacy of pollution, sickness, and a changing climate, or a 21st century clean energy economy and jobs? Over the next month, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia will decide if Dominion can build their proposed Brunswick natural gas power plant. We need to be cutting our pollution, not [...]

Stop Dominion’s Brunswick fracked gas plant
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Stop Dominion’s Brunswick fracked gas plant

Join Sierra Club as we “Electric Slide To Clean Energy” WHEN: Sun., April 14 at 1 – 3 PM WHERE: Kanawha Plaza, 7th & Canal Streets in downtown Richmond WHAT: Rally with speakers and an Electric Slide “dance in” to prove we can demonstrate and have fun, too! Click here to RSVP. Act Now by [...]

EPA Report Shows Dominion is Virginia’s Biggest Carbon Polluter
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EPA Report Shows Dominion is Virginia’s Biggest Carbon Polluter

The US EPA posted its second year of greenhouse gas emissions data for the nation today [Feb. 5, 2013] showing Dominion to be the biggest carbon polluter in Virginia. The data shows that the top 3 carbon pollution sources in Virginia are all Dominion power plants: Chesterfield Power Station, Clover Power Station and Chesapeake Energy [...]

Don’t Frack Our “Promised Land” for Dominion’s Brunswick Gas Plant
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Don’t Frack Our “Promised Land” for Dominion’s Brunswick Gas Plant

Virginia’s largest energy company, Dominion Virginia Power, has announced that it will invest more than $1 billion to build the Brunswick County power plant, a large, natural gas-fired power station in Brunswick, VA – this, instead of making any major investments in efficiency, wind and solar. NATURAL GAS IN NOT “CLEAN” ENERGY Although natural gas [...]