Thursday 24 January 2019
“For a period of time, the river would be out of compliance with the state’s own water quality standards,” said Pat Calvert, Upper Riverkeeper for the James River Association. “Our concern is that human life and aquatic life are not protected by the discharges that would be coming…
Virginia environmentalists and fishermen protested the state's approval, saying water from the ash ponds might be unhealthy for humans and detrimental to wildlife. "All the concerns we raised were basically ignored," said Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper for the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, a watchdog environmental group. The riverkeeper…
On behalf of the James River Association, Southern Environmental Law Center has filed a notice with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Dominion Power that it will appeal the permit issued by DEQ to Dominion last month to allow the discharge of over 350 million…
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