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Power Line: Questions to Ask Before Construction

December 14th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Today is the last day for placing questions and comments before the Virginia State Corporation Commission (VSCC)  (comments) about two major issues from Dominion Virginia Power. Wise County coal-fired power plant (application, 14 page pdf) PUE-2007-0066 A 500 kV transmission line to bring coal electricity to Northern Virginia from Ohio (application, 29 page pdf)  PUE-2007-00033 Green […]

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Tags: conservation · electricity · emissions · Energy · energy efficiency · environmental · politics · virginia

Excuse me as I take a shower …

December 14th, 2007 · 10 Comments

Let me luxuriate in the feeling of feeling played, of feeling used.  The sullied feeling is just such a joyous thing to have. Many excoriated me (in multiple venues, private and public) for not being ‘political’ enough since I was not joyously celebrating the Energy Bill that passed from the House and was tarnishing my […]

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Tags: Energy · fuel economy · government energy policy · Nancy Pelosi · politics · renewable energy

Talking to Kerry post vote

December 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Talking to Kerry post vote

We went backwards today on the Energy Bill. While, perhaps, this is better than the 2005 Energy Bill, the air has been drained out of my (and many others’) enthusiasm for the bill.  Better than nothing. Probably.  Guess what, Senator Kerry would have supported a much better energy bill, without a doubt.  He wants a (far) better energy […]

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Tags: Al Gore · democrats · Energy · Global Warming · government energy policy · politics