Rail Safety Legislation

Recording: Conversation on Headwaters

Water Policy News: 2023 Session Wrap-Up

Water Policy News: Seventh Update of the 2023 Session

March 2023

Mountain Valley Pipeline does not threaten endangered species, federal agency finds – 3/1/2023, Roanoke Times

West Virginia Wild: Crews Carve Out Corridor H Through the Appalachian Mountains – 3/1/2023, Engineering News Record

WV House includes ban on ATV trail systems within state parks and forests in bill on verge of passage – 3/5/2023

WV House passes that bill that would ban ATV trail systems within state parks and forests beyond Cabwaylingo – 3/6/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Full WV Senate to consider PFAS protection bill – 3/7/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

‘A backward turn’: Advocates of greater industry oversight pan new funding cap proposed for cash-strapped Office of Oil and Gas – 3/8/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

WV Senate passes PFAS protection bill – 3/9/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

WV Senate stops bill that would have made state responsible for regulating certain radioactive materials – 3/13/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

“A huge victory” at a cost: EPA releases first-ever drinking water standard for PFAS – 3/14/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

“A long way to go”: WV environmentalists identify work to do legislative priorities after the session – 3/14/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Public hearing to discuss the future of the Tug Fork River – 3/20/2023, WV Metro News

As WV lags behind in climate targets, state environmental advocates urge greater action in response to U.N. report – 3/23/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia University hosts panel on methane mitigation – 3/24/2023, WV News

Expert panel discusses methane loss reduction, job creation – 3/24/2023, WV Public Broadcasting

WVU Energy Institute panel: Act now to control methane or it could be too late – 3/24/2023, WV Metro News

Inflation Reduction Act roadshow educates locals on USDA expansion program – 3/26/2023, WTRF

Justice signs bill aimed at better informing DEP on PFAS risk into law – 3/29/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail


WV Rivers News: March 2023

Chemicals from Train Derailment Impact the Ohio River Watershed