Minerals and Energy Resources in Central Piedmont Region

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 Mineral Rights and Surface Use

   
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FracFocus

FracFocus: Chemical Disclosure Registry Looking for information on a well site near you? Use FracFocus to search for nearby well sites that have been hydraulically fractured to see what chemicals were used in the process.
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Checklist For Negotiating an Oil and Gas Lease
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This article is intended to provide practical advice for landowners in negotiating oil and gas leases of their mineral interests. It is not a comprehensive list of all possible issues that may arise in negotiating leases, nor is it a survey of the law concerning interpretation or enforcement of leases.

 

Minerals, Surface Rights, and Royalty Payments
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The exploration and production of minerals, especially oil and gas, have played an important role in the economic development of Texas. Because most of the oil and gas is privately owned, a body of law has evolved in the state that defines ownership rights.& ...

 

The Start and Finish of an Oil and Gas Lease
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This paper focuses on when an oil and gas lease starts and ends. In order to answer these questions, we must know what it is and how it works.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing - Addressing environmental and health issues in oil and gas leases
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Resource for landowners who are considering leasing their property for shale oil and gas development. Informs of possible environmental and health impacts, issues and protective provisions that can be addressed in a lease, and approaches aimed at protecting conservation features on the property.

 

Natural Gas & Surface Owner Rights in Virginia

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Show Mineral Rights and Surface Use Organizations & Professionals (25)
There are 25 resources serving Central Piedmont Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Mineral Rights and Surface Use Organizations & Professionals serving Central Piedmont Region
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, VA
Derrick P. Fellows
Hawthorne & Hawthorne, P.C. - Attorney at Law - Victoria, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Attorney, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael J. Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Senior Counsel - Richmond, VA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Southern Environmental Law Center
- Charlottesville, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Oil Gas And Mineral Attorneys
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC

 Oil Shale

   
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FracFocus

FracFocus: Chemical Disclosure Registry Looking for information on a well site near you? Use FracFocus to search for nearby well sites that have been hydraulically fractured to see what chemicals were used in the process.
 Click here. 

 

Evaluating the Scientific Support of Conservation Best Management Practices for Shale Gas Extraction in the Appalachian Basin
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Reviews and evaluates 28 conservation best management practices for oil and gas development in the Appalachian Basin.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing - Addressing environmental and health issues in oil and gas leases
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Resource for landowners who are considering leasing their property for shale oil and gas development. Informs of possible environmental and health impacts, issues and protective provisions that can be addressed in a lease, and approaches aimed at protecting conservation features on the property.

 

 Voluntary Conservation Practices

   
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Evaluating the Scientific Support of Conservation Best Management Practices for Shale Gas Extraction in the Appalachian Basin
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Reviews and evaluates 28 conservation best management practices for oil and gas development in the Appalachian Basin.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing - Addressing environmental and health issues in oil and gas leases
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Resource for landowners who are considering leasing their property for shale oil and gas development. Informs of possible environmental and health impacts, issues and protective provisions that can be addressed in a lease, and approaches aimed at protecting conservation features on the property.

 

Adverse Impact Reduction Handbook
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Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tier 1 qualified facility SPCC plan template

This template is intended to help the owner or operator of a Tier I qualified facility develop a self-certified Spill Prevention,  Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan.

 

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Conservation Activity Plan
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The USDA-NRCS is operating a pilot program through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to provide assistance to eligible  producers in meeting the EPA requirements for an Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan.

 

EPA SPCC Sample Plan

An example of a farm facility and how the farmer determines he is covered by the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule and prepares an SPCC Plan.

 

Fire! A Fair Weather Friend
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Wild in the Woods

 

