WV Rivers News: Climate on the Ballot, Impacts to Coonskin Park, PFAS Action Alert

Virtual Ohio River Valley Listening Sessions – Oct. 25 and 26

Climate is on the Ballot this November

Recognizing 50 Years of the Clean Water Act

EPA: Designate Toxic PFAS as Hazardous Substances

WV Public Lands: Mon Forest Meetings; Advocacy Training; Yeager Airport Expansion

October 2022

WV Rivers sets ‘listening sessions’ for Monongahela National Forest – 10/4/2022, Mineral News and Tribune

Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Council awards grants to local projects – 10/4/2022, WOAY

First of three community listening sessions on WV Rivers report to take place Tuesday – 10/10/2022, WBOY

Sunday hike to shed light on effects of airport’s planned expansion into Coonskin – 10/12/2022, Charleston Gazette-Mail

W.Va. International Yeager Airport expansion plans cut into Coonskin Park – 10/13/2022, WCHS

West Virginia faces toxic aftermath of industrial water pollution as Clean Water Act turns 50 – 10/14/2022, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Airport Expansion’s Potential Impact on Coonskin Park Worries Local Residents – 10/17/2022, WV Public Broadcasting

Environmentalists express concern over Yeager runway expansion into Coonskin Park – 10/17/2022, WV MetroNews

Hikers view airport’s expansion footprint in Coonskin Park – 10/17/2022, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mon Forest Town Community Meeting – 10/18/2022, Parsons Advocate

The Clean Water Act is 50. So how clean are the nation’s waterways? – 10/19/2022, WVXU

WV environmental groups press case challenging DEP water quality certification for Mountain Valley Pipeline – 10/20/2022, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Council awards grants to local projects – 10/25/2022, WV Daily News

Federal judges question DEP water quality certification process for Mountain Valley Pipeline – 10/25/2022, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Judge questions new water permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline – 10/25/2022, Reuters

Mountain Valley Pipeline’s permit to cross streams in West Virginia faces legal challenge – 10/25/2022, The Roanoke Times

Court poised to block key Mountain Valley pipeline permit – 10/26/2022, E&E News

Manchin’s pipeline loss shows frontline and green groups gaining steam – 10/28/2022, Yes Magazine

New Report Highlights PFAS Contamination in West Virginia – 10/31/2022, Public News Service

Free Training for Citizen Advocates – October 17

Mon Forest Community Conversations Scheduled for October