June 2019

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to deploy environmentally friendly evidence destruction device – The Journal, 6/27/2019

Eastern Panhandle Sierra Club plans anti-Rockwool lobby trip to Charleston – The Journal, 6/14/2019

Environmental groups threaten to sue coal companies – Beckley Register Herald, 6/9/2019

Environmental groups accuse multiple mining sites of violating federal regulations – Metro News, 6/9/2019

West Virginia Rivers Coalition establishes local presence – Martinsburg Journal, 6/8/2019

Board Chair Profile: Chrissy Zeltner – Appalachian Voices, 6/7/2019

Ohio River water quality standards diluted by multi-state agency – Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 6/6/2019

Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over water concerns at WV & PA coal facilities – WBOY.com, 6/5/2019

May 2019

Mountain Valley agrees to pay $266,000 for pollution problems in W.Va. – Roanoke Times, 5/14/2019

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

September 2018

Two-thirds support ‘whatever it takes’ to protect environment: WV Poll – MetroNews, 9/21/2018

Proposed water quality standards sent to lawmakers – Lnr.com, 9/21/2018


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