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There are 438 resources serving Central Piedmont Region in the following categories:
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Biologists / Ecologists
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
Blair Smyth
VDGIF Biologist - Forest, VA
David Kocka
VDGIF Biologist - Verona, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jay Howell
Small Game Project Leader - Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Katie Martin
VDGIF Biologist - Farmville, VA
Lorien Koontz
Private Lands Biologist - Forest, VA
Marc Puckett
Small Game Project Leader - Farmville, VA
Mike Dye
VDGIF Biologist - Fredericksburg, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Conservation Groups and Associations
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Transforming Food & Ag Policy - Washington, DC
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative
Kyle Jones - Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Coordinator - Tallahassee, FL
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington, DC
American Chestnut Foundation, Virginia Chapter
- Marshall, VA
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
Eric Sprague - Director of Forest Conservation - Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
- Blacksburg, VA
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Harpers Ferry, WV
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Be Wild, Virginia!
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Cave Conservancy of the Virginias
Bonnie Whitlock - Manager - Glen Allen, VA
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservancy
Jenn Aiosa - Vice President & Director of Programs - Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council
- Ridgely, MD
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
Dogwood Alliance
- Asheville, NC
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Fluvanna County Master Gardeners
- Fork Union, VA
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden Club of Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Goochland Powhatan Master Gardener Association
- Goochland, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
James River Association
- Richmond, VA
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
LandScope Virginia
Virginia DCR - Natural Heritage Program - Richmond, VA
Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
- Leesburg, VA
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance
Michael Heller - Steering Committee Co-chair - Annapolis, MD
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
- Vienna, VA
Potomac Riverkeeper
- WASHINGTON, DC
Preservation Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Rivanna Conservation Society
Alyssa (Lisa) Wittenborn - Program Director - Charlottesville, VA
Rockfish Valley Foundation
- Nellysford, VA
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Scenic Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeast Water Forum
- Knoxville, TN
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
SouthWings
Chesapeake Office - Norfolk, VA
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The American Chestnut Foundation
- Asheville, NC
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
The Trust for Public Land, D.C. / Chesapeake Office
- Washington, DC
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation
- Trevilians, VA
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Virginia Association For Parks
- Norfolk, VA
Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc. ('VCLF')
Tom Clarke, CEO - Roanoke, VA
Virginia Conservation Network
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forage and Grassland Council
- Crewe, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia’s United Land Trusts
Ellen Shepard - Richmond, VA
VIRGINIAforever
- Richmond, VA
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Waterkeepers Chesapeake
- Takoma Park, MD
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlands Conservation, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land Preservation Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Foresters
Allen Watson
Hatchet Creek Forestry Services - Wirtz, VA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew J. Lindberg
Timber Marketing and Management - Area Manager - Chesterfield, VA
Andy Eubank
Forestry Management Services - Winchester, VA
Ashby Brown
Woods, Water and Wildlife Inc. - Carrsville, VA
B. J. Butler
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Amherst, VA
Ben Balke
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Christiansburg, VA
Ben Cole
Bickford Timber and Land Management - Appomattox, VA
Ben Lane
Eastern Virginia Forestry Services LLC - Zuni, VA
Bill Bond
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Myersville, MD
Bill Wray
Wray Forestry Consulting - Richmond, VA
Billy Newman
EnviroFor, LLC - Shipman, VA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Bob Warring, ACF
Bob Warring Forestry Services - Owner - Scottsville, VA
Brandon Martin
Directions Land Mgt. - Blackstone, VA
Brian S. Keiling
Keiling Forestry Consulting, Inc. - Christiansburg, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Caleb Haymes
Haymes Timber and Wildlife Services - Owner - Chatham, VA
Carolyn Mulligan
American Forest Management - District Manager - Danville , VA
Charles B. Harding Jr.
Harding Forestry & Realty Company - Emporia, VA
Charles D. Kasper
Kasper Timber Company - Emporia, VA
Charles H. Turner, ACF
CHT Forestry, LLC - Owner - Branchville, VA
Charles Huppuch
- Verona, VA
Charles M. Little
Interstate Forest Product - Brodnax, VA
Charlie R. Wade, ACF
SilviaTerra - Roanoke, VA
Christoper Kappa
Phoenix Forestry Services - Charlottesville, VA
Christopher B. Reid, ACF
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Charlottesville, VA
Chuck Bates
Forestry & Wildlife Consulting Services - Gretna, VA
Chuck Wright
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Charlottesville, VA
Clifton Rexrode
Appalachian Forestry Services - Waynesboro, VA
D. Brad White
Clearwater Forestry Consultants LLC - Hardy, VA
Dale Turner
Turner Forestry Services - Louisa, VA
Dan Parker
Tillinghast & Neely - Danville, WV
Dan Wilson
Three Rivers Forestry - Senior Forester - Tappahannock, VA
Dana Malone, Malone Forest Consulting
Malone Forest Consulting - Consulting Professional Forester/Arborist - Purcellville, VA
Daniel F. Perkins
Registered Forester NC #1439 - Chester, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Daniel R. Wilson
Three Rivers Forestry - Tappahannock, VA
Dave Paduda
Consulting Forester - Arlington, VA
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
David Anderton
American Forest Management - Region Manager - Richmond, VA
David C. Froggatt
Misty Woods LLC - Prince George, VA
David C. Henderson
Henderson Forestry Consultants, PA - President - Asheboro, NC
David E. Birdsall Jr.
D. E. Birdsall Forestry Inc. - Gloucester, VA
David L. Thomas
Old Dominion Forestry - Luray, VA
David Powell
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Charlottesville, VA
David R. Martin Jr.
Martin Forestry & Realty - Chase CIty, VA
David R. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen, VA
David Stone
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester Specialist - Charlottesville, VA
David W. Sandman
- Pamplin, VA
Dean T. Blount, ACF
Tyler Blount, Consulting Forestry, LLC - Consulting Forester/Realtor - Troutville, VA
Delmer Aylor
Aylor Consulting Forestry - Chase City, VA
Donald N. Parris
Timber Consultants, Inc. - Halifax, VA
Doug Audley
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Douglas F. Brewster
Wood Brokers Company Inc. - Chester, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Dowdy's Forest and Land Management
Matt Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane Means
Arrow Forestry - New Castle, VA
Ed Furlow
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Charlottesville, VA
Edward G. Tugwell
Tugwell Consulting Forestry, P.A. - President - Asheboro, NC
Edward R. (Reed) Stanley
- Halifax, VA
Eric Blake
Singletree Forestry Services LLC - New Kent, VA
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
Frank O. Brooks Jr.
Forest Resources Management Inc. - Aylett, VA
Fred Schatzki
American Forest Management - Forester - Troy, VA
G. Richard Griffin Jr.
G. Richard Griffin Jr Consulting Forester - Kenbridge, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
George W. Peery Jr.
Peery Forestry Services - Chatham, VA
Glen Worrell, Jr., ACF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Charlottesville, VA
Greg Hutson
Little River Timber Management, Inc. - Maryville, TN
Gregory Garrison
Timber Marketing and Management - Chesterfield, VA
Gwynn Tyler
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester Specialist - Dillwyn, VA
Heather Dowling
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Henry A. Randolph
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Partner - Raleigh, NC
Homer G. Smith Jr.
Smith Forestry & Realty Company - Drakes Branch, VA
Hunter Darden
Hunter Darden III Consulting Forester - Franklin, VA
Jack Kauffman
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester Specialist - Charlottesville, VA
James C. Munden
- Midlothian, VA
