Posts by Elizabeth Cruikshank

Elizabeth Cruikshank

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Newsletter article Elizabeth Cruikshank March 11, 2016
WVEC awards dinner
Last night we from all over the state gathered together in fellowship at the Woman’s Club to celebrate our friends’ courageous acts, our friendships and our wins in the legislature! We were treated to a wonderful dinner prepared by Greg and Karen that consisted of vegetarian lasagna, pork loin, salad, vegetables, bread, and dessert.More
Issues: WVEC event
Mountaintop removal mining
Newsletter article Elizabeth Cruikshank March 4, 2016
Severance taxes
This week I decided to take a look at the Coal and Oil and Gas severance tax from two different Coal Field elected officials, Delegate Rupie Phillips D-Logan and Senator Art Kirkendoll D- Logan. The two elected officials are from the same county but have completely different views on cutting severance tax for the coal industry.More
Issues: CoalOil and gas
Action Alerts Elizabeth Cruikshank March 4, 2016
Keep Public Access to Water Supply Information!
Your Made a Difference in the Senate - Keep it Going in the House! You sent 890 letters to members of the Senate convincing them to pass SB 625, a good bill for our water!More
Issues: Water
Action Alerts Elizabeth Cruikshank February 25, 2016
Health Impact Assessment
Call your Senators as soon as possible and ask them to support the Health Impact Assessment amendment to SB619, the so-called Regulatory Reform Act. It's on 2nd reading TOMORROW Friday, so there's no time to waste.More
Issues: Legislation
Fracking and water contamination
Newsletter article Elizabeth Cruikshank February 12, 2016
Injection wells in Lochgelly, Fayette County
This week I have decided to see what has happened over the past few weeks with the two controversial injection wells in Lochgelly, Fayette County, where waste produced from hydraulic fracturing is disposed of underground.More
Issues: FrackingWater
Action Alerts Elizabeth Cruikshank February 10, 2016
Local Energy Efficiency Partnership (LEEP) Act being considered by Senate Committee on Thursday
By Emmett Pepper, EEWV: The Local Energy Efficiency Partnership (LEEP) Act was identified as the top legislative priority in a recent meeting of energy efficiency businesses, advocates, and interested parties. More
Issues: Energy efficiency
Newsletter article Elizabeth Cruikshank January 22, 2016
2016 WVEC and WVCAG Legislative Kick-Off Blast
On Tuesday January 19, 2016 the West Virginia Environmental Council in conjunction with Citizens Action Group had their annual Legislative Kickoff Blast at the Charleston Woman’s Club on Virginia Street. More
Issues: Legislation
Newsletter article Elizabeth Cruikshank January 15, 2016
Elizabeth Cruikshank Joins the WVEC Lobby Team
I grew up on Tygart Lake in Taylor County as the Daughter, Granddaughter and Great Granddaughter of coal miners which is not unlike most folks reading this, I am sure. I am very proud of who I am and where I come from but I not only want more for my family but I want more for my state. More
Issues: Legislation