Tag: PFAS

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Newsletter article WVEC February 3, 2023
Actions Alerts and Online Events: Get involved today! 
Here's a quick overview of some of our members' action alerts and online events for you to join: The PFAS Protection Act, Mountain Valley Pipeline, Methane Lunch & Learn, Listening Session More
Issues: PFASPipelines
Newsletter article WVEC February 3, 2023
Weekly Round-Up 
Protecting Our Public Lands from Off-Road Vehicles, Keep Forever Chemicals (PFAS) from Polluting Our Drinking Water, Urge Adequate Funding for the Office of Oil & Gas Inspectors  More
Issues: Off-road vehiclesOil and gasPFAS
Newsletter article WVEC January 27, 2023
Weekly Round-Up
SB448 - Providing funding to the Office of Oil and Gas (O&G) for well inspections, was introduced in the Senate this week. Currently, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) Office of Oil and Gas only has nine inspectors responsible for over 75,000 wells. This bill would double the funding for this office and increase inspector numbers from 9 to around 20. More
Issues: DEPPFASRenewable energy
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition January 27, 2023
Action Alert: Contact Members of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee – Protect My Drinking Water
Good news from the Capitol! SB 485, the PFAS Protection Act, has been introduced to the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee with bipartisan support!! Your advocacy asking for the co-sponsorship of the legislation designed to stop toxic chemicals from polluting our drinking water sources has worked! More
Issues: HealthPFASWater
Legislative Updates WVEC January 27, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 3
Welcome back to the WVEC's weekly newsletter! Wrapping up all the action in January, we have our Weekly Round-Up on the bills we are tracking this legislative session and an action alert related to the PFAS Protection Act.  More
Issues: LegislationPFASRenewable energyWater
Newsletter article WVEC January 20, 2023
PFAS (Forever Chemicals) Lunch-and-Learn This Thursday, January 26
WV Rivers Coalition is hosting a 30-minute lunch-and-learn webinar this Thursday, January 26, at noon for folks to learn more about PFAS contamination in West Virginia’s water and the PFAS Protection Act.  More
Issues: HealthPFASPollutionWater
Legislative Updates WVEC January 20, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 2
Welcome to our Week 2 Legislative Update! Our hard-working lobbyists have compiled a summary of bills we are following in our Weekly Round-up.  More
Issues: LegislationPFASPollutionWater