Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


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 […]

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.

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.

Dominion Cove Point
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 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.

Feb 19, 2014

Dominion puts its case for Cove Point

Virginia-based energy giant Dominion Resources Inc. and supporters of its $3.8 billion proposal to modify the Cove Point liquefied natural gas facility to handle exports instead of imports held a briefing Wednesday to correct what they called misinformation about the project ahead of a key Public Service Commission hearing scheduled to begin Thursday.

Sep 17, 2013

Activists don’t want expansion of LNG facility at Cove Point

National environmental groups are teaming with members of a Southern Maryland community to try to prevent the exportation of liquefied natural gas out of Dominion’s Cove Point facility in Lusby.

Apr 1, 2013

Dominion moves ahead with Md. gas export project

McLEAN, Va. — Hoping to capitalize on a boom in natural gas production, a Virginia-based energy company is submitting a 12,000-page application to federal regulators to build a $3.4 billion plant in southern Maryland to export liquefied natural gas. Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Resources Inc. also announced Monday it has deals in place with energy companies […]

May 8, 2012

Speakers rail against Dominion Va. Power plans

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Virginia Power’s long-range energy plans were criticized Tuesday for relying too heavily on fossil fuels at the expense of renewables such as wind and solar and energy efficiency. Activists, grandparents, physicians and solar power producers were among the two dozen speakers at a hearing before the State Corporation Commission on the […]

Feb 2, 2012

Dominion power wading into offshore winds

Dominion Virginia Power is interested in building up to 400 wind turbines in Atlantic waters in what could be a powerful message for a slowly emerging domestic source of clean energy. “If everything aligns and it makes good sense and we have our regulators on board, yes, we would be moving forward on a wind […]

Nov 11, 2011

Virginia nuclear plant gets OK to restart

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Virginia Power’s North Anna Power Station, the first operating U.S. nuclear plant shut down because of an earthquake, can restart after being offline since the Aug. 23 tremor that shook millions along the East Coast, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday. The two nuclear reactors at the plant about 11 […]

Oct 10, 2011

Dominion seeks exports of Marcellus Shale gas

HARRISBURG, Pa. — An energy company is seeking federal approval to allow exports of liquefied natural gas from the booming Appalachian drilling industry, saying that the nation’s natural gas supply is outpacing demand. Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Resources Inc. announced last week that it has applied to the Department of Energy to allow 1 billion cubic […]

Networking Calendar

Submit an entry for the business calendar