Dominion is sending surveyors into the field, planning to build a 550-mile pipeline to transport natural gas from West Virginia to customers in Virginia and North Carolina. The company hopes to complete construction by 2018, but some landowners who live along the route are showing remarkable ingenuity in their fight to prevent the project.
Fred and Bonnie Powell own a farm in Augusta County that’s been in the family for generations.
“I literally was born in the house right over – you can see the roof right across there. That’s our home place.”
Proposed Environmental Protection Agency rules aimed at reducing carbon emissions, generating more energy from renewables, and addressing global warming are getting a cold reception from one of the state's most influential agencies. While environmental groups support the regulations, others contend that they're much too burdensome, unrealistic, and aggressive.
The Wildlife Center of Virginia is one-of-a-kind, a privately funded medical facility for injured animals from across the Commonwealth.
To make ends meet, the Waynesboro Center will host a fundraiser and auction featuring some surprising items.
Buyers will have about 150 items and opportunities to choose from during Saturday’s gala and auction at Staunton’s Stonewall Jackson Hotel. There’s a South African photo safari, a behind-the-scenes day at the Wildlife Center of Virginia or a work of art from the Daily Show.
What would the nation’s energy policy look like if Republicans capture the Senate this fall? Capitol Hill reporter Matt Laslo caught up with Virginia lawmakers and energy analysts to find out the potential impact on the commonwealth.
There's been lots of reporting on the decline of coral reefs in tropical seas. Now comes word that we have coral right off the coast of Virginia -- an important piece of news for fishermen and for environmentalists who are mapping the oceans.
On a sunny weekday last summer, Captain Monty Hawkins prepared to take fishermen cruising off the coast of Virginia and Maryland.
“Hey, Jay. Tell those boys to throw the lines off.”