GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 4

WVEC GREEN Legislative Update

GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 4   View / Comment Online
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Water, Water, Water…did I say WATER!!
Bill Price
I wish the leaders in our legislature were simply fiddling and passing trivial bills in the middle of the current state of crisis in WV. But what they are actually doing is more than trivial, it’s irresponsible. More
Tagged: AluminumPollutionSeleniumWater
BEWARE of Regulatory Reform!
Vickie Wolfe
On Tuesday I didn't notice any environmentally relevant bills on the agenda of the Senate Government Organization committee. But then someone pointed out something I'd missed because it wasn't a bill: they were hearing presentations on "regulatory reform." More
Tagged: LegislationRegulation
Local Energy Efficiency Partnership (LEEP) Act (SB 370) Introduced
The Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act has been re-introduced this year, and is in a much stronger position to pass. If you're not familiar, LEEP is a funding mechanism that empowers commercial building owners to make their buildings more efficient and pay for the upgrades on their tax ticket. More
Tagged: Energy efficiency
Health Impact Assessment Bill Introduced
Vickie Wolfe
One of the bills for which we've been eagerly waiting was introduced today (Friday). H.B. 4412 requires the Commissioner of the Bureau of Public Health to conduct a study assessing the health impact of any new or modified DEP air or water rule. More
Tagged: DEPLegislation
Today I am feeling pensive
Conni Lewis
This week, I am asking all my readers to talk with someone you don’t agree with about an environmental issue dear to your heart. Listen, in turn, to them. More
Tagged: Legislation
More evidence!
Vickie Wolfe
Since our last newsletter, even more evidence has come in that your calls and e-mails affect legislators' votes. More
Tagged: Legislation
Additional reading
More to Read
Vickie Wolfe
Recent news articles worth reading More
Tagged: CoalEnergy efficiencyOil and gasWater
Bills We Are Tracking
Vickie Wolfe
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Tagged: Legislation

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