April 2019

Bipartisan RECLAIM Act Would Expand Rural Community Revitalization, Support Wildlife – NWF.org, 4/10/2019

Fully Funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund an ‘Essential Next Step’ to Keeping Nature, Wildlife Within Reach – NWF.org, 4/9/2019

Reasons for industry opposition to tighter water pollution limits remain murky – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 4/4/2019

Rare Conservation Win In Congress Helps Ohio Valley Parks And Monuments – WV Public Broadcasting, 4/2/2019

March 2019


Water quality bill passes without updated human health criteria – The Parthenon, 3/12/2019

New mine safety test lab proposed for site on Pocahontas-Randolph border – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/10/2019

Mace site being looked at for NIOSH Underground Mine Safety Research Facility – WV MetroNews, 3/6/2019

Residents Say Natural Gas Production Is Marring West Virginia. And the Legislature Isn’t Doing Anything About It. – ProPublica, 3/6/2019

WV Legislature doing little to help residents affected by natural gas drilling – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/6/2019

W.Va. Legislature Adopts Stripped Down Water Pollution Rule – WV Public Broadcasting, 3/5/2019

Water quality standards bill up for a vote Tuesday – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/4/2019

Amendment rejected to move forward with DEP water quality recommendations – Beckley Register Herald, 3/4/2019/

February 2019

Controversial water bill moves to House floor – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/28/2019

Piney Creek Watershed Association addresses stormwater runoff – Beckley Register Herald, 2/21/2019

W.Va. House Energy Committee Passes Stripped-Down Water Quality Standards – WV Public Broadcasting, 2/19/2019

Contentious DEP water pollution discharge rule clears House Energy, heads to Judiciary –  Dominion Post, 2/19/2019

House committee shuts down amendment that would tightened water standards – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/16/2019

Forest Heritage Area receives designation – Inter-Mountain, 2/16/2019

West Virginia Rivers Coalition Accuses Senator Charles Trump of Stacking Deck in Favor of Industry in Water Quality Debate – Morgancountyusa.org, 2/15/2019

InDepth with the WV Press Association – WV Press Association, 2/9/2019

ICYMI: Manchin Urges Senate To Pass Natural Resources Management Act – Monroe Monitor, 2/8/2019

Senate to vote on water pollution rules – Beckley Register Herald, 2/6/2019

Water bill in WV Senate not a compromise, coalition says – Charleston Gazette Mail, 2/6/2019

Senate judiciary gives industry more time to review water quality – Beckley Register Herald, 2/1/2019

W.Va. Senate Committee Strips Water Standards From Rule, Offers Compromise Timeline – WV Public Broadcasting, 2/1/2019

January 2019

Public Water Fight: DEP Rules Now Before WV Legislature – Public News Service, 1/21/2019

Despite Little New Data, DEP Continues Review of Water Quality Standards – WV Public Broadcasting, 1/18/2019

Citizens, advocates criticize DEP for failing to defend water quality standards – Beckley Register Herald, 1/17/2019

Months after introduction, DEP says it’s still reviewing water quality standards – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/17/2019

Unpacking Justice’s Lake Building Proposal – WV Public Broadcasting, 1/14/2019

On chemicals in the water, who speaks for the health of the people? – Beckley Register Herald, 1/13/2019

Talkline with Hoppy Kerchaval – Metronews, 1/7/2019

Ahead of water crisis anniversary, group looks back – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/8/2019

WV Lawmakers Stall Toxic Water-Pollution Update at Industry Request – Public News Service, 1/7/2019

December 2018

Proposed pump storage hydro project attracts opposition – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12/29/2018

Vigilant Volunteers Monitor Pipeline Construction – Appalachian Voices, 12/19/2018

With deadline looming, water safety commission meets for first time in 2018 – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12/14/2018

New WV House speaker’s ties to gas highlight legislative ethics loopholes – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12/5/2018


November 2018

Army Corps of Engineers puts pause on Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/22/2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline ordered to temporarily suspend waterbody crossings in two WV counties – Exponent Telegram, 11/8/2018

Pipelines repeatedly cited by state regulators for environmental issues – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/8/2018

4th Circuit orders temporary halt to Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/7/2018

October 2018

Another Court Ruling Against a West Virginia Pipeline, Then Another Effort to Change the Rules – ProPublica, 10/4/2018

4th Circuit Court vacates Mountain Valley Pipeline permit – Gazette-Mail, 10/2/2018

Vote Could Create Loopholes in Ohio River Protections – Public News Service, 10/1/2018

August 2018

Two-thirds support ‘whatever it takes’ to protect environment: WV Poll – MetroNews, 8/30/2018

Buckhannon Riverfest – Record-Delta, 8/27/2018

DEP awards grants for water quality analysis, more – Beckley Register Herald, 8/16/2018

State cites pipeline for erosion-related violation – Record Delta, 8/15/2018

Judge: Federal Agencies Twisted Rules To Protect Damaging Pipeline – National Memo, 8/12/2018

What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? – ProPublica, 8/10/2018

Regulators change the rules to ease pipeline approval – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8/10/2018

West Virginia follows federal lead – Weirton Daily Times, 8/6/2018

WV DEP sends proposed water quality standards to legislative committee – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 8/3/2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline cited for environmental violations – WVBOY.com, 8/3/2018

July 2018

WVDEP: Pipeline developers failed to control erosion, follow water quality rules – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7/30/2018

West Virginia Rivers Coalition in Fayetteville – WVVA.com, 7/28/2018

Mountain Valley Pipeline cited 5th time by state regulators for violations – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7/20/2018

Water in Appalachia Needs a Trillion Dollar Solution – WV Public Broadcasting, 7/9/2018

WV DEP to take comments on water quality standards – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 7/4/2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit Under Fire from Environmental Advocates – WV Public Broadcasting, 7/3/2018

Vital federal fund could be lost without renewal – MetroNews, 7/2/2018

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