GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 9

WVEC GREEN Legislative Update

GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 9   View / Comment Online
DonateMar 11, 2016

This is the last week of the regular session.  WVEC will publish a GREEN Legislative Wrap Up edition when the dust settles.

What Roger Sherman Learned
Conni Lewis
On Thursday I had a short conversation with Roger Sherman, lobbyist for the forestry industry. We have known each other for perhaps 15 years and while it’s an adversarial relationship, it’s not hostile, instead it’s professional. We talked about our agendas and I pointed out that the session hadn’t been as bad as we anticipated this year, given the lengthy wish list of the oil and gas industry and the traditional concerns of the coal industry. More
Tagged: Legislation
Day 59: where things stand
Vickie Wolfe
Remember that S.B. 625 provides that, when public water utilities involve the public in developing their source water protection plans, they are allowed to share information that is already in the public domain. It passed the House on Thursday and is headed to the Governor; you can read more in a Gazette-Mail report here. And more. More
Tagged: Aboveground tanksSolid wasteWater
WVEC awards dinner
Elizabeth Cruikshank
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
Tagged: Event
Coal sunset
More from the Charleston Gazette-Mail
Vickie Wolfe
DEP’s Huffman: Focus on how to deal with climate change, Forty percent flatter and still changing, Senate approves coal bill 30-4 More
Tagged: Climate changeCoalMountaintop removalRegulation

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