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Feb 18, 2016

Cove Point project can move ahead, Md. appellate court rules

A plan to construct an electric generating station to power a proposed liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County can move ahead despite objections raised by an environmental advocacy organization, the state’s intermediate appellate court has held. The Court of Special Appeals affirmed Tuesday a lower-court ruling upholding the Maryland Public Service Commission’s 2014 […]

Oct 30, 2014

Dominion begins construction at Cove Point

Construction work has begun on Dominion Energy’s controversial Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility in Lusby, the company announced Thursday. “This is a historic event for Dominion, Maryland and the nation,” said Diane Leopold, president of Dominion Energy. “The Cove Point LNG export project will help meet the world’s need to move toward cleaner […]

Oct 8, 2014

Marylanders speak out about environmental issues

A majority of Marylanders say natural gas hydraulic fracturing poses serious environmental concerns and would support banning its use in the state.

Sep 30, 2014

Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK

Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

Aug 12, 2014

Judge strikes down Cove Point zoning ordinance

An ordinance exempting the proposed Cove Point Liquid Natural Gas export facility from Calvert County zoning regulations has been struck down by a judge in Calvert County Circuit Court.

Jul 28, 2014

What do governors dream of?

One local parody song-writer asks just that in a video posted over the weekend on YouTube.

Jul 23, 2014

O’Malley struggles with the sandman

Anyone who has had to sit through a meeting that lasted all day knows that sometimes it can be hard to stay focused.

Jul 23, 2014

State board OKs wetlands permit for Cove Point

The state Board of Public Works Wednesday gave approval to a wetlands permit needed for construction of the controversial Cove Point liquid natural gas export facility.

Jun 27, 2014

Residents split on Cove Point energy project

Dominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.

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May 30, 2014

PSC approves Cove Point project

The state Public Service Commission granted conditional approval for Dominion Resources Inc. to build an electric generating station at its Lusby, Maryland, facility, even though regulators determined the project would not be a net benefit for Maryland residents.

May 15, 2014

Federal agency finds no impact from proposed Cove Point facility

A liquid natural gas export facility proposed for Cove Point will have no significant environmental impact, according to an environmental assessment issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

May 14, 2014

Cove Point opponents prepare to go to court

Opponents of a proposed liquid natural gas export facility in southern Maryland are preparing to go to court if a federal agency does not call for a more in-depth environmental assessment of the project.

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