Tag: West Virginia
West Virginia has seen some of the highest electricity rate increases in the nation. Its loyalty to coal is one reason for that.
The report found the chemical, which is used in firefighting foam, in the blood of residents in a community located near an Air National Guard base.
Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.
"While we are all paying attention to COVID-19 and the congressional stimulus packages, state legislatures are quietly passing fossil-fuel-backed anti-protest laws."
“This incident was completely unacceptable. Now, we must continue to move forward and work diligently to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”
“It goes beyond the financial. This property was our hope, our dream, our future, our children’s future."
"This is how the GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children."
This week, at an industry conference focused on wooing petrochemical producers to West Virginia, officials from the state and federal government made...
“It was trouble finding out how many jobs the pipeline would create.”
“This is our reality now.”