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The East Liverpool Review
Judge: Families can collect nowThe families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc.
Judge: Families can collect now
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 39 minutes ago
The families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc., in May 2011 after an explosion at AL Solutions' New Cumberland plant killed three employees-brothers James E. Fish, 38, and Jeffrey S. Fish, 39, both of New Cumberland,... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Pipeline project advancingTo Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former
Pipeline project advancing
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
To Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, getting both these projects up and running is vital to boosting prices for Marcellus and Utica Shale... Read more
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The Times Leader
Atlantic Coast Pipeline progressingTo Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former
Atlantic Coast Pipeline progressing
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
To Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, getting both these projects up and running is vital to boosting prices for Marcellus and Utica Shale... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Dominion Pipeline Project ProgressingTo Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former
Dominion Pipeline Project Progressing
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
To Tim Greene, owner of Land and Mineral Management of Appalachia and a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, getting both these projects up and running is vital to boosting prices for Marcellus and Utica Shale... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Natural Gas Rigs Being Shut OffWHEELING - For the first time since the U.S. Energy Information started trackin
Natural Gas Rigs Being Shut Off
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
WHEELING - For the first time since the U.S. Energy Information started tracking the data, natural gas production from shale formations - including the Marcellus and Utica - is set to decline in September amid a glut of supplies related to inadequate... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Shale gas production expected to dropAlso, with natural gas prices down by more than $1 per unit compared to this ti
Shale gas production expected to drop
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Also, with natural gas prices down by more than $1 per unit compared to this time last year - and crude oil crashing to a value lower than $39 per barrel - both Ohio and West Virginia continue to see fewer rigs drilling within their... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Natural Gas Rigs Being Shut OffAlso, with natural gas prices down by more than $1 per unit compared to this ti
Natural Gas Rigs Being Shut Off
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 days ago
Also, with natural gas prices down by more than $1 per unit compared to this time last year - and crude oil crashing to a value lower than $39 per barrel - both Ohio and West Virginia continue to see fewer rigs drilling within their... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WVBecause of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WV
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 days ago
Because of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed a safety commission to study the issues that arise with drilling in the Mountain State. “We must work together to maximize the development of our abundant... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WVBecause of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Because of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed a safety commission to study the issues that arise with drilling in the Mountain State. “We must work together to maximize the development of our abundant... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
DEP objects to Patriot Coal’s bankruptcy planSince Patriot filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for
DEP objects to Patriot Coal’s bankruptcy plan
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Since Patriot filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in May, the company has entered an agreement to sell the majority of its assets to Blackhawk Mining LLC, but various stakeholders have... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Officials learn about ‘BAD’ buildingsOn Tuesday, community leaders from Hancock and Brooke counties gathered for a B
Officials learn about ‘BAD’ buildings
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
On Tuesday, community leaders from Hancock and Brooke counties gathered for a BAD Building Summit where they discussed ways to address the problem of dilapidated and abandoned buildings in their cities. Among those in attendance were mayors, city... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Cities struggle with ‘bad’ building solutionsOn Tuesday, community leaders from Hancock and Brooke counties gathered for a B
Cities struggle with ‘bad’ building solutions
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 21 days ago
On Tuesday, community leaders from Hancock and Brooke counties gathered for a BAD Building Summit where they discussed ways to address the problem of dilapidated and abandoned buildings in their cities. Among those in attendance were mayors, city... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Main Street reopens after plant spillFire Chief Jerry Shumate said 200 to 400 gallons of hydrochloric acid leaked fr
Main Street reopens after plant spill
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
Fire Chief Jerry Shumate said 200 to 400 gallons of hydrochloric acid leaked from a broken pipe at the mill sometime around 6 a.m. No employees or city residents were treated for exposure, and the plume of hazardous material was isolated as of 7... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV DNR creates guide for industry, landowners to enhance wildlife habitats near oil and gas infrastructueThe West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has published a guide to help l
WV DNR creates guide for industry, landowners to enhance wildlife habitats near oil and gas infrastructue
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 27 days ago
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has published a guide to help landowners and natural gas industry workers improve wildlife habitats associated with well sites, pipelines and access roads. The guide, “Enhancing Wildlife Habitat on Oil... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Senators Cole, Armstead pledge to continue defending coal industryCHARLESTON – Senate President Bill Cole, R-Mercer, and Speaker of the House Tim
Senators Cole, Armstead pledge to continue defending coal industry
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 29 days ago
CHARLESTON – Senate President Bill Cole, R-Mercer, and Speaker of the House Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, today pledged to continue defending West Virginia's coal industry after President Obama unveiled the final version of the Environmental Protection... Read more
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