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  • As cold weather approaches, it’s time to remember fire safety basics

    A lot of people will be getting various heating systems going this week, and that\’s already caused trouble over the past chilly weekend.

  • McAuliffe energy plan for Va. makes debut

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s energy vision for Virginia is stressing a familiar “all of the above” strategy that promotes greater use of renewable generation, efficiency and traditional sources of energy. The thick…

  • 2 Virginia agencies to coordinate fracking reviews

    Two state agencies will coordinate their reviews of potential permits for hydraulic fracking for natural gas in Virginia\’s coastal plain.

  • Panel reviewing Va. natural gas drilling rules

    STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An advisory panel examining Virginia’s rules on so-called fracking for natural gas is focusing initially on the chemicals that energy companies use in the process. The Virginia…

  • FERC: No significant impact in gas exports plan

    Federal regulators say that Dominion Resource\’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas from a terminal in Cove Point, Md., would pose \”no significant impact\” on the environment.

  • Va. regulators OK Loudon County power plant

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia regulators have approved plans to build a 750-megawatt natural gas-fired generating facility in Loudoun County. The State Corporation Commission said Wednesday it approved the request by Green Energy Partners/Stonewall LLC.…

  • Cold weather leads to record gas usage

    If you use natural gas to heat your home, it\’s probably been an expensive month: The cold weather has resulted in some broken records for gas usage in the area.

  • Gas drilling panel meeting in Western Maryland

    A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling
    in Western Maryland is holding a meeting to update
    residents on its work