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A family of five was displaced after a tree toppled on a home in Silver Spring. (credit: Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Strong Storms Leave A Child Dead, A Family Displaced and Thousands Without Power

A boy is dead and thousands of people in Maryland and Virginia are in the dark after strong storms moved through the region Tuesday night.


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Dominion Power Clashes With US History in Virginia

A power company’s plan to build high-rise transmission towers within sight of Jamestown Island has stirred opposition from historic preservationists who say they’ll be a visual blight from the swampy shore where America sprouted.


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Students, Dominion Power Team Up To Plant Trees

Energy company Dominion is involving Virginia students in a tree-planting project leading to Arbor Day.


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Virginia Power Company Running on Renewable Biomass

Dominion Virginia Power’s Altavista power station is now running on renewable biomass as part of a previously announced plan to convert three of its coal-fired power plants in the state to burn mostly waste wood left from regional timbering operations as fuel, the energy provider said Monday.


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Dominion Seeks Fuel Rate Hike for Va. Customers

Dominion Virginia Power says it’s asking state regulators to increase what the utility charges customers to recover its fuel costs for the first time in two years.


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Car Strikes Three Power Poles Causing Mass Outtages

A car struck three power poles near Mt. Vernon highway this morning, closing the road and causing downed power lines.


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BGE, Dominion, Pepco Not Waiting Around For Storm To Hit

With warnings of potential derechos and tornados swirling around, it seems the power companies are learning to head the storm at the pass.


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Reston Neighborhood Hit Hard By Weekend Storm

Saturday’s storms in wreaked havoc on the D.C. area after possible tornado funnels toured the region, uprooting trees and knocking out power for thousands.


D.C. has issued a state of emergency that will be in effect for 15 days. (credit: Getty Images)

Tens Of Thousands Still Lack Power In D.C. Area

Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power.


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More Than 112,000 In Virginia Without Electricity

Thousands of electricity customers in Virginia remain without service but utility crews are making progress.