Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline got another setback today. As expected, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a final environmental impact statement. That means FERC agrees with the project’s promoters – that there is a real need for the pipeline, and it won’t pollute rivers and streams. Sandy Hausman reports on reaction from environmentalists.
The internet has upended the recording industry, the newspaper industry and the hotel industry. Now state regulators are looking at how to handle the latest industry to go online — cheap and easy high-interest loans.
As Virginia’s candidates for governor prep for their first debate this weekend, there’s some disagreement over how many more debates there should be. Democrat Ralph Northam has agreed to three, but Republican Ed Gillespie is pushing for more.
There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond area, and across the state the population has skyrocketed in recent years. This summer, a museum in Richmond is exploring the Latino experience with a new exhibit.