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 –, 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 –, 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

June 2018

Appeals Court Stays Crucial MVP Permit in West Virginia, Putting 2018 Startup in Jeopardy – Natural Gas Intel, 6/22/2018

Clean water advocacy group raises concerns over Pineville Municipal Water source –, 6/22/2018

Federal court issues stay on portions of Mountain Valley Pipeline – Beckley Register-Herald, 6/22/2018

Federal circuit court issues stay on MVP permit – MetroNews, 6/22/2018

Appeals court issues stay of permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline in W.Va. – Roanoke Times, 6/21/2018

Judges reverse Clean Water Act decision – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6/20/2018

Public comment period open on water quality standards – Beckley Register-Herald, 6/20/2018

Two more notices of violation issued to Mountain Valley Pipeline – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6/18/2018

Trade war jeopardizes China’s huge investment in creation of new ‘cancer alley’ in Appalachia – Think Progress, 6/18/2018

Rover Pipeline Fined For Water Pollution Violations – West Virginia Public Broadcasting, 6/13/2018

Natural gas pipeline agrees to pay $430,000 penalty for water pollution violations – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6/12/2018

Rampant conflicts of interest among state environmental officials – Think Progress, 6/4/2018

WV DEP suggests it might pull or change part of MVP permit – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 6/2/2018

The Interdependence of Land and Water Protection – The Lands Trust Alliance, 6/1/2018

May 2018

Environmental groups suing to assure regulation of stream crossings for the Mountain Valley Pipeline – WV News, 5/28/2018

Mountain Valley Pipeline project under scrutiny over river crossings – MetroNews, 5/28/2018

Pipeline Incident Report Form, CSI Mapping System Made Available for Those Dealing With the Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley Pipelines – Blue Virginia, 5/27/2018

Army Corps of Engineers suspends parts of Mountain Valley Pipeline permit – Bluefield Daily News, 5/26/2018

Mountain state waterways newest point of contention – Beckley Register Herald, 5/23/2018

New challenge to MVP project questions river crossing permit – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 5/22/2018

Federal Court Allows MVP Challenge to Advance – Natural Gas Intel, 5/17/2018

Appalachian boom: Potholes, landslides and shattered peace – E&E News, 5/15/2018

Court Hears Arguments in West Virginia Stream Cleanup Case – WV Public Broadcasting, 5/8/201826

April 2018

Gov. Jim Justice issues executive order to provide expedited permit process – Beckley Register-Herald, 4/25/2018

The Coal Industry Extracted a Steep Price From West Virginia. Now Natural Gas Is Leading the State Down the Same Path. – ProPublica, 4/25/2018

West Virginia governor issues 3rd order targeting regulation – Seattle Times, 4/24/2018

WV Gov. Justice issues third executive order targeting regulation – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 4/23/2018

Enviros’ Claims Against Coal Co. Different Enough To Proceed – Law 360, 4/17/2018

West Virginia State Park Logging Bill Defeated – Before It’s News, 4/10/2018

Community Organizing Summit underway in Lewis County – MetroNews, 4/6/2018

March 2018

Environmental, energy-related bills among those signed by WV Gov. Justice – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/30/2018

No preliminary relief for environmental groups fighting Mountain Valley Pipeline – MetroNews, 3/21/2018

Court denies environmental groups’ request for preliminary relief in MVP case – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/20/2018


WV DEP orders Rover Pipeline to stop construction, citing multiple violations – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/13/2018

Environmental groups start pipeline watch – Beckley Register Herald, 3/8/2018

WV House advances Senate coal mining bill – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 3/7/2018

February 2018

Groups: Pollution watchdog ORSANCO needed – Parkersburg News & Sentinel, 2/27/2018

Pipeline shouldn’t have access to streamlined permit, environmental lawyers say – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/23/2018

West Virginia Senate Votes to Ax Water Pollution Provision – US News and World Report, 2/23/2018

West Virginia Senate votes to ax water pollution provision –, 2/22/2018

Energy Legislation Promises Jobs, Environmentalists Heed Caution – WV Public Broadcasting, 2/18/2018

Environmental groups puts up legal ‘roadblock’ against Mountain Valley Pipeline – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/18/2018

