Officials will gather written comments instead on the utility’s proposal to avoid technical glitches in the future.
HB 167 requires state regulators to consider whether pipeline capacity is needed for reliability before approving projects.
The Virginia Clean Economy Act will force state regulators to factor in indirect costs associated with carbon emissions.
It’s unclear if falling gas prices will make the agreement an easier political sell since unemployment is also surging.
House Bill 528, now awaiting the governor’s signature, offers state regulators more authority over monopoly utilities.