The story the media is finally covering in a but-whaddabout-Stewart sort of way can no longer be ignored.
The proposed 600-mile underground Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is an interstate natural gas transmission pipeline that would serve multiple public utilities and their growing energy needs in Virginia and North Carolina.
For those interested in learning more about the project, check out the fact sheet over at Dominion Energy or the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project page. For all the Frequently Asked Questions — including whether the energy will be shipped overseas (fun fact: it will not) — click here for all the facts.
More to the point, there’s a reason why the project enjoys broad bi-partisan support from the political center of Virginia. Northam chose wisely by backing the project, even if his more extremist supporters would rather condemn 1 in 8 Virginians to energy poverty rather than see facts straight on.