Two Important Water Policies Need Your Comments by April 15

Proposed Change to the Clean Water Act Would Leave Headwater Streams and Wetlands at Risk

Community Meeting on Underground Mine Safety Research Facility – April 1

Underground Mine Safety Research Facility in Mace, WV

Ask Senator Manchin to Stand Up For Public Lands and Vote NO on David Bernhardt

Manchin: Stand Up for Public Lands and Vote NO on David Bernhardt

March 2019


Water quality bill passes without updated human health criteria – The Parthenon, 3/12/2019

New mine safety test lab proposed for site on Pocahontas-Randolph border – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/10/2019

Mace site being looked at for NIOSH Underground Mine Safety Research Facility – WV MetroNews, 3/6/2019

Residents Say Natural Gas Production Is Marring West Virginia. And the Legislature Isn’t Doing Anything About It. – ProPublica, 3/6/2019

WV Legislature doing little to help residents affected by natural gas drilling – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/6/2019

W.Va. Legislature Adopts Stripped Down Water Pollution Rule – WV Public Broadcasting, 3/5/2019

Water quality standards bill up for a vote Tuesday – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/4/2019

Amendment rejected to move forward with DEP water quality recommendations – Beckley Register Herald, 3/4/2019/

February 2019

Controversial water bill moves to House floor – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/28/2019

Piney Creek Watershed Association addresses stormwater runoff – Beckley Register Herald, 2/21/2019

W.Va. House Energy Committee Passes Stripped-Down Water Quality Standards – WV Public Broadcasting, 2/19/2019

Contentious DEP water pollution discharge rule clears House Energy, heads to Judiciary –  Dominion Post, 2/19/2019

House committee shuts down amendment that would tightened water standards – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/16/2019

Forest Heritage Area receives designation – Inter-Mountain, 2/16/2019

West Virginia Rivers Coalition Accuses Senator Charles Trump of Stacking Deck in Favor of Industry in Water Quality Debate –, 2/15/2019

InDepth with the WV Press Association – WV Press Association, 2/9/2019

ICYMI: Manchin Urges Senate To Pass Natural Resources Management Act – Monroe Monitor, 2/8/2019

Senate to vote on water pollution rules – Beckley Register Herald, 2/6/2019

Water bill in WV Senate not a compromise, coalition says – Charleston Gazette Mail, 2/6/2019

Senate judiciary gives industry more time to review water quality – Beckley Register Herald, 2/1/2019

W.Va. Senate Committee Strips Water Standards From Rule, Offers Compromise Timeline – WV Public Broadcasting, 2/1/2019

WV Rivers News: Legislative Update, Work for WV Rivers