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Opinion: Making customers pay for charitable donations one reason why Dominion fails to engender public trust

Opinion: Making customers pay for charitable donations one reason why Dominion fails to engender public trust

We have no doubt that the millions in charitable donations annually dispersed by Dominion do a lot of good across the commonwealth. The money surely helps the civic, educational and religious groups that receive it, and benefits countless Virginia residents in myriad ways. Of course, things are never simple with the electric monopoly that serves most of the state. The company's foundation distributed about $15 million annually from shareholders. However, the Associated Press reported recently that some of Dominion's other charitable donations come straight from customers' pockets. The money ultimately comes from what Dominion charges its customers. According to records...

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