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  • EnergySure coalition releases statement on the FERC’s Final Environmental Report for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    The following is a joint statement on behalf of the EnergySure coalition by Barry DuVal, President & CEO, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and Dennis Martire, Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, Laborers’ International Union of North America, on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline:

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  • Economic Development Leaders Support the ACP

    Over the last two and a half years, hundreds of businesses and economic development organizations from the EnergySure Coalition have spoken out in support of affordable natural gas for our region and the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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  • Our Bridge to the Future of Energy

    The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is our region’s best clean energy option and our bridge to utilizing more renewable energy sources. These sources such as solar and wind are an important part of a diverse energy portfolio, but they aren’t realistically able to be our sole source of energy. To provide the same amount of energy that natural gas can, renewables would need to use much more land—anywhere from 70 times to 300 times more than the ACP will use. In addition, generating solar and wind energy could cost up to 10 times more than natural gas, a price that many families and businesses simply wouldn’t be able to afford.

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