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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Jun 29

Governor Hogan: We Won’t Take No for An Answer!

You are amazing! On Monday, with very little notice, dozens of you joined us outside the State House in Annapolis to protest Governor Hogan’s denial of a safety study for Cove Point. You brought noise makers and we were definitely heard. People came to the windows to see what was the racket. We telephoned the …

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Jun 22

Gov. Hogan Refuses to Order a Safety Study for Cove Point

For the past year, residents of Cove Point and their allies have petitioned Governor Larry Hogan with a very reasonable request: order a safety study (officially known as a Quantitative Risk Assessment or QRA) for the gas refinery, power plant and export terminal that Dominion Energy, a Virginia-based corporation, is building in Cove Point. Thousands …

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Jun 09

Letter to the Editor Campaign – Gov. Hogan Must Respond to Cove Point

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