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The Inter-Mountain
Discover Nature Day slated for today at Seneca Centerrestore fragmented trout habitat in the Potomac Headwaters to strengthen native
Discover Nature Day slated for today at Seneca Center
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
restore fragmented trout habitat in the Potomac Headwaters to strengthen native brook trout populations. Staff from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection also will be at the event offering information on the West Virginia... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Money could be available for repairs to local damsdamage downstream if they were to break, Delbert Shriver, acting program manage
Money could be available for repairs to local dams
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 days ago
damage downstream if they were to break, Delbert Shriver, acting program manager for the non-coal dam safety program of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, said Thursday in a telephone interview. "Whether they're good or bad,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Health risks from fracking outlined for Murrysville CouncilBut as for direct causation, we're not at that point with the science yet,” she
Health risks from fracking outlined for Murrysville Council
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
But as for direct causation, we're not at that point with the science yet,” she said. McCawley was commissioned by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection in 2013 to study air samples at seven fracking sites in the state, which... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and Preston counties. News outlets... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and Preston counties. News outlets... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and Preston counties. News outlets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Victim identified in fatal Buchanan County firefor cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental gr
Victim identified in fatal Buchanan County fire
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Applications for energy assistance to end in West Virginiafor cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental gr
Applications for energy assistance to end in West Virginia
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
One driver sent to hospital after car crash in Fairleafor cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental gr
One driver sent to hospital after car crash in Fairlea
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Murray Energy continues fight against EPA's emissions rulessitesEnvironmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites Environmental gr
Murray Energy continues fight against EPA's emissions rules
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
sitesEnvironmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia trooper honored for actions locating suspect in murders of TV journalistsfor cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental gr
Virginia trooper honored for actions locating suspect in murders of TV journalists
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines in Barbour, Nicholas and Preston counties. News outlets... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands... Read more
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Salon.com
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sitesSUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to requ
Environmentalists sue for cleanup at bankrupt mine sites
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) � Environmental groups are taking legal action to require the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to treat water pollution at bankrupt coal mines. News outlets report that the West Virginia Highlands... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia, Japanese leaders talk natural gas partnershipreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
West Virginia, Japanese leaders talk natural gas partnership
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 8 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
CSX reports 31 percent drop in coal volumereduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
CSX reports 31 percent drop in coal volume
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 8 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Rice Energy pursues bankrupt Coal Co.’s gas assetsreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
Rice Energy pursues bankrupt Coal Co.’s gas assets
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Ohio Valley University working to drive clean coal technologyreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
Ohio Valley University working to drive clean coal technology
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 10 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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Reuters
West Virginia regulator says Alpha Natural asset sale may jeopardize cleanuphas raised concern among environmental agencies and the federal government that
West Virginia regulator says Alpha Natural asset sale may jeopardize cleanup
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
has raised concern among environmental agencies and the federal government that future mine cleanups may be at risk. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said Alpha's proposed sale of certain mines would strip the company of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia's bond rating dropped a notch in coal freefallreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
West Virginia's bond rating dropped a notch in coal freefall
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia officials say state law could slow carbon complianceIn a feasibility study released Thursday, the West Virginia Department of Envir
West Virginia officials say state law could slow carbon compliance
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
In a feasibility study released Thursday, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection suggested changing state law so it no longer prohibits trading carbon allowances and measuring the state's emissions by mass, instead of by... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia students celebrate Earth Day in Charlestonreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
West Virginia students celebrate Earth Day in Charleston
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia Leaders Have a Plan to Protect State's Coal From Clean Power PlanIn a feasibility study released Thursday, the West Virginia Department of Envir
West Virginia Leaders Have a Plan to Protect State's Coal From Clean Power Plan
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 11 days ago
In a feasibility study released Thursday, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection suggested changing state law so it no longer prohibits trading carbon allowances and measuring the state's emissions by mass, instead of by... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV DEP study: State laws prevent implementation of feasible emissions reduction toolsA Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environment
WV DEP study: State laws prevent implementation of feasible emissions reduction tools
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, but the state’s... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WVU’s Dan Carder among Time magazine’s 100 most influentialreduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Le
WVU’s Dan Carder among Time magazine’s 100 most influential
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
