“Tom Garrett took Dominion Power’s money then protected their bottom line, putting our communities and our water at risk.” “To protect both our planet and our national security, we must move as expeditiously as possible to become a country that increasingly relies on clean, renewable energy–solar, wind, and wave. We must evaluate the subsidies and incentives in each of our energy sectors to make sure they are helpful to our long term energy goals.”
The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the earth upon which we build our homes must be preserved and protected for the health and safety of our children and generations to come.” -Jane Dittmar
Dominion is an important power partner to the Commonwealth. That said, Jane refuses to take campaign contributions from Dominion to avoid the appearance of impropriety. “Recently, I toured a new 1.2 billion dollar investment in Mecklenburg by Dominion in the 5th District that will help our Southside economy. I also applaud their efforts at solar energy generation and biomass production and I believe they can and should do more in these areas.”
Grassroots Group Praises Work to Protect Virginia’s Environment CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Today, the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Jane Dittmar in the 5th Congressional District race. “We are very pleased to announce today that the Sierra Club officially endorses Dittmar for election,” Tyla Matteson, Virginia Chapter Political Chair, said.