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. CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, February 28, 2008 Page 7 CAN A OLEAN-OOAL POWER : YES IT CANIWHEN WE USE ‘PILES OF OLD WASTE OOAL T0 GENERATE NEW ENERGY STATION ACTUALLY MAKE OUR REGION CLEANER? OUR NEW POWER STATION WILL TURN GOB PILES INTO ELECTRICITY,L POWERING SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA’S ECONOMY AND HELPING CLEAN THE CLlNCH RIVER. Today, hundreds of massive waste—coal piles spoil Southwest Virginia’s rolling countryside, leaching contaminants into the Clinch River, its tributaries and even the local groundwater. But Dominion’s new clean—coal power station in Wise County Can eliminate millions of tons of waste coal from these unsightly‘and toxic gob pilesflthanks to the very latest in ctean-coai technology planned for the facility. The station’s advanced design also means we can use up to 20 percent biomass material, like wood waste and wood by-products—ma renewable fuel source. That’s not all. Our new facility will be one of the cleanest coal-fired stations in the US. The project will meet or do better than federal standards designed to protect public health. And the most modern emissions~control systems will limit air emissions significantly. And while Dominion’s new cleanacoal poWer station is eliminating some things, it’s adding others-like $1.8 billion in new investment in the local economy, upwards of $6 million in tax revenues each year and 1,200 new jobs for the hardworking men and women of Southwest Virginia. So let’s work together to clean up our region and generate the jobs and power we need for the future. To learn more about Dominion’s planned clean-coal power station, visit www.PoweringVirginia.com. l) O 0 or Dominion it all starts heret’