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GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 8

 

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Legislative Update
Volume 32 Issue 8
Mar 4, 2022 View / Comment Online

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Time has flown by! Today marks the 52nd day of the Legislative Session, leaving one final week between now and sine die. Thank you all for your support so far on all of our action alerts – we will keep you posted this final week with action alerts! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook as well for the latest.

We want to extend a huge thank you to musicians and WVEC supporters Paul Epstein and Robin Godfrey for hosting a fundraiser at the Empty Glass last night, raising money for our lobby team. We are so thankful for our supportive community!

We want to do one final push for donations as this is our final legislative update until our March 18 wrap-up issue. Please consider sending in a donation or renewing your membership here!


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Legislative Update – Week #8
WVEC
With crossover day behind us, we are focused on several bills that still have a chance to pass. Keep an eye out for action alerts! The session ends on Saturday, March 12 at midnight. Read on for what happened with bills this week.
Tagged: Aboveground tanksLegislationOil and gasRecycling
SB 694 on Forced Unitization Is OK

Methane gas originates in shale formations laid down eons ago. Over the eons some of it creeps towards the surface and is sometimes trapped on its way upward in a porous and permeable sandstone formation that is topped with a denser cap rock formation above it to keep it from migrating further upward.
Tagged: Forced poolingFrackingOil and gas
WV v EPA Climate Rally 
WVEC
On February 28, the U.S. Supreme Court heard from coal companies and their partisan allies in the case WV v EPA, a lawsuit which aims to gut the Clean Air Act and limit the federal government's ability to address climate change. I traveled to Washington, DC to join climate activists and participate in the Supreme Court Climate Rally Day of Activation Event. 225 advocates gathered to send a message that the EPA’s authority to regulate pollution under the Clean Air Act is a public health necessity and crucial in our fight against climate change.
Tagged: Climate changeEPA
Roof not good for solar? There’s another way…
Solar United Neighbors
Community solar is a great option for people who don’t have the ability to put solar on their own rooftop. Our experts will explain the practical ins and outs of community solar. Whether you’re a current solar owner who wants to expand access to community solar for others, or are someone who could directly benefit from community solar we hope you’ll join us to learn more!
Tagged: Renewable energy
Sep 7 2022  Action Alerts
Come To The Capitol To Protect Our Public Lands / Candidate Forum In Huntington
Sep 1 2022  Newsletter article
Action opportunity: Sign on to Indian Creek Watershed Association Petition against MVP 
Sep 1 2022  Newsletter article
Enabling Community Solar in West Virginia 
Jul 8 2022  Newsletter article
Solar 101 Info Session

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