The $9.8B Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm’s red flags

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“The Commission approved a revenue requirement of $78.702 million for the rate year of September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2023, to be recovered through a new rate adjustment clause (Rider OSW). Over the projected 35-year lifetime of the project, for a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month, Rider OSW is projected to result in an average monthly bill increase of $4.72 and a peak monthly bill increase of $14.22 in 2027. The rate adjustment clause is effective for usage on and after September 1, 2022.” — SCC, August 5, 2022

In Episode 291 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses how to participate in Shooting Sports Month and dives deep into some problems with the newly-approved Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project slated to operated by 2027. 

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EP 385: Ashley Hlebinsky, Firearms Historian & Industry Consultant District of Conservation

In Episode 385 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses her upcoming testimony in the Kansas State Legislature and brings an exclusive interview with firearms historian, jill-of-all-trades Ashley Hlebinsky. Tune in to learn more! SHOW NOTES WATCH: Special Committee on Foreign Adversary Investments and Land Purchases 09/27/2023 The Gun Code Connect with Ashley on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Gun Violence Prevention – May 11, 2021 Cody Firearms Museum UWY Firearms Research Center — Support this podcast:
  1. EP 385: Ashley Hlebinsky, Firearms Historian & Industry Consultant
  2. EP 384: The Antiquities Act Needs Congressional Oversight
  3. EP 383: Great Smokies Vacation, Western Caucus, Stop 30 by 30 Summit
  4. EP 382: Power the Future with Rick Whitbeck
  5. EP 381: Save School Archery & Hunting Programs ft. Rep. Mark Green


National Shoot Sports Month: NSSF

Governor Youngkin’s Shooting Sports Month Proclamation

SCC Approves Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Virginia Clean Economy Act

Dominion Energy: Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

DOE: Wind Energy Impact

Virginia Mercury: Not a great time to roll out Dominion’s pricey solar tariff

Virginia Mercury: Amid global energy price spikes, Dominion customers’ bills could rise between 12 and 20 percent

Virginia Profile: EIA

Virginia’s Youngkin supports offshore wind projects; doesn’t join Biden coalition

WSJ: A Green Logrolling Classic (2018)

RTD: SCC backs millions in rate increases for Dominion’s offshore wind project

Oceanography Magazine: Setting the Context for Offshore Wind Development Effects on Fish and Fisheries

June 2022 BOEM Letter from VA Cabinet

Image by Florian Pircher from Pixabay 


  • Gabriella Hoffman
  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer.
  • She hosts the “District of Conservation” podcast and CFACT’s original YouTube series “Conservation Nation.” Learn more about her work at

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August 8, 2022