Two Important Water Policies Need Your Comments by April 15

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