WV Rivers News: October 2023

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October 2023

Environmental, economic concerns linger with WV leaders’ hydrogen hub pursuit – 10/1/2023, Huntington Herald Dispatch

Volunteer water monitors: Citizen scientists – 10/3/2023, Public News Service

More than 300 Streams Missing from State’s Polluted List, EPA Says – 10/6/2023, WV Public Broadcasting

EPA: W.Va. state regulators missed over 300 streams in list of ailing waters – 10/10/2023, WTAP

One of Ours: the Candy Darter – 10/13/2023, Highlands Outdoors

EPA says outdated DEP biological assessments leaving over 1600 miles of waterways off impaired list – 10/13/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

WV-led proposal for hydrogen hub selected for up to $925M in federal support – 10/13/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

DNR to hold meeting on Summersville Lake State Park plans – 10/16/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Walk in the Woods: Sam Michael’s Park – 10/20/2023, Frederick News Post

Who is Waterkeeper: Angie Rosser – 10/25/2023, Water Keeper

Warning signs loom over future of fossil fuel-powered Appalachian hydrogen hub – 10/27/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mountain Valley Pipeline project growing as variance requests pile up – 10/30/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail



September 2023

Spurred by government funding, controversial waste-to-energy plants eye West Virginia – 9/7/2023, Mountain State Spotlight

W.Va. DEP holds public meeting to discuss permit change affecting Washington Works – 9/12/2023, WTAP

In Summersville, a new state park brings cautious optimism for a growing tourism industry – 9/13/2023, Mountain State Spotlight

WV lawmakers count high cost of addressing PFAS – 9/13/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Greenbrier River Watchdogs Alarmed as Mountain Valley Pipeline drills – 9/15/2023, Appalachian Voices

Picture This: Harvest the Vision – 9/25/2023, Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Second annual Harvest the Vision Fest brings live music and community conversation in Parkersburg – 9/24/2023, WTAP

A Drop in Emissions, and a Jobs Bonanza? Critics Question Benefits of a Proposed Hydrogen Hub for the Appalachian Region – 9/26/2023, Inside Climate News

Environmental, economic concerns linger with WV leaders’ hydrogen hub pursuit – 9/27/2023, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Eastern Panhandle Green Coalition host experts in Clean Water Symposium – 9/28/2023, Journal News

Action Alert: Don’t let our streams slip through the cracks!