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Connolly Statement on Atlantic Offshore Drilling Announcement

Provided by Congressman Gerry Connolly’s Office Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement today on the Department of Interior’s decision to remove the Atlantic Coast from its 2017-2022 offshore leasing plan: “Today’s decision by the Department of Interior to remove the Atlantic Coast from its 2017-2022 offshore drilling lease plan is a responsible and important victory for all Virginians. …

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Prince William Supervisors Embrace Principi’s Call For More Time to Assess Dominion’s Dewatering Proposal

Provided by Supervisor Frank Principi’s Office At the suggestion of Woodbridge Supervisor Frank Principi, Prince William County leadership is calling for 60 additional days to review a Dominion Virginia Power proposal to “dewater,” or empty, the Possum Point coal ash pond into Quantico Creek. Principi first raised concern during the Dec. 1 Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) meeting, issuing a …

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