West Virginia Groups Celebrate New Clean Water Rule

The rule clarifies protection for 8,390 miles of streams that feed into West Virginia’s drinking water sources.

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  • West Virginia groups celebrate new clean water rule Rule protects sources that feed drinking water for 1 in 2 West VirginiansCHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Rivers Coalition and other members of the WV Safe Water Roundtable ...
    Posted by Kathleen Tyner
  • Citizens, Environmental Groups Call for Commission to Stand Firm on Mercury Anti-Dumping Standards for Ohio River COLUMBUS, OHIO – More than 16,000 people from states along the Ohio River told a multi-state commission it shouldn’t abandon standards enacted 12 years ago and going into ...
    Posted by angie wv
  • Profiting From Wild West Virginia Mike Myer, editor of The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, says Birthplace or Rivers National Monument makes good sense for WV economy. His May 17 editorial is re-posted below. MIKE ...
    Posted May 18, 2015, 8:57 AM by David Lillard
  • WV Rivers News: Headwaters At Risk, Keeping Mercury Out Of The Ohio River, Protecting Crayfish Headwaters at RiskHeadwaters provide important habitat for fish like the eastern brook trout. Credit: Chesapeake Bay Program.Any day now, the rule clarifying protections for our headwater streams under ...
    Posted May 22, 2015, 6:35 AM by Kathleen Tyner
  • Action Alert: Can You Take One Easy Action To Help The Ohio River? We need everyone to send the message of NO MORE mercury in the Ohio River directly to the commission, ORSANCO, that regulates the river. ORSANCO is currently taking public comments ...
    Posted May 14, 2015, 5:47 AM by Kathleen Tyner
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