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McDonnell to Add Signature to Energy Bills

April 18, 2012

Gov. Bob McDonnell is promoting legislation that he says will help Virginia become the "energy capital of the East Coast."

McDonnell added his signature Tuesday to 13 pieces of energy-related legislation. The legislation promotes development of the state's energy resources and supports alternative and renewable energy strategies, according to the governor's office.

McDonnell has promoted an "all-of-the-above" approach to energy development. That includes fossil fuel development such as coal and renewable sources of energy such as wind and solar power.

In a news release following the signing, McDonnell said that the state must work with must work with industry and stakeholder groups to continue to aggressively work to harness the resources to provide affordable and reliable energy for homes and businesses.


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