Ceremony Formally Marks Construction Start at Wise County, Va., Power Plant
By Debra McCown, Bristol Herald-Courier
At the ceremony, state and local officials reiterated the expected benefits of the facility, which were stated many times during the permitting process: promotion of economic development, provision of jobs and needed energy and relatively clean technology.
“This is the largest economic development project in the history of Southwest Virginia, said Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling. “By the time this project is fully operational, this project alone will double the economic impact here in Wise County.”
Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell said with energy costs rising, the plant will benefit the entire state. (link)
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine said ... oh, wait. He wasn't able to attend. He was off making an ass of himself.
Dominion Power. You guys rock.