U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

If the power goes off the public will demand answers

It is apparent very few elected officials, federal regulators or James River transmission line opponents believe Peninsula residents and businesses will suffer repeated power blackouts following the closure 14 months from now of two coal-fired power plants in Yorktown.

How else can you explain the continued opposition of the James City County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission? How else can you explain the failure of the US Army Corps of Engineers to expedite a final decision on Dominion Power's request to build the 500 KV line?

Perhaps they have a plan for persuading the Obama Administration to allow continued operation of the coal plants. If so, they have yet to...