reduction tools AEP's Mitchell power plant in Moundsville, West Virginia A Legislature-mandated study out of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has determined West Virginia does have economically feasible options to... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Discharge permit review sought for New Manchesteralso covers the processing and disposal of sewage sludge generated by the treat
Discharge permit review sought for New Manchester
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
also covers the processing and disposal of sewage sludge generated by the treatment plant into a sanitary landfill. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said that the proposed activity "will not cause significant degradation... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Study: High levels of chemicals found downstream from W.Va. injection wellused in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in
Study: High levels of chemicals found downstream from W.Va. injection well
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
used in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in Guernsey and Noble counties. Data from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection show that most of the state's 36 active brine disposal wells are in the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Low prices don’t halt gas productionbigger than the Marcellus wells. These mountains are stacked with natural gas,"
Low prices don’t halt gas production
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
bigger than the Marcellus wells. These mountains are stacked with natural gas," he said. However, Tim Greene, a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector and owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia, seemed... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Low Prices Don’t Halt W.Va. Natural Gas Productionbigger than the Marcellus wells. These mountains are stacked with natural gas,"
Low Prices Don’t Halt W.Va. Natural Gas Production
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 15 days ago
bigger than the Marcellus wells. These mountains are stacked with natural gas," he said. However, Tim Greene, a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector and owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia, seemed... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Water Contamination Found Downstream of West Virginia Injection Wellused in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in
Water Contamination Found Downstream of West Virginia Injection Well
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 16 days ago
used in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in Guernsey and Noble counties. Data from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection show that most of the state's 36 active brine disposal wells are in the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Tuscarora Creek dam restoration gets underwayits temperature, which is what cool-water fish need. The planning, design and
Tuscarora Creek dam restoration gets underway
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 16 days ago
its temperature, which is what cool-water fish need. The planning, design and permitting for the project was funded by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection with a local in-kind match. The amount of that grant was not... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Water Contamination Found Downstream of West Virginia Injection Wellused in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in
Water Contamination Found Downstream of West Virginia Injection Well
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 16 days ago
used in both Ohio and West Virginia, in addition to several injection wells in Guernsey and Noble counties. Data from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection show that most of the state's 36 active brine disposal wells are in the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Tests: Market clear of asbestosanywhere in the market. Colombo said he expects a copy of the report to be ema
Tests: Market clear of asbestos
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
anywhere in the market. Colombo said he expects a copy of the report to be emailed to him today. Wiseman contacted the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection about the possible asbestos. A spokeswoman for the department confirmed... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
New fire chief confirmedthat a young member of Coram's family spent time in the shop this summer. Duri
New fire chief confirmed
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
that a young member of Coram's family spent time in the shop this summer. During the meeting, Wiseman said he notified the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, which indicated it would work with the local health department to... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Adopt-A-Highway spring cleanup is April 30 in West Virginialater this month for spring litter cleanup with the Adopt-A-Highway program. T
Adopt-A-Highway spring cleanup is April 30 in West Virginia
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
later this month for spring litter cleanup with the Adopt-A-Highway program. The program is a partnership between the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the West Virginia Department of Transportation's Division of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
EPA lacks control over site cleanup programsVirginia environmentalists in December, after a federal bankruptcy judge approv
EPA lacks control over site cleanup programs
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Virginia environmentalists in December, after a federal bankruptcy judge approved an agreement with the company and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to resolve the company’s reclamation obligations. The Ohio Valley... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
W. Va. Adopt-A-Highway Spring Cleanup scheduled for April 30April 30 during the annual Adopt-A-Highway spring litter cleanup. The Adopt-A-
W. Va. Adopt-A-Highway Spring Cleanup scheduled for April 30
Williamson Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
April 30 during the annual Adopt-A-Highway spring litter cleanup. The Adopt-A-Highway program is a partnership between the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) and the West Virginia Department of Transportation’s Division of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Evidence of hormone-affecting chemicals found near wastewater injection well, researchers warnwork linked chemicals used in fracking fluid to such issues. The study did not
Evidence of hormone-affecting chemicals found near wastewater injection well, researchers warn
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
work linked chemicals used in fracking fluid to such issues. The study did not include the name of the facility, but the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection identified it as the Danny Webb facility. The owner could not be... Read more
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The Times Leader
EPA still looking into Gulfport dumpingwith exploration, drilling, well stimulation, production of oil or gas, or plug
EPA still looking into Gulfport dumping
The Times Leader / Posted a month ago
with exploration, drilling, well stimulation, production of oil or gas, or plugging of a well." According to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, a firm dumped brine from natural gas drilling sites at the Center... Read more

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