James D. Funk, ACF
Forest Synergy, LLC - Locust Grove, VA
James F. Wagner
- Chatham, VA
James Furnish
Forestry Consultant - Rockville, MD
James T. O'Hare
Consulting Forester - Staunton, VA
Jeffrey Bent
- Petersburg, VA
Jess Crawford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - King William, VA
Jim Vadas
Clearwater Forestry Services - Mattaponi, VA
Joe Hedrick
Natural Bridge Forestry Consultants - Natural Bridge Station, VA
Joe Secoges
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Christiansburg, VA
John A.Heard
- Berryville, VA
John C. Magruder
Three Rivers Forestry - Consulting Forester - Tappahannock, VA
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
John Coleman
- Woodstock, VA
John H. (Jay) Crowder
- Boydton, VA
John H. Kight, II, ACF
Frazier Consulting Foresters, P.C. - Forester - Elizabeth City, NC
John H. Washburn
John H. Washburn Inc. - Kenbridge, VA
John Holstine
Holstine Forestry Consulting LLC - Charleston, WV
John J. West
- Consulting Forester - Bluefield, VA
John Paul Ewan
Three Rivers Forestry - Forester - Tappahannock, VA
John Perry
- Rocky Gap, VA
John R. (Jack) Cannon
J. R. Cannon, LLC - Emporia, VA
John R. Reid, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
John Shipley
Carolina Forestry Inc. - Manager Winston-Salem, NC Office - Winston-Salem, NC
Johnny Bickford
Bickford Timber & Land Mgt. Inc. - New Canton, VA
Johnny Robertson
- Chester, VA
Johnny Walker
Walker Enterprises - Big Stone Gap, VA
Kathleen Ogilvy
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Kea Turner
Turner Forestry LLC - Carrsville, VA
Keith Brouillard
Carolina Forestry - Co-Owner - Raleigh, NC
Keith P. Newcomer
- Franklin, VA
Kevin A. Belt
Appalachian Forestry - Johnson City, TN
Kirby Woolfolk
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Larry Edwards
- Greenville, VA
Larry J. Harrup
Southern Forestry LLC - Valentines, VA
Larry Layman
Layman Forestry Services - Halifax, VA
Lee Bethea
- McKenney, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Louis Brossy
Brossy Forestry Consulting - Consulting Forester - Wytheville, VA
Lueke Timber and Realty
- Providence Forge, VA
Mark D. Sims
Sims Forestry Services - Staunton, VA
Mark L. Brashears
- Consulting Forester - Romney, WV
Martha Warring
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Amherst, VA
Matthew B. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc. - Capron, VA
Matthew Hall
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dillwyn, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael C. Boggs
Real Estate Appraiser/Consulting Forester - Spotsylvania, VA
Michael H. Ballinger
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Harvest Forester - Raleigh, NC
Michael Harold
Walnut Creek Forestry - Harrisonburg, VA
Michael J.Vaughan
Southern Land & Forest, Inc. - President - Weldon, NC
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Michael W. Bobb
Consulting Forester LLC - Spotsylvania, VA
Mike Santucci
Virginia Department of Forestry - Forestland Conservation Program Manager - Charlottesville, VA
Milo Crawford
Chestnut Creek Forestry - Galax, VA
Nathan P. Rutherford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - Management Forester - Carson, VA
Nathan R. Green
N. R. Green Resource Consulting LLC - Christiansburg, VA
Neil Thorne
Thorne Resource Consulting LLC - Strasburg, VA
Oliver Dodge
- Richmond, VA
Patrick J. Cleary, ACF
Highlands Forestry, Inc. - Prestonburg, KY
Patrick Murphy
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Dillwyn, VA
Paul M. Haney, ACF
Environmental Timber Management - President - Barboursville, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Paul Verbyla
Verb LLC - Owner - Mathews, VA
Peter Gayer
PDG Forestry Services LLC - Forest, VA
Randy Kyner
C & K Forestry Services - Cumberland, Va
Rich Reuse
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Richard Pace III
- Mt. Jackson, VA
Ricky Butler
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester Specialist - Dillwyn, VA
Robert E. Smiley
Resource International - Ashland, VA
Rodney Finkbiner
Carolina Forestry - Owner - Raleigh, NC
Scott F. Oertle
Piedmont Forestry - Appomattox, VA
Scott Talmage Young
Scott Talmage Young, Consulting Forester - Pilot, VA
Sean L. Nolan
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Sidney C. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen Courthouse, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Stephen A. Whitfield, ACF
Whitfield Forestry Consultants - Raleigh, NC
Stephen D. Mallette
Resource Management Associates - Locustville, VA
Stephen P. Lindberg
Timber Marketing and Management - President, Area Manager - Chesterfield, VA
Steven Shuler
Shuler Timber Brokerage, Cruising & Appraisal - Rural Retreat, VA
SteveWagner
Summerfield Forestry Inc. - Lawrenceville, VA
Stuart Hale
The Forest Mgt. Company LLC - Abingdon, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Terry Lasher
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Charlottesville, VA
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas Moser
Blue Ridge Forestry Services Inc. - Floyd, VA
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Timberlands Unlimited, Inc.
David L. Jennette Jr - Windsor, NC
Todd Kready
Kready Consulting and Forest Land Mgt. - Bedford, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group
- Afton, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
W. Allen Jones, Jr., ACF
Parker Forestry Services, Inc. - Owner - Salisbury, MD
W. Michael Lane
- Suffolk, VA
W. Michael Lewis
W. Michael Lewis & Associates - Owner - Martinsville, VA
Wally Newman
Newman Forestry Services - Dinwiddie, VA
Walnut Creek Forestry
Michael Harold - Forester/Owner - Harrisonburg, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Will Warekois
Southern Forestry Services LLL - Beaverdam, VA
William E. Pownall, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
William F. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc - President, Forester - Capron, VA
William H. Lock & Associates, Inc.
William H. Lock - Greensboro, NC
William L. Braford
Blue Chip Forestry - Forester - Natural Bridge Station, VA
William L. Whitman
B & W Timber Company Inc. - Jarratt, VA
William M. Dryman, ACF
Bernard and Dryman Consulting Forestry, Inc. - President - Timberlake, NC
William Perry
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester Specialist - Amherst, VA
Geologists / Hydrologists
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Capital Region Land Conservancy
Jane Myers - Land Conservation Manager - Richmond, VA
Central Virginia Land Conservancy
- Lynchburg, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Piedmont Environmental Council
- Warrenton, VA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia
- Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Valley Conservation Council
- Staunton, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies, Attorneys at Law
- Lynchburg, VA
Derrick P. Fellows
Hawthorne & Hawthorne, P.C. - Attorney at Law - Victoria, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Flora Pettit, Attorneys at Law
- Harrisonburg, VA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Shareholder - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Attorney, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael J. Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Senior Counsel - Richmond, VA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Southern Environmental Law Center
- Charlottesville, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
- Wayne, NJ
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, VA
Albemarle County Acquisition of Conservation Easements
Ches Goodall - ACE Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Forest Fund Tree Planting Program
Jenny McGarvey - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program
Meredith Bean - EAB Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Firewise Communities - Virginia
John Miller - Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Money for Mitigation Grant Program
John Miller - Chief, Resource Protection - Charlottesville, VA
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Pine Bark Beetle Prevention Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Henrico, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Small Farms Nutrient Management Program
Tad Williams - Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist - Richmond, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Terry Lasher
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Charlottesville, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Dana Aunkst - Director - Annapolis, MD
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural Stewardship Program
Darrell Marshall - Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Christina Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Kristal McKelvey - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
NC Forest Service (NCFS) - Raleigh, NC
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
- Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Caleb Haymes
Haymes Timber and Wildlife Services - Owner - Chatham, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
Cindy Schulz - Field Supervisor - Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC
 

