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Legislative Updates WVEC March 5, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 5
Spring time is just around the corner and we are ecstatic to move toward warmer weather and sunny skies. We are also excited to see you at E-Day this Wednesday, March 10 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM! More
Issues: EdayEnergy efficiencyOpportunityPower purchase agreementsWater
Legislative Updates WVEC February 26, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 4
If you have been keeping up with our social media, you are aware that we, along with other WV advocacy organizations, requested a public hearing for HB 2598 from both Delegate Anderson and Delegate Pack, which were denied. In response to these denials, we collaborated with WV Rivers Coalition, OVEC, WV CAG and WV Sierra Club to host our own People’s Public Hearing today to which all legislators and members of the public were invited. More
Issues: Energy efficiencyInfrastructurePollutionPower purchase agreementsWater
Legislative Updates WVEC February 19, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 3
Complete our action alert and call House Energy Committee members to let them know you oppose HB 2598, the Aboveground Storage Tank Act bill. This bill will be on the House Energy agenda on Tuesday, February 23. Read below to find more information on this legislation. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksPollutionRenewable energyWater
Legislative Updates WVEC February 12, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 2
Welcome to what will be a weekly newsletter for the next 8 weeks as we work to keep you informed on what is happening at the WV Capitol. The WVEC lobby team has hit the ground running. Since our last newsletter, Rob Casto joined Hannah King on the team - please read on for more about them both. Welcome, Rob! More
Issues: Climate changeLegislationPower purchase agreementsWater
Legislative Updates WVEC March 13, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 9
It took us a few days to decompress to compile everything that’s happened over the last 60 days. Here’s a breakdown of the most important bills we worked on. Tagged: Aboveground tanks, Legislation, Renewable energy, Water More
Legislative Updates WVEC February 28, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 8
Right now on the House floor the utilities are holding their own bill hostage rather than allow third-party financing for solar energy in the form of power purchase agreements (PPAs) that would benefit our state’s residents, communities, and small businesses. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksOil and gasOrphaned wellsPower purchase agreementsRenewable energy
Legislative Updates WVEC February 21, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 7
This week has been BUSY! We’ve got a new section on our Bill Tracking called REMAINING BILLS. There you can track the bills we have left as of Day 45 — it will be updated with notes over the weekend! Below is a shorthand list of where we’re at. More
Issues: CoalOil and gasRenewable energyWater
Legislative Updates WVEC February 14, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 6
The Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform is a set of common sense policy solutions that can help put our government on a path to solve problems that affect us all. This is not about Democrat vs. Republican; this is about fixing a broken system, and moving toward a government that’s more transparent, accountable, and responsive to the needs of ALL West Virginians. More
Legislative Updates WVEC February 7, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 5
Yesterday Delegate Evan Hansen and Senator William Ihlenfeld held a press conference on the introduction of the Clean Drinking Water Act of 2020! See House bill 4542 here and Senate Bill 679 here. We were joined by a packed room of Legislators, press, and citizens. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksOil and gasPollutionRenewable energyWaterWVEC event
Legislative Updates WVEC January 31, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 4
West Virginia Environmental Council GREEN Legislative Update   View / Comment Online  Donate    Click an article title or thumbnail image to read the full article (text below is only an excerpt). More
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GREEN Legislative Updates  from 2012 and earlier are available below.  [Get a PDF viewer here]

2012
January 13  20  27
February 3  10  20  24
March 5
2011
January 14  21  28
February  4 11 18  25
March 4
April 8

2010
January 7  15  22  29
February 5  12  19  26
March  5  29

2009
February 13  20  27
March 6  13  20  28
April 3
May 15
2008
January 11 18  25
February 1  8  15  26
March  1
April 4
2007
January 12  26
February  2  9  16  23
March  6  12  21
2006
January 13  20  27
February 3  10  17  24
March 3
April 5
2005
February  11  18  25
March 4 11 18  25
April 1
May 18
2004
January  16  23  30
February  6  13  20  27
March  5
May 12
2003
January  10  17  24  31
February  7  14  21  28
April  10
2002
January  18  25
February  1  8  15  21
March   1  15
2001
February  16  23
March  2  9  16  23  30
April  6  13