Gallery: Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and 23 Others Arrested in Cove Point ...

When Rachel Heinhortz's daughter asked her: "Can't we just ask them not to do this here, Mommy?" she didn't know how to respond. The Heinhortz family is the closest family to the Import Facility in Cove Point, Maryland, which Dominion Energy wants to convert into an export facility for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in order to ship natural gas overseas to sell on the global market in Asia and Europe. Dominion has met fierce opposition–including 150,000 public comments–from concerned citizens who fear the export terminal would not be in the public interest. On July 13th, we all met at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) office in D.C., the environmental body responsible for approving pipelines, compressor stations, and the proposed LNG export terminals such as Cove Point, to tell them these dirty energy facilities will not be built.

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