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Local firms among several to get RCBI grants - Huntington Herald Dispatch
8/17/2019 12:01:00 AM
Local firms among several to get RCBI grants    Huntington Herald Dispatch HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute recently awarded $82000 in early stage funding to 10 West Virginia companies and entrepreneurs to help develop ...

UMW sues Justice companies over healthcare bills for retirees - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
8/16/2019 6:46:00 PM
UMW sues Justice companies over healthcare bills for retirees - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews Union says retirees have suffered as health and pharmaceutical bills have gone unpaid.

Company Owned by Gov. Jim Justice Giving Away Tickets to Event at Resort (Also Owned by Justice) - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/16/2019 5:47:09 PM
Company Owned by Gov. Jim Justice Giving Away Tickets to Event at Resort (Also Owned by Justice)    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The Greenbrier resort has announced it's giving away prizes and tickets to an upcoming golf tournament. A coal company controlled by the family of West.

West Virginia coal miners are getting retrained as beekeepers to boost the economy and the environment - GOOD
8/16/2019 4:13:19 PM
West Virginia coal miners are getting retrained as beekeepers to boost the economy and the environment    GOOD Coal mining is on the decline, leaving many coal miners in West Virginia without jobs. The Mine Safety and Health Administration says there are about 55,000 ...

Coal and Natural Gas Similarities: An Interview With Ken Ward Jr. - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/16/2019 1:17:09 PM
Coal and Natural Gas Similarities: An Interview With Ken Ward Jr.    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The recent rise of oil and gas drilling across West Virginia has raised questions about industry regulation and taxation. Many bear a striking resemblance to ...

Flip-A-District Friday: Jennifer Lewis (HD-20), Dan Helmer (HD-40), Karen Mallard (HD-84) and Dr. Mark Downey (HD-96) - Blue Virginia
8/16/2019 6:28:00 AM
Flip-A-District Friday: Jennifer Lewis (HD-20), Dan Helmer (HD-40), Karen Mallard (HD-84) and Dr. Mark Downey (HD-96)    Blue Virginia If it's Friday, it must be “Flip-A-District Friday,” courtesy of Del. Rip Sullivan's “Project Blue Dominion.” This week, the focus is on Jennifer Lewis (HD-20), Dan ...

Blackjewel Miners Ponder the Future of the Coal Industry - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/14/2019 2:04:13 PM
Blackjewel Miners Ponder the Future of the Coal Industry    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The protest by miners left unpaid by bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel has stretched into a second week. Their blockade of a Kentucky railroad track gained.

