Governor Northam has a real opportunity to set Virginia on a path toward increased prosperity, improved security, and global leadership this fall.
The VEP creates an opening for the Northam Administration to put Virginia on the path to a prosperous, energy smart, climate resilient future ... an opportunity to be seized.
Rather than another voice simply screaming (correctly) into the wind "Stop the PIPELINES, they are economically and environmentally damaging" or "BUILD SOLAR", here are themes that should be central to the Virginia Energy Plan if Governor Northam has any desire to seize the VEP's opportunity to create a new, vibrant path forward:
With the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan (VEP), the Northam Administration has the opportunity to create a road map for a prosperous, energy resilient, climate-friendly Virginia. It is an opportunity to seize ... rather than slip away.
Thinking through the themes ...
The following is a brief discussion of the above themes.
To add my voice to those calling for specific measures, here just a few: