Protect Virginia's Coasts! Force a Full Environmental Review of New Dominion Nuclear Plant

Virginia's CoastDominion, the large Virginia energy company, is in the process of obtaining a permit to site two new nuclear reactors at its North Anna plant in central Virginia.  The plant is located on the shore of beautiful Lake Anna, which falls under the purview of the Coastal Zone Management Act, a law designed to protect coastal waterways and ecosystems.

Dominion is trying to skirt the law by arguing that Virginia does not need to conduct a review of the impacts that operating the new reactors' will have on Virginia's coasts.

Under the law, this is the only opportunity for Virginia to enforce compliance with the Coastal Zone Management Act.  Take action!  Hold Dominion accountable and tell the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality that:

  1. A full environmental review must be conducted, including the impacts of construction and operation of new reactors, and

  2. You want a public hearing held on the subject.

This is an official public comment period, open only until October 25, so send your comments today!  Please feel free to use the suggested comments below or edit them to your liking.


October 16, 2018

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