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Ivy Main's Profile

Ivy Main is the Chair of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club and a frequent writer on energy issues. The opinions expressed are her own.

Real Name: Ivy Main

Location: Virginia

Diaries published: 35 (4 days since last diary on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:29 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 49 (4 days since last comment on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:29 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 578

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: For electric power generation, the end of fossil fuel is in sight, 215 comments, 225 recommends

People Following Ivy Main: 24

Ivy Main's Most Recent Diaries:

A large number of electric utilities across the country are famously engaged in a war against customer-owned solar . Using policy barriers, “standby” charges and other tactics, utilities from ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:29 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued an official advisory opinion on May 5 holding that Virginia localities have the right to prohibit hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) as part of ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 02:49 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Guess he'd better plan on it, since the adults don't seem to be up to the job. Photo courtesy of Glen Besa, Virginia Sierra Club. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe knows climate change is happening ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Dominion Resources and its regulated subsidiary, Dominion Virginia Power, are gambling big on natural gas. But while the utility giant will be a winner if gas prices stay low over the next 20 years, ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 01:41 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Thank God for climate change deniers. They may eventually be the only buyers for shorefront real estate. Sea level rise may not cause widespread flooding until later in this century or into the ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 01:33 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
When I was a law student working at the U.S. EPA in the ‘80s, we sued a company that had been polluting a Maine river for years. Back then, EPA calculated penalties based on the amount of money a ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 01:32 PM PDT with 14 Recommends

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