The state is preparing to send two teams to a national collegiate wind turbine competition next year.
A bill awaiting the governor’s signature would create a state authority to win grants and other research funding.
By issuing a pair of vetoes Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam sent a message to the legislature and beyond that he is intent on sticking with an aggressive carbon-cutting agenda.
Property owners in the pipeline’s path are relieved by recent delays that offer hope they might stop the project.
The proposed project is set to provide up to 3.5 megawatts of renewable power to data centers in Wise County.