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The Marietta Times
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanupCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protecti
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanup
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications to participate in the annual Make It Shine statewide cleanup. This year's cleanup will be held during the first two weeks of April. The... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanupCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protecti
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanup
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications to participate in the annual Make It Shine statewide cleanup. This year's cleanup will be held during the first two weeks of April. The... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanupCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protecti
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanup
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications to participate in the annual Make It Shine statewide cleanup. This year's cleanup will be held during the first two weeks of April. The... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanupCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protecti
Registration open for West Virginia statewide cleanup
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications to participate in the annual Make It Shine statewide cleanup. This year's cleanup will be held during the first two weeks of April. The... Read more
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Duke University
Central Appalachia Flatter Due to Mountaintop MiningForty years of mountaintop coal mining have made parts of Central Appalachia 60
Central Appalachia Flatter Due to Mountaintop Mining
Duke University / Posted 6 days ago
Forty years of mountaintop coal mining have made parts of Central Appalachia 60 percent flatter than they were before excavation, says new research by Duke University. The study, which compares pre- and post-mining topographic data in southern West... Read more
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New York Post
Bankrupt chemical company gets fine for spill that they'll never payCHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that co
Bankrupt chemical company gets fine for spill that they'll never pay
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution charges Thursday, with a judge noting that... Read more
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Daily Herald
Company in West Virginia chem spill receives 'symbolic' fineCHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that c
Company in West Virginia chem spill receives 'symbolic' fine
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution charges Thursday, with a judge noting that... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Route 30 sewer design completedOn Wednesday, the PSD board authorized Charleston-based engineer Paul Ghosh to
Route 30 sewer design completed
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
On Wednesday, the PSD board authorized Charleston-based engineer Paul Ghosh to submit completed design drawings to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. The drawings and specifications have been about a year in the making, ever... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
U.S. 30 sewer project moves forwardOn Wednesday, the PSD board took the crucial step of authorizing Charleston-bas
U.S. 30 sewer project moves forward
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 14 days ago
On Wednesday, the PSD board took the crucial step of authorizing Charleston-based engineer Paul Ghosh to submit completed design drawings to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. The drawings and specifications have been about a... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia natural gas production numbers 'shocking'WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enough
West Virginia natural gas production numbers 'shocking'
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 18 days ago
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enough natural gas in 2014 to provide electricity for 24,315 homes, according to new numbers released by the West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey. There's also plenty of... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Sides ready for forced pooling fightAs of Wednesday, a bill to allow what supporters term "lease integration" had y
Sides ready for forced pooling fight
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
As of Wednesday, a bill to allow what supporters term "lease integration" had yet to be introduced in the West Virginia Legislature. However, a group of mineral owners are working to prevent the practice from becoming law, while another group seems... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Sides Prepare For Battle on Forced Pooling LegislationWHEELING -Marcellus Shale producers believe they need the right to include land
Sides Prepare For Battle on Forced Pooling Legislation
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 21 days ago
WHEELING -Marcellus Shale producers believe they need the right to include land they cannot lease into drilling units, but opponents believe potential forced pooling legislation would allow companies to take property without fair compensation or due... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Sides Prepare For Battle on Forced Pooling LegislationAs of Wednesday, a bill to allow what supporters term "lease integration" had y
Sides Prepare For Battle on Forced Pooling Legislation
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 21 days ago
As of Wednesday, a bill to allow what supporters term "lease integration" had yet to be introduced in the West Virginia Legislature. However, a group of mineral owners are working to prevent the practice from becoming law, while another group seems... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Moundsville Power Project Still On ScheduleDeveloper Andrew Dorn was joined by Myphuong Lam, accounting manager with Quant
Moundsville Power Project Still On Schedule
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 22 days ago
Developer Andrew Dorn was joined by Myphuong Lam, accounting manager with Quantum Utility Generation, to provide updates on the construction of the natural gas power plant. Lam said the process of confirming the project's permits is still... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Chester’s a clean communityThe city of Chester recently received the 2015 Clean Community Award from the W
Chester’s a clean community
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
The city of Chester recently received the 2015 Clean Community Award from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for its participation in West Virginia Make It Shine, Earth Day, River Sweep, Adopt-a-Highway and other environmental... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Energy production climbs in West VirginiaThere's also plenty of what industry leaders term "light crude" oil being produ
Energy production climbs in West Virginia
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
There's also plenty of what industry leaders term "light crude" oil being produced right here in the local region, including 45,260 barrels of oil from a well in the name of the Ohio County Commission in 2014. Overall, with traditional vertical... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
W.Va. Production Numbers ‘Shocking’By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING - A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale
W.Va. Production Numbers ‘Shocking’
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 25 days ago
By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING - A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enough natural gas in 2014 to provide electricity for 24,315 homes, according to new numbers released by the West Virginia Geological & Economic... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
W.Va. Production Numbers ‘Shocking’Staff Writer WHEELING - A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enou
W.Va. Production Numbers ‘Shocking’
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 25 days ago
Staff Writer WHEELING - A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enough natural gas in 2014 to provide electricity for 24,315 homes, according to new numbers released by the West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey. This map shows all... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Chemical spill puts area river towns on alertThe chemical, styrene monomer, found its way into the river after an accident a
Chemical spill puts area river towns on alert
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 26 days ago
The chemical, styrene monomer, found its way into the river after an accident at approximately 7:30 a.m. Friday at the East Liverpool Rail Terminal. According to officials with the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, the styrene was... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ohio River Being Monitored After Styrene SpillScott Klar, a lab technician at the Weirton water plant, said officials were no
Ohio River Being Monitored After Styrene Spill
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 26 days ago
Scott Klar, a lab technician at the Weirton water plant, said officials were notified of the spill by the state Bureau of Public Health and the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. The substance reportedly leaked from a tank along River... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Styrene Spill in Ohio River Near East Liverpool"We were informed by the Bureau of Public Health and by (the Ohio River Valley
Styrene Spill in Ohio River Near East Liverpool
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 26 days ago
"We were informed by the Bureau of Public Health and by (the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission)," Scott Klar, lab technician, said. The Weirton Water Treatment Plant is part of ORSANCO's 15-member, multi-state monitoring group, and the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Weirton officials monitoring spill in Ohio River"We were informed by the Bureau of Public Health and by (the Ohio River Valley
Weirton officials monitoring spill in Ohio River
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 27 days ago
"We were informed by the Bureau of Public Health and by (the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission)," Scott Klar, lab technician, said. The Weirton Water Treatment Plant is part of ORSANCO's 15-member, multi-state monitoring group, and the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
New trucks alter city recyclingAn $89,401 recycling assistance grant from the West Virginia Department of Envi
New trucks alter city recycling
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
An $89,401 recycling assistance grant from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection last year covered the purchase of the used, 37-cubic-yard trucks and retrofitting, in addition to a new conveyor system at the recycling center off... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Clean water conference setArea residents will have an opportunity to reflect on this incident, which resu
Clean water conference set
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 28 days ago
Area residents will have an opportunity to reflect on this incident, which resulted in a Federal State of Emergency Declaration from President Barack Obama. The West Virginia Clean Water Conference will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Virginia... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
US House votes to block federal stream protection ruleCongress’ coal mining advocates have taken another step forward against the “Wa
US House votes to block federal stream protection rule
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Congress’ coal mining advocates have taken another step forward against the “War on Coal,” as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the STREAM Act Jan. 12 to block the Obama Administration’s latest stream protection rule. U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney,... Read more

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