A Canadian company has bought interest in the uranium deposit in Pittsylvania County and has set its sights on overturning the state’s moratorium on uranium mining. Experts say the risks are real, but some can be mitigated with modern technology.
The Omni Homestead has spent $4.6 million reconstructing the pool houses over the famous warm springs where presidents and others have “taken the waters.”
Panelists debated the SMR that Gov. Youngkin has proposed for Southwest Virginia Thursday. Some residents and environmental agencies say they’ve been left out of the discussion and SMRs are unproven technology, others argue it’s the best way to go carbon-free.
The Richmond based utility is evaluating several sites in Southwest Virginia, including retired fossil fuel plants and former coal mines. Appalachian Power Company says it’s also looking at the new nuclear technology.
Carilion Clinic’s Innovation program, which launched in January 2020, helps develop and bring to market products and services developed by Carilion personnel. Any profit is split between inventors and the nonprofit hospital.
Danville is shifting its revitalization efforts from the River District to North Main. Officials intend to start by improving existing storefronts and consulting residents on the changes they would like to see.
Bristol planned to ask stores to cease operations prior to Monday, when a judge extended an injunction allowing games to continue.
In the three-plus decades since the Virginia Inland Port opened in rural Warren County, economic development has followed. A study underway right now will look at whether it makes sense to open a second inland port near Lynchburg or Bristol.
Danville’s investment might mean a CytoRecovery presence in Danville, such as office operations or an internship at Danville Community College. CytoRecovery’s cell sorting could improve understanding of disease and development of drugs.
The park is now owned by a company linked to the Alden Global Capital hedge fund. “We felt that the evidence could prove that it was willful,” attorney for residents says.