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Governor signs coal ash clean up legislation

~ Newly-approved bills will protect water quality by removing over 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds in Chesapeake Bay Watershed ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to clean up more than 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds in Virginia, after a historic bipartisan agreement that was … Continue reading

McAuliffe announces $756 million project to expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
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McAuliffe announces $756 million project to expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Richmond, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, that financing is complete to build an additional two-lane tunnel under the Thimble Shoal Channel, west of the existing Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT). The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission will finance the $756 million project primarily through federal and state bonds. “This new tunnel will … Continue reading