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Legislative Updates WVEC January 25, 2015
GREEN Vol. 25 Issue 2
Dismantling Silos | Can Young Innovation and Entrepreneurship Change the Course of the 2015 Regressive Legislature? | Repeal of the Alternative and Renewable Portfolio Standards Act Passes both Houses | Debate highlights W.Va.’s inaction on energy diversity, efficiency | Here’s a Great Idea–Let’s Shoot Ourselves in Both Feet! | Important Dates ‘n Other Stuff | Bills We Are Tracking More
Issues: DEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyRenewable energyWater
Net metering
Newsletter article Rob Goodwin January 25, 2015
Can Young Innovation and Entrepreneurship Change the Course of the 2015 Regressive Legislature?
There is one thing that repealing the WV Alternative Energy and Renewal Portfolio Standard (SB1), legislation limiting flexibility in the creation of a State Clean Power Plan HB2004 / SB4, and mandating state DHHR, DNR, DEP rules are no more stringent than federal rules (HB2269) have in common. They are priority bills at the top of the 2015 Legislature’s agenda closing doors for opportunities in innovation and entrepreneurship. More
Issues: DEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyRenewable energy
both feet
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe January 25, 2015
Here’s a Great Idea–Let’s Shoot Ourselves in Both Feet!
Friday saw the introduction of H.B. 2269, whose purpose “is to require rules of the Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Natural Resources and Department of Commerce be no more stringent than corresponding federal law or regulations.” Now, most of you who are reading this newsletter probably understand the relationship between “statutes” and “rules,” but here’s a thumbnail explanation. More
Issues: DEPRegulation
Power plant
Action Alerts Vickie Wolfe January 22, 2015
Before 2:00 p.m.: Contact House Energy Committee Members on CPP
Before 2:00 p.m.: Contact House Energy Committee Members on CPPBelow is an article by Emmett Pepper for WV-CAG’s newsletter on Friday. H.B. 2004 has appeared on the agenda of the House Energy Committee today at 2:00 p.m. Please call or e-mail the members right away and ask them to make one of the two changes Emmett suggests below. More
Issues: DEPEnergyEnergy efficiency
Chemical disaster
Newsletter article Rob Goodwin January 18, 2015
The January 9th Chemical Disaster and Moving Forward on Water through the Legislature
The opening week of the west Virginia legislative session will be marked for generations as the anniversary of the January 9th MCHM Chemical Disaster of 2014 that contaminated the water of 300,000 West Virginian’s including the state capitol. The 2015 Legislative session kicked off this past week marking the first anniversary of the disaster that should dominate the environmental policy discussion among law makers for generations to come. Despite the disappointing fact that Gov. Tomblin propped up coal and gas in his state of the state address last week and failed to mention the water crisis or clean up of streams in any way shape or form, there are some encouraging words from WVDEP. More
Issues: DEPMCHMWater
Action Alerts WVEC July 8, 2013
Tell DEP: Don’t Weaken Water Quality Standards for Toxic Aluminum
West Virginia Environmental Council Action Alert July 8, 2013 Tell DEP: Don’t Weaken Water Quality Standards for Toxic Aluminum Public Hearing July 15 at 6:00 PM The West Virginia Department of Environmental has proposed changes to 47CSR2 – the Water Quality Standards rule – which would allow significantly more pollution from the discharge of aluminum […] More
Issues: AluminumDEPWater
Action Alerts WVEC June 25, 2013
Important Public Hearings and Comment Periods for DEP Rules
West Virginia Environmental Council Action Alert June 25, 2013 Important Public Hearings and Comment Periods for DEP Rules The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled public hearings and public comment periods for its 2014 proposed legislative rules changes. DEP is proposing major changes this year to the Water Quality Standards rule; to the […] More
Issues: DEPWater
Action Alerts WVEC April 4, 2013
Action Alert Regarding: DEP Horizontal Well Control Act Rule
West Virginia Environmental Council Action Alert April 4, 2013 Regarding:  DEP Horizontal Well Control Act Rule PLEASE CONTACT MEMBERS OF HOUSE JUDICIARY TODAY.  The DEP RULE Bundle (SB 243) may be on the agenda this Friday or Monday.  The “Halliburton” amendment adopted by the Senate Energy, Industry & Mining (EIM) Committee weakens the “trade secrets” […] More
Issues: DEPDrillingMarcellusWater
Action Alerts WVEC March 26, 2013
Oppose DEP’s Emergency Rule That Weakens Water Quality Standards for Aluminum and Beryllium
West Virginia Environmental Council Action Alert March 26, 2013        WVEC Alerts Archive Oppose DEP’s Emergency Rule That Weakens Water Quality Standards for Aluminum and Beryllium The WV DEP’s Division of Water and Waste Management has filed an Emergency Rule with the Office of the Secretary of State that would weaken the West Virginia water quality […] More
Issues: AluminumDEPWater
Action Alerts WVEC February 27, 2013
Public Hearing on Allowing More Toxic Selenium in WV Streams
West Virginia Environmental Council Action Alert February 27, 2013 Public Hearing on Allowing More Toxic Selenium in WV Streams Has Been Rescheduled to Monday, March 4th – 2PM in the House Chambers. Public Hearing on HB 2579 We are being told we will only have ONE hour for this Public Hearing – divided time between […] More
Issues: DEPSeleniumWater
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