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Va. Governor Formally Presents Energy Plan

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is staking out an energy plan for Virginia that promotes more renewable sources such as solar and wind, as well as traditional resources including natural gas.

McAuliffe formally rolled out his four-year energy plan Tuesday in Richmond before an audience of energy entrepreneurs and environmentalists.

A key point he stressed is the prospect of diminishing federal dollars for northern Virginia and Hampton Roads, which has huge military presence.

McAuliffe says "those days are over" and the state must build a new economy.

He pointed, for example, to the development of an offshore wind industry that would create a new industrial base in Hampton Roads to build massive wind turbines.

The McAuliffe event also included about 30 chanting opponents of a natural gas pipeline through the state.

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