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Dominion Resources Incorporated
Cove Point deserves closer examination [Editorial]
Cove Point deserves closer examination [Editorial]

There is nothing small or inconsequential about plans to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Cove Point in Southern Maryland's Calvert County. Dominion Resources wants to invest in the neighborhood of $3.8 billion to build the controversial facility, and officials claim its three-year construction will create jobs for as many as 3,000 people. By any standard, that's a huge private investment in Maryland, and small wonder it's already gotten support from the county's elected officials, from Maryland's construction trade unions and from Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, one of this state's most powerful political figures. But it has also prompted opposition from...