COVID-19 In Fall 2023 And Ohio Commission Approves Four Gas Drilling Proposals, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, we hear from Sherri Young, the interim secretary of the West Virginia Department of Human Resources, and incoming secretary for the Department of Health, about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lawmakers, Advocates Call To Fully Fund State Oil And Gas Regulator

A group of lawmakers, environmental advocates, and representatives of private property owners called for the state legislature to fully fund the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Oil and Gas on Thursday.The office handles inspections and permits for over 67,000 natural gas and oil wells across the state. Last summer, the office had to cut its staff from 40 to 25 due to a downturn in new drilling.

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EPA Reaches Settlement with Koppers Inc.

The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with the carbon material and chemical company Koppers Inc. The settlement is aimed at…

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