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Pipeline plans heat up in W.Va.

Pipeline plans heat up in W.Va. By FRED PACE     Apr 2, 2017 HUNTINGTON – With growth of natural gas in West Virginia, there are a number of new pipeline projects proposed for the state,...

A great loss to our community

Gary P. Cooper, past president of Greenbrier River Watershed Association, dies March 10. August 30, 1933 – March 10, 2017 Born in York, Ala., to James Pettus and Mabel Clair Cooper (née Bennett), Gary...

More spills: We’re NOT a Willing Sacrifice

Let’s be clear about what’s going on in WV right now. This legislative session seems laser-focused on answering the question of whether our government is going to enable corporations to sacrifice us or not....

Calling All Water Warriors! ACT NOW

Thursday, the House Energy committee took up HB 2811, a bill that would further weaken the protections of the Aboveground Storage Tank Act (ASTA) by exempting more than two-thirds of the chemical storage tanks...

Group: vital information missing from pipeline permits

  By Daniel Tyson; Register Herald Reporter LOWELL — Opposition to the Mountain Valley Pipeline was fierce Tuesday night as about 50 people gathered in this Summers County community, claiming the proposed pipeline would...

Will Pipelines Destroy Our Thru-Hikes?

By: Eric Killelea In Virginia, where the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is crossed by more black bears and wild boars than humans, where the trail runs through hardwood forest, dark rhododendron thickets, and mountain...

FERC keeps Obama guidance alive in manual for gas projects

Hannah Northey, E&E News reporter While President Trump has vowed to dismantle his predecessor’s climate legacy, federal energy regulators rolled out a guidance this week calling for developers of natural gas pipelines to assess...

More WV water pollution

By Ken Ward Charleston Gazette A bill that would allow more pollution to be discharged into West Virginia’s rivers and streams was approved Wednesday afternoon by the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee, giving industry...