Mountaineers make a special trip to Arch Coal Leer mining complex - Mountain Statesman
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mountaineers make a special trip to Arch Coal Leer mining complex    Mountain Statesman GRAFTON—When most people think West Virginia, they think West Virginia Mountaineers and Coal Country. On Wednesday, the two came together to share ...

WVU football visits local coal mine - West Virginia Illustrated
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
WVU football visits local coal mine    West Virginia Illustrated The Mountaineer Mantrip is the ceremonial start to all home football games in Morgantown. The players and coaches walk through a tunnel of Mountaineer fans ...

OPINION: Abandoned mine turned solar farm brings jobs, restores land in Southwest Virginia - Southwest Virginia Today
8/7/2019 1:15:00 AM
OPINION: Abandoned mine turned solar farm brings jobs, restores land in Southwest Virginia    Southwest Virginia Today Most of us here in Southwest Virginia have seen the ugliness left behind by abandoned coal surface-mining sites, and we are aware of the struggles our ...

Deep roots: John McDaniel has worked to improve coal mining practices, impact during illustrious career - WV News
8/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Deep roots: John McDaniel has worked to improve coal mining practices, impact during illustrious career    WV News CHARLESTON — John McDaniel, director of engineering and technical services for Arch Coal's eastern operations, comes from a long line of West Virginia coal ...

Blackjewel Miners Continue Protest Ahead of Bankruptcy Hearing - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blackjewel Miners Continue Protest Ahead of Bankruptcy Hearing    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Miners left unpaid by the bankrupt Blackjewel coal company say they are prepared to keep up their protest on railroad tracks in Harlan County, Kentucky,

West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration - ProPublica
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration    ProPublica The state's leaders want a federal loan guarantee to build a giant chemical storage plant that could cost as much as $10 billion.

First Solar Plant to be Built on SWVA Abandoned Mine Land - WVTF
7/30/2019 8:54:30 AM
First Solar Plant to be Built on SWVA Abandoned Mine Land    WVTF A new solar electricity project will soon get underway in southwestern Virginia…the first ever to be built on abandoned mine land in the area....perhaps.

Back of the Dragon breathes new life into far Southwest Virginia community - Roanoke Times
7/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Back of the Dragon breathes new life into far Southwest Virginia community    Roanoke Times TAZEWELL — Marcus Suikki veered his motorcycle off the road, climbed off the bike and lifted up his helmet.

West Virginia governor on state's economic boom: 'Thankful' coal miners put Hillary Clinton 'out of business' - Fox News
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia governor on state's economic boom: 'Thankful' coal miners put Hillary Clinton 'out of business'    Fox News West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said Friday that since his state's economy is growing under President Trump, he's thankful that coal miners put candidate ...

Power Plant: How Grass Might Generate Fuel, Help Fix Damaged Mine Lands - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Power Plant: How Grass Might Generate Fuel, Help Fix Damaged Mine Lands    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Down bumpy back roads deep in central West Virginia, a flat, bright green pasture opens up among the rolling hills of coffee-colored trees. Wildflowers and.

Virginia coal miners push Congress to sustain black lung benefits in D.C. - WFXRtv.com
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia coal miners push Congress to sustain black lung benefits in D.C.    WFXRtv.com BIG STONE GAP, Va. (WJHL) – Experts say a deadly disease common among coal miners has hit a 25-year high in Appalachia. Now, miners fear a federal trust ...

Searching for aliens in the town with no WiFi - Mother Nature Network
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Searching for aliens in the town with no WiFi    Mother Nature Network Green Bank, West Virginia. is literally one of the quietest places in America, the perfect place for scientists to listen for E.T..

Gov. Matt Bevin rubs elbow with President Donald Trump at private event in West Virginia - Courier Journal
7/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Matt Bevin rubs elbow with President Donald Trump at private event in West Virginia    Courier Journal Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attended a private fundraiser for President Trump Wednesday evening.

Rare Earth Elements from coal mining could boost Appalachian region - WOWK 13 News
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rare Earth Elements from coal mining could boost Appalachian region    WOWK 13 News West Virginia and its five neighboring states remain among the top coal producers in the nation. A WVU professor recently told congress the region could ...

It’s The Poorest State, But In Trump’s Head, West Virginia Is The Best Off – Thanks To Him - HuffPost
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
It’s The Poorest State, But In Trump’s Head, West Virginia Is The Best Off – Thanks To Him    HuffPost The president says the state is "producing record setting numbers." In fact, it has the lowest median income in the U.S. and one of the highest poverty r...

Coal-dependent counties facing 'fiscal tsunami,' report finds - Virginia Mercury
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal-dependent counties facing 'fiscal tsunami,' report finds    Virginia Mercury As U.S. coal production decreases, local governments in mining-dependent areas whose public services and debt rely on a robust coal industry are facing what ...

Zupan, Virginia "Ginny" | Obituaries | helenair.com - Helena Independent Record
7/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Zupan, Virginia "Ginny" | Obituaries | helenair.com    Helena Independent Record A promise to her family to live to 100 became perhaps the only one she ever broke when after a brief illness Virginia “Ginny” Zupan died on July 16th at.

Jobs, health and West Virginia - Point Pleasant Register
7/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jobs, health and West Virginia    Point Pleasant Register According to the Minerals Information Institute, each person in the United States requires over 38449 pounds of minerals each year to maintain their stand.

