Entries by David Lillard

February 2017

Public hearing decries relaxing WV water quality standards – State Journal, 2/28/2017 Community to raise concerns, ask questions at Mountain Valley Pipeline meeting Tuesday – MetroNews, 2/28/2017 HB 2506 Drawing Heated Debate – WOWKTV, 3/25/2017 Water pollution bill makes broad changes sought by industry – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/25/2017 West Virginia Rivers Holds a Community Meeting on the Atlantic Coast […]

January 2017

Amid protests from citizens, Caperton hires new DEP environmental advocate – Charleston Gazette-Mail. 1/31/2017 New secretary fires WVDEP environmental advocate – Charleston Gazette-Mail. 1/27/2017 Angie Rosser: A more welcoming WV would be more prosperous – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/22/2017 Protecting Source Water in West Virginia: Stories of Progress in Achieving Healthy Waters – EPA, 1/19/2017 Residents urge thorough PSC probe of water […]

Watershed Groups Host House Majority Leader

West Virginia Rivers Coalition and three WV Choose Clean Water Coalition members hosted WV House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles at a holiday reception in Berkley Springs, December 15. Leaders from Sleepy Creek Watershed Association, Warm Springs Watershed Association and Cacapon Institute welcomed Mr. Cowles to spend the evening learning about watershed restoration and protection efforts […]

West Virginia Rivers Coalition Applauds Passage of SB 625

Legislature Passes Measure to Keep Public Informed of Threats to Drinking Water Today the House unanimously approved Senate Bill 625 that allows for the sharing of information related to potential significant sources of contamination to local drinking water supplies. The Senate has also unanimously passed the measure, so it is expected to advance to Governor […]