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Dominion's $1.62B Coal Plant Ruled Constitutional

Law360 (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Virginia's highest court has given the green light for energy giant Dominion to construct a $1.62 billion coal plant after rejecting arguments by environmental groups that the state's approval of the project was unconstitutional because it requires the plant to burn Virginia coal at the expense of out-of-state coal.

The Supreme Court of Virginia said in a ruling Friday that the Virginia State Corporation Commission did not err in approving Dominion's application to build the plant or in overruling objections by the green groups, disagreeing with...
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