Nov 16

Back-to-back bad hearings for Dominion this week

The last two days saw two hearings about different Dominion Energy gas infrastructure projects in Southern Maryland. Tuesday night, there was a zoning permit for a compressor station Dominion wants to build near Accokeek, and Wednesday, there was a hearing to change Dominion’s largest state-level permit for its export terminal being built at Cove Point …

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Nov 08

Four big hearings coming up!

The movement to support the health and safety of communities in this area from harms that would come from new gas infrastructure has had our share of hearings recently, but there are four more coming up really soon — and we want to make sure they’re on your radar! Tuesday, November 14 The Charles County …

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Oct 24

“I haven’t been listening.”

For 18 weeks in a row now, We Are Cove Point has been holding rallies at the governor’s mansion in Annapolis to demand Maryland Governor Larry Hogan order a safety study for the fracked gas export terminal Dominion is building in the Cove Point neighborhood of Lusby in Southern Maryland. Each Monday at noon, we …

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Oct 20

Residents seize second chance to oppose increased pollution at Cove Point

LUSBY, MD — The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held a second hearing last night to hear comments about Dominion Energy’s application to change its primary state-level permit for the fracked gas export terminal the company is building in the Cove Point neighborhood of Lusby, Maryland. Too many speakers signed up to testify at a previous …

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Oct 10

Info on Oct. 19 PSC hearing for Dominion Cove Point

The Maryland Public Service Commission recently announced a new hearing that will follow up where the October 2 hearing left off. Anybody who signed up to speak at the October 2 hearing whose name wasn’t called, and anybody who didn’t come or sign up to speak at the October 2 hearing are welcome to testify …

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Oct 04

Please submit a comment by Oct. 19 to stop Dominion from polluting more!

LATEST UPDATE: All comments must be received by the PSC no later than October 19 — either by 5 p.m. at its Baltimore address (6 St. Paul St., Baltimore) or by 10 p.m. at the hearing in Lusby (12200 Southern Connector Blvd., Lusby). If you used our online comment tool before midnight on October 17, …

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Oct 03

Marylanders rail against Dominion’s proposal to increase pollution in Cove Point

Impacted residents and their supporters expressed anger at Dominion for submitting an application based on engineering malfeasance or corporate dishonesty LUSBY, MD — The public showed up in force last night to urge the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject Dominion Energy’s application to increase the pollution that would enter the air surrounding its fracked gas …

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Sep 22

Info on Oct. 2 PSC hearing for Dominion Cove Point

What is the issue? (Short, short version) Dominion is asking for two things: 1) to use additional generators to help supply power to its fracked gas export terminal and liquefaction facility in Cove Point; and 2) to throw out numeric monitoring of its emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Dominion is currently restricted by its …

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Jul 19

Weekly Rally for Safety Study: Every Monday at the Mansion

June 24, 2017 was a turning point for We Are Cove Point. After years of meeting with legislators and state officials to ask for a safety study (known as a Quantitative Risk Assessment or QRA) on Virginia-based Dominion Energy’s fracking refinery, power plant and gas export terminal being built in Cove Point, we learned that …

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Jul 03

Dozens Return to Rally at State House for Safety Study

On Monday July 3, 2017, a few dozen people gathered again outside the State House in Annapolis to urge Governor Hogan not to turn his back on the people of Southern Maryland. A week and a half ago, Governor Hogan’s office finally responded to our request for a safety study, known formally as a Quantitative …

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