GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 8

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Legislative Update
Volume 31 Issue 8
Mar 26, 2021 View / Comment Online



It’s been a crucial week at the WV Legislature and we hope you can take action on some of these important bills tomorrow or Monday (legislators will be working tomorrow). Several of them are currently before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Bills are also originating in committee so there is a lot to watch. Please keep making your calls and sending emails – thank you!

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Busy Week at the WV Legislature: Here’s the Latest
We have compiled a list of bills we are following with updates and recommendations on actions you can take to help us out!
Tagged: Aboveground tanksCoalDEPEnergy efficiencyPower purchase agreementsWater
Guest Column: Saving West Virginia’s Environment Through a Paint-Recycling Program

The Business & Marketing students at Princeton Sr. High School (Mercer County, West Virginia) are currently working on a Business Plan that involves the safe collection of water-based latex paint and containers that could ultimately be recycled for reuse. 
Tagged: Recycling
Learn How to Hold Electric Utilities Accountable
Solar United Neighbors
There’s still time to register for our upcoming webinar about West Virginia’s monopoly utilities. Join us to learn how solar supporters across the state are joining together and standing up for our rights.
Tagged: Renewable energy
Member Spotlight: Conservation West Virginia
Conservation West Virginia is one of our newest member groups! The mission statement of Conservation West Virginia is: "Our families, our communities and our economy are all stronger when we take care of our natural heritage.
Tagged: Legislation

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