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West Virginia E-Council Legislative Updates
Includes: Gas pains; State of the State, or Chamber of Commerce Dinner?; Interim Committee Advances Marcellus Shale Legislation; Water Quality Standards Rule Advances; Bill to Ban Coal Slurry Injection Advances; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vetoes Spruce Mine Permit; Bayer to Phase Out MIC; In Memoriam - Judy Bonds; 2011 West Virginia Environmental Council Legislative Priorities; Dominion Post Calls for Strong Drilling Regulations; Join Us for Citizen Lobby Days; Lots of event information!
Week 2 – Unwanted House Guests; WV Citizen Action Group Wins at the Supreme Court! State Must Hold an Election for Governor by Nov. 15; Water Quality Standard Rule Introduced; Intrastate Coal and Use Act Introduced in the House; Chemical Safety Board Unanimously Approves MIC Investigators Recommendations; New Session – New Vocabulary; Gas Drilling Poses Threat to People, Environment; SB 224 Repealing Article Banning Nuclear Power Plants Introduced; MTR Opponents Face “Rally For Coal” At The Capitol; Wheeling Wastewater Penalty Unresolved; Honoring Judy Bonds; WVEC Legislative Kick Off Blast Successful; and events!
# Under the Dome # Marcellus Shale Regulation Bills Make Progress # Time To Regulate Marcellus Shale Drilling # Renewable and Efficient Energy Legislation Continues # Study Claims 100 Percent Renewable Energy Possible By 2030 # ‘Environment America’ Visits Capitol # ‘Solar Week’ Scheduled in Williamson # Oil & Gas Accountability Project Conference # Coal Slurry Bill Introduced This Week # Shameless Plea, Week Three # Wednesdays Are Citizen Lobby Days! # WVEC's Annual E-Day! # Bills We Are Tracking # Calendar of Events # Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
Under the Dome Looks Like We’re Having An Election - Again! Citizen Lobbyists Rock the Capitol on Marcellus - Send More! Film “Gasland” Draws Attention Energy Expansion Trust Fund Act Makes Rounds Solar Week in Williamson Nuclear Energy is Dirty Energy DEP Water Quality Standards Rule to Be Taken Up Wednesdays Are (Still) Citizen Lobby Days! Shameless Plea, Week Four The West Virginia Environmental Council's E-Day! E-Day! Benefit Dinner Wednesday Bills We Are Tracking Calendar of Events Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
* Under the Dome * Lawmakers Dismantle Water Quality Standards * Marcellus Shale Pooling Provisions Get Attention In House Judiciary * In Other Marcellus Shale News …… * Delegate Manypenny Introduces Resolution to Fight PATH * Lawmakers Call for Balance in Drilling of Marcellus Shale * Goodwin Grants Order Blocking MIC Unit Start-Up * E-Day Brings Groups, Citizens to the Capitol * WVEC 2011 Awards Bestowed * E-Day Benefit Dinner * Citizen Lobby Days – Continue Each Wednesday * Please Be Our Valentines! * There Oughta Be A Law! * Bills We Are Tracking * Calendar of Events * Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
* Under the Dome * Marcellus Drilling Regulations - Keep up the Pressure! * Dissolved Solids Standard Would Protect Drinking Water, Aquatic Life * “I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” * Two Delegates Vote Against Mine Safety Measure in Committee Roll-Call Vote * EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review * “Energy Efficient Building Act” Moves Through Both Houses * WVEC Lobby Team Celebrates Valentines’ Day * Slurry Injection Ban Bill in House Judiciary * Do You “Alternet”? * Celebrating The Life of Winnie * Solid Waste Bills Update * Hampshire County Commission Establishes Marcellus Advisory Committee * Bills We Are Tracking * Calendar of Events * Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
* Under the Dome * Marcellus Bills Advance in House and Senate * SB 510, Energy Code Upgrade, Alive and Moving * Water Quality Standards Rule Gets Even Worse * PATH Resolution, HCR 58, Sleeping in House Rules Committee * Another Really Bad Idea! * SB 537 Makes a Late Run for the Compost Bin * Slurry Injection Bills Still Alive * Quotable quotes: * Abundant Gratitude from The “E-Team” * Bills We Are Tracking * Calendar of Events * Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
Under the Dome Marcellus, Politics and Pop-tarts! Stop PATH! – Halted? HB 2709 Goes to Governor This Just In - A Lot of People are Running for Governor … And It’s Incredibly Important! Environmental News Briefs . . . Dirty Business – The Movie CSB Study Details Potential MIC Leak Impacts WVEC Needs You! Bills That Are Still Alive Calendar of Events Support the West Virginia Environmental Council
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