Sunday 24 March 2019
Maryland regulators are targeting Possum Point because it is located only a couple hundred feet from the Virginia-Maryland border along the Potomac River. That means its waste disposal will affect both states. Members at the grassroots environmental group Potomac Riverkeeper Network filed an appeal of the Possum Point permit…
Two groups that had challenged Dominion Virginia Power’s plans to drain coal ash lagoons into Chesapeake Bay tributaries announced Wednesday that they have withdrawn their legal appeals after the utility pledged to upgrade its treatment of the wastewater at two of its plants. But the state of Maryland…
Maryland will keep fighting Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to release coal-ash water into a Potomac River tributary, despite modifications that resulted in Prince William County dropping its objections. “At this point, we are continuing our review of the contested permit,” Ben Grumbles, Maryland’s secretary of the environment,…