GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 6

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Legislative Update
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 6
Feb 17, 2023 View / Comment Online



Welcome back to our weekly newsletter, bringing you the latest West Virginia legislative updates. This week, lawmakers and advocates came together for Black Policy Day to discuss essential policies impacting Black communities in the state. You can find coverage of this event on Mountain State Spotlight.

Looking ahead, we’re excited for Environmental Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 28. This day will provide a forum for citizens and legislators to discuss critical legislation and the significance of environmental protection in West Virginia. Register below!

The WVEC relies on member donations to support our hard-working lobby team. Please donate or renew your membership today to help fund our work for the second half of the 2023 Legislative Session! Thank you!

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Weekly Round-Up
We are over 60 percent of the way through the 2023 Legislative Session! In continuation of last week, we changed our format from a weekly round-up to a breakdown of bills we are working on getting passed and those we are trying to defeat, along with steps you can take. 
Tagged: EnergyLegislationPFASWater
You’re Invited to E-Day at the Capitol!
Get ready for a day of citizen advocacy! Please join us for 2023 Environmental Day (E-Day) at the WV State Capitol! Our annual advocacy day will take place on February 28th from 9 am to 2 pm.
Tagged: EventLegislation
Upcoming Events with the WV Rivers Coalition
WV Rivers Coalition
February 23: What is Blue Hydrogen?  March 23: Conversation on Headwaters Webinar recordings: Four Facts and Three Concerns about YOUR West Virginia Public Lands.  Webinar Recording: Methane, Climate Change and Proposed EPA Regulations
Tagged: Climate changeEnergyPublic lands
Two Action Alerts from WV Rivers Coalition
WV Rivers Coalition
Protect our drinking water Say no to off-road vehicles 
Tagged: Off-road vehiclesPFASPublic lands
2023 Legislative Priorities
Community Solar, Orphaned Gas Well Responsibility, Adequate funding for inspectors for the WV DEP Office of Oil and Gas, Mineland Reclamation, Advanced Nuclear, Hydrogen Hub/CCS, Aboveground Storage Tank Legislation, Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality Standards/Triennial Review, Public Lands, Clean Elections/Voter Protection legislation
Tagged: Aboveground tanksClean electionsDEPOrphaned wellsPollutionReclamationRenewable energyWater
2023 Session Resources
We look forward to bringing you the session news every Friday evening, and you can also follow us for daily updates on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Tagged: Legislation

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