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Maryland Senator Tries To Fight The 'Resource Curse'

One year ago today, the U.S. Senate approved the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill. But not all of it is being enforced. One provision that deals with the so-called "resource curse" is still just words, and one local senator is calling on regulators to stop dragging their feet.

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Va. Considering Changes To Utility Shutoff Rules

Virginia regulators are seeking comments on new time limits restricting utility providers from shutting off services for customers with serious medical conditions.

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Virginia To Move To Alternative Fuels In State Vehicles

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has issued an executive order to shift Virginia's thousands of state vehicles to alternative fuels.

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Union Station Debuts Two Electric Car Charging Stations

For electric vehicle drivers in the city, charging up can sometimes prove challenging. Now, D.C. leaders hope two new chargers at Union Station will be a jolt for electric cars.

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Dominion Customers To See Increase In Fuel Rate

Virginia regulators have approved a fuel rate increase request by Dominion Virginia Power, effective on the first of July. The rate increase will be spread over two years, as opposed to the original one year that Dominion proposed.

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Offshore Wind Power Conference Kicks Off In Virginia

Offshore wind power will be the focus of a conference this week in Virginia.

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