Virginia will help stranded coal miners - Coalfield.com
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia will help stranded coal miners    Coalfield.com A week and a half after a major coal company filed for bankruptcy and shut down operations, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced how Virginia will assist ...

Blackout: Blackjewel bankruptcy leaves workers in the dark, paychecks bouncing - Bristol Herald Courier
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Blackout: Blackjewel bankruptcy leaves workers in the dark, paychecks bouncing    Bristol Herald Courier As major coal producer Blackjewel LLC goes through bankruptcy proceedings, employees at some of the company's mines in Southwest Virginia report that ...

Mining company bankruptcy stills 10 mines in southwest Virginia - Virginia Mercury
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mining company bankruptcy stills 10 mines in southwest Virginia    Virginia Mercury Blackjewel mining company, which last year has 484 employees in Virginia, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Its creditors include Virginia's tax department.

Coal industry responds to Bloomberg’s $500M pledge to close all US coal plants - Fox Business
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal industry responds to Bloomberg’s $500M pledge to close all US coal plants    Fox Business The West Virginia Coal Association says Michael Bloomberg's pledge to shutter the nation's coal industry will hurt the local and state economies.

W.Va. Environmental Groups Take Steps to Sue Coal, Chloride Facilities for Pollution - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. Environmental Groups Take Steps to Sue Coal, Chloride Facilities for Pollution    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The Sierra Club and a coalition of West Virginia-based environmental groups took the first step Tuesday toward taking legal action against companies.

Natural Gas Now Beats Coal, Even in West Virginia - Bloomberg
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Natural Gas Now Beats Coal, Even in West Virginia    Bloomberg The famously coal-centric state is in the midst of a gas-drilling boom but seems ambivalent about it. Wouldn't you be?

20 Virginia coal mines report no injuries in 2018 - Business Insurance
5/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
20 Virginia coal mines report no injuries in 2018    Business Insurance Twenty coal mines in Virginia reported no injuries in 2018, and the state has not reported a coal mining fatality since 2015, the Virginia Department of Mines, ...

How the West Virginia coal industry changed federal endangered species policy - The Washington Post
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
How the West Virginia coal industry changed federal endangered species policy    The Washington Post Trump appointees issued guidance in 2017 that eased permitting for coal mines, but that scientists warn could harm imperiled crayfish.

Consol to develop met coal mine in W.Va. - Kallanish Energy
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Consol to develop met coal mine in W.Va.    Kallanish Energy Consol Energy announced Wednesday it's developing a new low-volume metallurgical coal mining operation in West Virginia's Wyoming County, Kallanish ...

A European plant burns trash for energy in West Virginia. Will it further upend coal? - The Philadelphia Inquirer
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
A European plant burns trash for energy in West Virginia. Will it further upend coal?    The Philadelphia Inquirer In a process similar to composting, trash is dried in batches for 10 to 14 days, while air circulates through it and microbes break down organic material.

WV coal industry looking to recover after decade of production downturn - WV News
4/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
WV coal industry looking to recover after decade of production downturn    WV News CLARKSBURG — While much of the focus has shifted to West Virginia's oil and gas industry in recent years, industry experts say coal still plays a big role in the.

Factories and Coal Mines Bring Income Relief to Some States - Governing
4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Factories and Coal Mines Bring Income Relief to Some States    Governing High-paying blue-collar jobs lifted incomes in West Virginia, New York and Illinois last year, even though the states lost residents.

West Virginia's Trying to Revive Coal, but One Miner Isn't Convinced - Bloomberg
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Trying to Revive Coal, but One Miner Isn't Convinced    Bloomberg West Virginia is dangling tax incentives for coal miners in an attempt to revive operations in the heart of Coal Country. At least one miner, Contura Energy Inc., ...

Hurricane man inducted into West Virginia Coal Hall of Fame - Charleston Gazette-Mail
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hurricane man inducted into West Virginia Coal Hall of Fame    Charleston Gazette-Mail For his more than 50 years of *service* in — and to — West Virginia's coal industry, James Corsaro of Hurricane was inducted into the West Virginia Coal Hall of.

Report: Virginia coal mining jobs increased in 2018 - WYMT News
3/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report: Virginia coal mining jobs increased in 2018    WYMT News Coal mining jobs in Virginia increased in 2018 for the first time in five years.

West Virginia: A Tale of Two Energy Industries | PA Business Central | Marcellus Business Central | Women in Business - Pennsylvania Business Central
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia: A Tale of Two Energy Industries | PA Business Central | Marcellus Business Central | Women in Business    Pennsylvania Business Central In McDowell County, miners are still mining coal 5,000 feet below the surface in the Pay Car Mine in Kimball, West Virginia. It's a dirty and dangerous job, ...

Virginia coal mining jobs increased in 2018 - WJHL-TV News Channel 11
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia coal mining jobs increased in 2018    WJHL-TV News Channel 11 Coal mining jobs in Virginia increased in 2018 for the first time in five years.

Labor union shares concerns about 'outrageous' West Virginia mining bill - Safety+Health magazine
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Labor union shares concerns about 'outrageous' West Virginia mining bill    Safety+Health magazine Triangle, VA — United Mine Workers of America President Cecil E. Roberts recently called proposed legislation that would reduce the scope of mine safety ...

