Last week the Virginia Commission on Energy and the Environment held a day long meeting to hear testimony on the future role of electricity in the commonwealth.
The pain at the pump continues as gas prices spike to record highs, surpassing $4 a gallon in parts of the country and heading towards becoming the national average by the summer driving season.
The hallmark achievement for the “New Direction” 110th Congress so far has been passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act, a historic bill that will make America more energy independent, responsive to the global warming crisis, while also continuing to grow our economy.
Other than the war in Iraq, the environment and global warming are the most problematic issues facing our country. Thanks in large part to Al Gore’s advocacy and the film An Inconvenient Truth catching the public’s attention, however, the green movement is finally back in vogue after a decade on […]