[Richmond] Among the many amendments to legislation offered by Governor Bob McDonnell is a change to HB1300/SB128 that weakens the authority of the State Air Pollution Control Board to mandate reductions in nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide in coal-fired power plants Northern Virginia. NOx and SO2 contribute to smog and acid rain, respectively. “Governor McDonnell [...]
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On the same day that Governor McDonnell announced that offshore drilling for oil and gas would make Virginia the “Energy Capital of the East Coast,” opponents of drilling handed out monopoly money, labeling the Governor’s press conference a publicity stunt intended to distract the public from the major budget cuts and massive layoffs that McDonnell [...]