Southwest Virginia awarded grants for innovative coal mine reclamation projects - Appalachian Voices
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southwest Virginia awarded grants for innovative coal mine reclamation projects    Appalachian Voices Norton, Va. — Ten community revitalization projects that will reclaim old coal mining sites in Southwest Virginia will receive $10 million in grant money ...

Coal Miner Killed in Accident at Greenbrier County Mine - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal Miner Killed in Accident at Greenbrier County Mine    West Virginia Public Broadcasting West Virginia officials say a 38-year-old coal miner has died in an accident. The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training said.

Federal funds to help turn Virginia coal mine into solar farm - Energy News Network
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Federal funds to help turn Virginia coal mine into solar farm    Energy News Network The proposed project is set to provide up to 3.5 megawatts of renewable power to data centers in Wise County.

Coal Comeback? Coal At New Low After Two Years Under Trump - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal Comeback? Coal At New Low After Two Years Under Trump    West Virginia Public Broadcasting It's been two years since President Donald Trump took office and began rolling back environmental regulations on the coal industry. At a November rally in ...

Displaced coal miners in West Virginia turn to beekeeping for extra income | TheHill - The Hill
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Displaced coal miners in West Virginia turn to beekeeping for extra income | TheHill    The Hill Workers displaced by the decline of coal-mining communities in West Virginia are now earning extra cash from an environmental restoration project that trains ...

Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Train As Beekeepers To Earn Extra Cash - NPR
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Train As Beekeepers To Earn Extra Cash    NPR In West Virginia, mining jobs have been declining for years, and there have been few other options to make a living. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is ...

Coal Mining Deaths Spiked in Late 2018 - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coal Mining Deaths Spiked in Late 2018    West Virginia Public Broadcasting On this West Virginia Morning, three workplace deaths in late December 2018 provided a grim end of the year for the coal mining industry. As the Ohio.

Virginia officials expected to announce winners of coal mine reuse funding - Energy News Network
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia officials expected to announce winners of coal mine reuse funding    Energy News Network Among the proposals: a project that would transform a former coal mine into a 3.5-megawatt solar farm.

3 Miners Dead In 11 Days: Grim December Caps Year In Coal Mine Safety - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
3 Miners Dead In 11 Days: Grim December Caps Year In Coal Mine Safety    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Just a few months ago, the U.S. coal mining industry was on track for its safest year in history. But in an eleven-day span in late December, three miners died ...

"Mine 9" thriller filmed in Appalachia, depicts dangers of coal mining - WCYB
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
"Mine 9" thriller filmed in Appalachia, depicts dangers of coal mining    WCYB The movie "Mine 9" was partially filmed in Buchanan County, Virginia at theCalico coal mine. The storyline follows nine miners who get trapped miles below the ...

An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Greg Kelly's grandson, Caden, scampers to the tree-shaded creek behind his grandfather's house to catch crawdads, as Kelly shuffles along, trying.

3 People Are Rescued After Days in Abandoned Coal Mine in West Virginia - The New York Times
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
3 People Are Rescued After Days in Abandoned Coal Mine in West Virginia    The New York Times After spending days trapped in an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia, three people were found and rescued on Wednesday evening, the authorities said.

Search continues to locate three people missing in West Virginia coal mine - USA TODAY
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Search continues to locate three people missing in West Virginia coal mine    USA TODAY West Virginia officials are continuing to search for three people reported missing in a coal mine in Clear Creek.

Farmington No. 9: The West Virginia Disaster that Changed Coal Mining Forever - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farmington No. 9: The West Virginia Disaster that Changed Coal Mining Forever    West Virginia Public Broadcasting In 1969, the world's attention turned upward to the Moon, as Neil Armstrong took humankind's first momentous step off Earth onto another world. But that.

In West Virginia Senate race, coal mining takes center stage - Fox News
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
In West Virginia Senate race, coal mining takes center stage    Fox News Everyone in West Virginia has an opinion on Joe Manchin — some more than one. Manchin backs the coal industry and limited regulation while skirting the ...

Coal mining blasts the wonderful out of West Virginia - The Picket
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal mining blasts the wonderful out of West Virginia    The Picket 'Wild and wonderful', West Virginia. A state well known for two things: The vast and beautiful mountainous landscapes, and the contentious coal mining.

Company adding 290 coal-mining jobs in 3 states - WDBJ7
10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Company adding 290 coal-mining jobs in 3 states    WDBJ7 Bluestone Resources says it is hiring 290 more workers for its coal-mining operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia.

Company adding 290 coal-mining jobs in VA, KY, and WV - WJHL-TV News Channel 11
10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Company adding 290 coal-mining jobs in VA, KY, and WV    WJHL-TV News Channel 11 Bluestone Resources says it is hiring 290 more workers for its coal-mining operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia.

Making West Virginia Great Again: The Labor Movement Has Answers For The Coal-Centric State - Forbes
9/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Making West Virginia Great Again: The Labor Movement Has Answers For The Coal-Centric State    Forbes Donald Trump has appealed to the labor movement by telling it that he will help keep their jobs — a message he has delivered to coal country. But the labor ...

Mineral Rights and Surface Use News Items
Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia - Roanoke Times
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia    Roanoke Times CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Charlottesville-based Nature Conservancy has closed on its purchase of 153,000 acres of Appalachian Mountain property in ...

