Tag: Natural gas

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Newsletter article WVEC February 21, 2020
SO Many Tax Cuts to Industry
This session, we have been following tax cut after tax cut on both sides of the legislature. A small update on the cuts we’ve been looking a More
Issues: CoalLegislationNatural gasOil and gas
Kanawha River and WV Coal Legislature
Action Alerts Laura Davidson March 10, 2017
Calling all Water Warriors: Resist!
Join us Monday, March 13, 2017 at 8:00am for the Public Hearing on HB 2811 in the WV House Chamber. Rise up with us, and resist these attempts to endanger our clean water supply! More
Issues: Aboveground tanksEventLegislationNatural gasOil and gasPollutionRegulationSocial justiceWater
Legislative Updates Laura Davidson February 23, 2017
GREEN Vol. 27 Issue 3
During week two of the West Virginia Legislature, we faced the House Judiciary Committee where HB 2506, a bill that would further endanger our already fragile drinking water supply, was railroaded through. We called and you answered! The fight is far from over. A Public Hearing on HB 2506 is scheduled for 8:30am on Monday, February 27, 2017, which is also E-Day! We need you again to show up and speak out! More
Issues: EdayEnergyEventLegislationNatural gasOil and gasPollutionRenewable energyWater
Action Alerts Paul Dalzell October 14, 2016
Informational Update on Proposed 42” Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines
Come learn what you must know in order to be protected! Expert presenters will be available to answer YOUR questions and help you file comments with FERC. More
Issues: Natural gasOil and gasPipelines
Legislative Updates WVEC February 19, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 6
Vote….and what else, Coal Association uses flawed study to justify tax cut, Roundup of the week’s activities, Power to the Suit, Land Conservation Tax Credit Act introduced, Bills We Are Tracking, WV Environmental Council Annual Awards Dinner More
Issues: DrillingFrackingLegislationNatural gasOil and gasSocial justice
Action Alerts Vickie Wolfe February 18, 2016
URGENT: Tell Senate EIM to vote NO on S.B. 565!
Please contact Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee members BEFORE 1:00 p.m. TODAY (THURSDAY) and tell them to VOTE NO on S.B. 565! This bill allows gas well drillers to enter private property, bulldoze roads, clear timber, and construct a well pad WITHOUT GETTING A WELL PERMIT! More
Issues: DrillingNatural gas
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 17, 2016
Roundup of the week’s activities
On Thursday we sent an action alert about S.B. 565, which allows gas well drillers to enter private property, bulldoze roads, clear timber, and construct a well pad without obtaining a well permit. And more! More
Issues: LegislationNatural gasRegulationWater
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 8, 2016
DEP rules pass out of Judiciary
At press time last Friday (5th), the House Judiciary Committee was still chewing on the DEP rules. Here are the highlights. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksNatural gasRegulationWater
Additional reading
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 7, 2016
This week in the Charleston Gazette-Mail
Ritchie lawmaker pushing ‘forced pooling’ no stranger to the gas industry Senate GOP stalls campaign finance bill after Dem amendments Study details how mining has flattened WV Justices’ ruling may slow, but won’t stop, coal’s decline More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeMountaintop removalNatural gas
Additional reading
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe March 7, 2015
In the media this week
Charleston Gazette, Monday: Bill would roll back chemical tank oversight, WV Public Broadcasting, Tuesday: Company Proposes Building Two Gas-Fired Power Plants in W.Va., Duke University, Wednesday: New Models Yield Clearer Picture of Emissions' True Costs, Charleston Gazette, Wednesday: ‘Cookie Lobbyist’ tries sweet-tooth approach to sway W.Va. legislators More
Issues: Aboveground tanksNatural gasPollutionWater