Department of Environmental Protection

State Official Moves Closer To Federal Appointment

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee confirmed Lindsay See to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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It Took 41 Years To Add A Union Carbide Landfill To EPA Database. Why?

Five years after the site’s existence became publicly known as part of a federal lawsuit, it remains unclear who dropped the ball in failing to list the site as required by federal law.

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EPA, For Now, Defers To State Officials On Union Carbide Landfill Cleanup

Union Carbide is working with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) on a voluntary remediation of the Filmont landfill. The site is the subject of an ongoing federal lawsuit over water pollution and was listed by EPA as a Superfund site.

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EPA Lists Union Carbide South Charleston Landfill As Superfund Site

An ongoing case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia will determine whether Union Carbide, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, will pay civil penalties.

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