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Newsletter article Hannah King January 28, 2022
Legislative Update – Week #3
It's the third week of the Legislature and quite a few bills we are following hit committee agendas and were voted on in both chambers. We have compiled a list of bills we’re following, both good and bad, and we will continue to update this list as we go. Read more below to see what's happening! More
Issues: LegislationNuclear energyPollution
Newsletter article Lucia Valentine January 28, 2022
Public Hearing on HB 2882, Repealing the Nuclear Ban
The House Committee on Government Organization held a public hearing on Friday, January 28th on House Bill 2882, repealing the ban on nuclear power. This hearing allowed the public to weigh in on this important issue and discuss what it would mean for our state. We had several of our member groups testify; Conservation West Virginia, WV Citizen Action, WV Climate Alliance, and NAACP Charleston.  More
Issues: LegislationNuclear energy
Legislative Updates WVEC January 28, 2022
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 3
It was a wild week at the West Virginia Legislature! Several of the bills we’re following hit Committee agendas and were voted on this week. We have compiled a list of bills along with short summaries for each one and you can check out our report under the Legislative Update article.  More
Issues: LegislationNuclear energyPollution
Action Alerts WVEC January 26, 2022
Public Hearing This Friday on Lifting WV Nuclear Ban: 10AM in the House Chamber
There will be a public hearing on Friday, January 28 at 10:00AM in the House Chamber on HB 2882, a bill that would lift West Virginia's long-term ban on nuclear facilities in the state. Please come speak out on whether or not you think this is a good idea for West Virginia legislators to pursue. More
Issues: LegislationNuclear energy
Newsletter article WVEC January 14, 2022
January 18: Advanced Nuclear Energy Informational Session
Join environmental and labor groups on Tuesday, January 18th from 6pm to 7:15pm for an informational session on both the benefits and risks of repowering coal plant sites for advanced nuclear energy development or small modular reactors (SMRs) in West Virginia followed by a presentation from state legislators on the political landscape around proposed nuclear legislation and a Q&A discussion. More
Issues: Nuclear energy
Legislative Updates WVEC January 14, 2022
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 1
Happy New Year!  The 2022 legislative session kicked off Wednesday and is off to a dizzying start! This year the WVEC will be represented by Hannah King and Lucia Valentine. We are so excited to have them work on our legislative priorities and speak out for our members like you. Please read on for more about what we will be watching for this year. More
Issues: EventLegislationNuclear energy