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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...

Explore the Mononghela National Forest May 20-21

Explore the Mononghela National Forest May 20-21 Join us for the Best of Birthplace of Rivers Weekend May 20-21, 2017 in Slatyfork, WV! Spend the weekend exploring the Monongahela National Forest with West Virginia...

Greenbrier River Race Hospitality Weekend

Beginning Friday April, 28 until Sunday, April 30 ~ 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day, the Pocahontas County Artisan Cooperative’s 4th Avenue Gallery will host the Greenbrier River Race Hospitality Weekend at their...

DEP backs water pollution bill

Ken Ward Jr. , Staff Writer The state Department of Environmental Protection supports the House-passed legislation that would allow increased discharges of toxic chemicals into West Virginia rivers and streams, a top DEP officials...

FERC plans June release

FERC plans June release of final environmental statement for Mountain Valley Pipeline By Duncan Adams duncan.adams@roanoke.com 981-3324 Mar 31, 2017 The federal agency reviewing the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline announced Friday that it plans...

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....