Coal Ash FAQs

Dominion Energy is one of the nation’s leaders in acting to permanently close its ponds used to store coal ash, a by-product of burning coal. In Virginia these ponds are at Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Chesterfield Power Station near Richmond, and Bremo Power Station in Fluvanna County as well as the Chesapeake Energy Center in Chesapeake. In South Carolina ponds are located at Wateree Power Station and Williams Power Station.

The company stores ash in landfills in Virginia at Yorktown Power Station, Chesterfield Power Station, Clover Power Station, and the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center.

The company also stores ash in landfills in West Virginia at Mt. Storm Power Station and in South Carolina at Cope Power Station, Wateree Power Station and Williams Power Station.