Category: News

Black Fly Suppression Notice

Public Notice: The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will be conducting aerial treatments for biological suppression of black flies on the New, Bluestone, and Greenbrier Rivers, beginning Monday afternoon, June 18, and continuing Tuesday,...

Greenbrier River Trail Partial Closure

Flash flooding on May 22nd has caused major damages to the southern portion of the Greenbrier River Trail. The damage is isolated to a seven mile stretch of trail. The trail will be officially...

WV Rivers News: Policy Wrap-up

The 2018 legislative session comes to a close on Saturday, March 10. Below you’ll find an update on each of the bills we worked on over the past 60 days. We killed a number...

Make plans to visit the GRT

  Several repairs made this week on the trail, there is some stone in places to keep the mud down where work was done, you can walk across the wash out in Caldwell now...

A pipeline through the AT sparks a fight

A pipeline that would cut through the iconic Appalachian Trail sparks a fight over natural gas expansion BY Evan Halper | Photography by Carolyn Cole July 14, 2017 | Reporting from Roanoke, Va.  ...

Va. to expand review of proposed gas pipelines

  By MICHAEL MARTZ AND ROBERT ZULLO Richmond Times-Dispatch Jun 30, 2017 Virginia has informed federal energy regulators that it will expand its review of two proposed interstate natural gas pipelines to protect water...

Superman is not coming

“Superman is not coming”: Erin Brockovich on the future of water Thursday, April 27, 2017 By Maryam Henein, Truthout | Report Come take a ride on America’s toxic water slide: First stop: Flint, Michigan,...

Water pollution changes lost when coal bill passed

Water pollution changes lost when coal bill passed Ken Ward, Jr. Lawmakers approved controversial language that could increase the amount of toxic chemicals discharged into West Virginia’s river and streams, but later removed the...