After nearly a half century of burning coal to power Northern Virginia, Dominion's Possum Point power plant converted to natural gas in 2003. But the coal ash still remains.

After nearly a half century of burning coal to power Northern Virginia, Dominion's Possum Point power plant converted to natural gas in 2003. But the coal ash still remains.

WAMU reporter Patrick Madden joins Kojo to discuss the close relationship between Virginia Dominion Power and the state environmental agency that regulates it, and the effect environmentalists say that coziness is having on our waterways.

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  • Patrick Madden Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News
  • Dean Naujoks Potomac Riverkeeper, Potomac Riverkeeper Network
  • William Murray Managing Director of Public Policy, Dominion Virginia Power

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