Nonprofits claim Southeastern Land, Fola Coal Co. are polluting waters – West Virginia Record, 2/15/2018

Environmental groups appeal Mountain Valley Pipeline permit  – MetroNews, 2/14/2018

West Virginia Senate votes against tougher pollution limits  – WHSV, 2/13/2018


The Fight Against a Pipeline Along the Appalachian Trail – Backpacker Magazine, 2/12/2018

EPA paves way for WV DEP to enforce state water quality standards – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 2/6/2018

January 2018

FERC approves some construction on initial infrastructure for MVP – Beckley Register Herald, 1/28/2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline gains approval of key WV permit – MetroNews, 1/26/2018

Lawsuit: Streams polluted by coal mines – Herald Dispatch, 1/26/2018

Vets Petition Trump, Interior To Protect Public Lands – Public News Service, 1/25/2018

Proposal to allow logging in WV state parks getting mixed reaction – WVAH, 1/24/2018

Lawmakers to again consider oil and gas property changes – Record Delta, 1/21/2018

Conservation groups alarmed at bill to log state parks – Morgan Messenger, 1/19/2018

Agreement for Radiation Monitoring at New WV Landfill – Frackcheck WV, 1/19/2018

WV Gov. Justice issues moratorium on new state regulations – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/19/2018

Conservation groups oppose bill to allow logging in WV state parks – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/17/2018

Conservation groups concerned about state park logging bill – Beckley Register Herald, 1/17/2018

Justice Administration Proposes Parkland Logging – US News & World Report, 1/16/2018

Pipeline foes speak out in Berkeley Springs – Herald-Mail, 1/9/2018

Public pipeline hearing draws crowds in Berkeley Springs – Local DVM, 1/9/2018

Environmental groups file suit trying to stop Mountain Valley Pipeline – Beckley Register Herald, 1/9/2018

Environmental groups try to halt Mountain Valley Pipeline in federal appeals court – MetroNews, 1/9/2018

Environmental groups seek stay to halt construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline – Roanoke Times, 1/9/2018

Mineral rights legislation top priority – Herald Dispatch, 1/6/2018

Co-tenancy bill has good chance to pass, WV legislators say – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1/5/2018

December 2017

Angie Rosser: When we’re tricked into fighting, we’re not talking about what is best for WV – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12/24/2017

Agreement reached on West Virginia fracking landfill – WVHS, 12/19/2017

Antero landfill to be subject to year of testing, per legal agreement – WAJR, 12/19/2017

Antero deal includes water monitoring at natural gas waste disposal site – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12/19/2017

Antero landfill to be subject to year of testing, per legal agreement – MetroNews, 12/19/2017

Agreement Reached on West Virginia Fracking Landfill – WV Public Broadcasting, 12/19/2017

Action Alert: Calling for Public Comments on MXP and ACP in WV – Frack Check WV, 12/15/2017

We Want a Future, Not a Clean Power Plan Repeal Hearing – Morning Consult, 12/13/2017

A Voice from Coal Country: Looking for a Better Future for People and Wildlife – National Wildlife Federation, 12/7/2017

Chinese Company Signs 20-Year West Virginia Gas Deal – Before It’s News, 12/5/2017

Jefferson County Leading the Way for Clean Water in WV – The Observer, 12/3/2017

No Unanimity in ‘Coal Country’ Hearing on CPP Repeal – RTO Insider, 12/3/2017

November 2017

EPA hosts second day of public hearings in Charleston – Register-Herald, 11/30/2017

Even the heart of coal country wants to keep the Clean Power Plan – Vice News, 11/29/2017

Clean Power Plan fight plays out in West Virginia coal country – Trib Live 11/28/2017

In the heart of coal country, EPA gets an earful about Clean Power Plan’s fate – Washington Post, 11/28/2017

Gazette editorial: WV abdicates responsibility in pipeline question – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/21/2017

Waiver aside, WV regulators express confidence in pipeline oversight – MetroNews, 11/13/2017

China gas deal with WV generates more questions than answers – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/9/2017

WV DEP waives water review authority, paving way for Mountain Valley Pipeline – Charleston Gazette-Mail, 11/1/2017

W.Va. agency waives water quality certification for Mountain Valley Pipeline – Roanoke Times, 11/1/2017

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