Energy Matters

PEC works toward energy solutions that emphasize efficiency first, use appropriate technologies for the 21st Century and respect the scenic and historic character of the Piedmont. 

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Gov. McDonnell’s Uranium Mining Group: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

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The quick update In 2007, Virginia Uranium, LLC, (VUI) began lobbying hard for the General Assembly’s standing moratorium on uranium mining and milling to be lifted. The corporation has big plans to start a mining and milling operation in Pittsylvania ...
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Federal Court Strikes Down Transmission Line Corridors

Federal Court Strikes Down Transmission Line Corridors

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In 2007, the U.S. Department of Energy designated two National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors (NIETCs), where energy companies were granted unprecedented access to federal eminent domain authority for the fast track siting of transmission lines. These "corridors" spanned 100 million ...
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