U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dominion needs to walk away from towers

It is indeed a sad affair when a large company such as Dominion becomes so tone deaf that it tenaciously persists in a quixotic effort of irreparably despoiling the most precious icon in our American history—the unobstructed panorama of the James River and the Jamestown settlement. Personally speaking, that peaceful panorama and its history cinched my family's decision to move to Williamsburg.

Once again, Dominion's arguments for placing these visually hideous transmission towers were brought up in the Virginia Gazette in its Dec. 10 news article. Once again, the flimsy apparition of frequent power outages on the peninsula and the EPA mandate for a 2017 shutdown of the peninsula's...