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Appeals court: Clean Power Plan can proceed pending review

posted on January 22, 2016 at 3:42 PM

In what environmentalists hailed as a victory for efforts to curb climate change, an appeals panel in Washington on Thursday rebuffed efforts to delay enforcement of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions until legal... Full Story

Market to Market (February 20, 2015)

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:23 PM

Market to Market (February 20, 2015)
Full Program: A train carrying millions of gallons of crude from the Bakken Shale of North Dakota ignites a massive fireball in West Virginia. Litigants prepare ‘a case for clean water’ as a municipal utility in Iowa sues counties upstream over excessive... Full Story

Another train derails containing Bakken crude

posted on February 20, 2015 at 12:28 PM

Another train derails containing Bakken crude
A massive explosion rocked a railroad town this week in West Virginia and once again crude oil from the Bakken is at the center of the incident. Full Story

NY Farmers Lament Lost Opportunity for Gas Riches

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM

While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams. Full Story

Year after WV River Spill, Execs Face Charges

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:14 PM

When state inspectors arrived at Freedom Industries asking about a licorice smell enveloping West Virginia's capital city, the point person at the tank farm, Dennis P. Farrell, told them he knew nothing about a chemical leak. Almost a year later,... Full Story

3 groups get rural community funding

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities. Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Ruling

posted on October 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM

The case, according to Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, is not about protecting the Chesapeake Bay, but rather about whether "EPA can dictate where farming will be allowed, where homes can be built and where businesses can be established." Full Story

Farm bureaus: EPA lawsuit could affect thousands

posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:44 AM

The American Farm Bureau and its West Virginia counterpart say an Environmental Protection Agency move aimed at cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay could set critical legal precedent for their members, so they should be allowed to intervene in an... Full Story

Effects of Last Summer's Drought Linger in West Virginia

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - First, there was last summer's drought. Then came more bad news: skyrocketing fuel and fertilizer prices, and a wet spring that delayed West Virginia farmers' plantings and hay harvests. Full Story

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