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WV Public Lands: February Edition

February 2024

Hearing set on community air monitoring use bill – 2/1/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Groups Push Back on House Bill To Limit Use of Air Monitoring Data – 2/2/2024, WV Public Broadcasting

Opposition for air monitoring bill at public hearing – 2/5/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Stronger protections urged for DEP general permit for construction activities – 2/5/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

EPA’s methane rule good for WV, economy, health (opinion) – 2/6/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

WV House targets community air monitoring data use – 2/6/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Follansbee Council hears of air monitoring efforts, needed library repairs – 2/6/2024, Weirton Daily Times

New report chronicles community concerns, priorities for local waters in Ohio River Basin – 2/14/2024, Northern Kentucky Tribune

Progress made in fight against ‘forever chemicals’ in water – 2/15/2024, The Journal

New report highlights concerns and goals for Ohio River Basin waterways – 2/18/2024, WTAP

WV Senate OKs forest management contracts for wildfire protection that bypass bidding – 2/21/2024, Charleston Gazette Mail

Environmentalists pursue action plans to address PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ – 2/21/2024, Spirit of Jefferson

Chemours Seeks DEP Permission For Tenant To Discharge Chemicals – 2/22/2024, WV Public Broadcasting

Chemours Optima Belle’s Proposal Stirs Controversy in West Virginia Over River Pollution – 2/22/2024, BNN Breaking News

Concerns dominate DEP hearing on proposed Mingo County ammonia site – 2/23/2024, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Concerns voiced about language in WV forest management bill – 2/26/2024, Public News Service

West Virginia Senate’s New Bill Sparks Debate Over Forest Fire Management and Conservation – 2/26/2024, BNN Breaking News

Mural commemorating the 2014 Elk River chemical leak is touring the state – 2/29/2024, WOWK