Nature Conservancy obtains 153000 acres of local forest - Coalfield.com
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature Conservancy obtains 153000 acres of local forest    Coalfield.com A project of The Nature Conservancy has acquired 153000 acres of forest land in far Southwest Virginia.

State Supreme Court says Antero Resources can continue drilling for Marcellus shale - West Virginia Record
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
State Supreme Court says Antero Resources can continue drilling for Marcellus shale    West Virginia Record CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the Mass Litigation Panel in an appeal involving Marcellus shale litigation.

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Issues Opinions Addressing the Rights of Surface Owners and Oil and Gas Operators - Lexology
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Issues Opinions Addressing the Rights of Surface Owners and Oil and Gas Operators    Lexology West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals issued two opinions earlier in June that address the interplay between the rights of surface owners who do…

Aston Bay Adds 2.16 g/t Au over 18.07m and 1.90 g/t Au over 22.22m to Drill Results from Its Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA - Junior Mining Network
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Aston Bay Adds 2.16 g/t Au over 18.07m and 1.90 g/t Au over 22.22m to Drill Results from Its Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA    Junior Mining Network TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 27, 2019 / Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V: BAY; OTCQB: ATBHF) ("Aston Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to ...

Royalty owners excited about the future with EQT settlement - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Royalty owners excited about the future with EQT settlement - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A settlement in a class action lawsuit against natural gas giant EQT by 9,500 royalty owners means great things for the future. At least ...

Historic Resources Board Approves Nine Sites for Landmarks Register - NBC 29 News
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Historic Resources Board Approves Nine Sites for Landmarks Register    NBC 29 News The Virginia Board of Historic Resources approved nine sites for listing on the Virginia Landmarks Register.

West Virginia's Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages in Cases Pitting Landowners Against Natural Gas Companies - Pacific Standard
6/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages in Cases Pitting Landowners Against Natural Gas Companies    Pacific Standard A week after the West Virginia Supreme Court unanimously upheld the property rights of landowners battling one natural gas giant, the same court tossed out a ...

Supreme Court upholds ban on uranium mining; state, county officials ecstatic, call it a 'big win for health and safety of Virginians' - YourGV.com
6/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court upholds ban on uranium mining; state, county officials ecstatic, call it a 'big win for health and safety of Virginians'    YourGV.com In a 6-3 vote on Monday, the Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia and upheld a more than three decades-old ban on uranium mining.

In West Virginia, fracking companies lost on trespassing, but a court just gave them a different win - StateImpact Pennsylvania
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
In West Virginia, fracking companies lost on trespassing, but a court just gave them a different win    StateImpact Pennsylvania This article was produced in partnership with the Charleston Gazette-Mail, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. A week after the West ...

West Virginia High Court Favors Antero in Landowner Case - Natural Gas Intelligence
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia High Court Favors Antero in Landowner Case    Natural Gas Intelligence The West Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that found a group of landowners failed to demonstrate how Antero Resources Corp.'s operations have ...

Energy Companies Prevail Against Landowners In Two Cases Involving Subsurface Drilling - Lexology
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Energy Companies Prevail Against Landowners In Two Cases Involving Subsurface Drilling    Lexology Two recent decisions from two different states, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, suggest that courts are becoming increasingly skeptical of landowners…

Fracking Companies Lost on Trespassing, but a Court Just Gave Them a Different Win - ProPublica
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fracking Companies Lost on Trespassing, but a Court Just Gave Them a Different Win    ProPublica As conflicts continue between West Virginians and the state's natural gas industry, complex legal cases are helping some residents, but not others.

Supreme Court sides with gas developers in Harrison County case - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court sides with gas developers in Harrison County case - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court dealt some Harrison County surface owners a loss on Monday, denying their contention that shale ...

West Virginia Landowners' Nuisance Claims Over Fracking Fail - Bloomberg Environment
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Landowners' Nuisance Claims Over Fracking Fail    Bloomberg Environment Nuisance claims brought by dozens of West Virginia property owners over drilling under their property have failed.

Supreme Court sides with surface owners in trespassing suit - West Virginia Record
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court sides with surface owners in trespassing suit    West Virginia Record CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with surface owners in an appeal of a lawsuit where EQT argued it could access mineral ...

West Virginia court finds in favor of landowners in legal dispute with EQT Corp. - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia court finds in favor of landowners in legal dispute with EQT Corp.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Despite five years of legal battles in West Virginia courts, EQT Corp. said its drilling operations won't be significantly impacted by a court decision that both ...

W.Va. Supreme Court: Drilling Rights Are for Minerals Directly Below - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. Supreme Court: Drilling Rights Are for Minerals Directly Below    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The West Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of landowners' claims that a company had no right to drill on their property.

Supreme Court sides with property owners; companies have no right to get natural gas without permission - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court sides with property owners; companies have no right to get natural gas without permission - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Surface owners scored a victory over natural gas developers in a ruling handed down by the state Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Aston Bay Drills 62.51 g/t Au over 1.39m and 35.61 g/t Au over 2.03m at its Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA - Junior Mining Network
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Aston Bay Drills 62.51 g/t Au over 1.39m and 35.61 g/t Au over 2.03m at its Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA    Junior Mining Network TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / June 5, 2019 / Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V: BAY; OTCQB: ATBHF) ("Aston Bay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce ...

Facing Second Lawsuit From Federal Mine Regulators, Justice Coal Companies File Suit Of Their Own - Ohio Valley ReSource
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Facing Second Lawsuit From Federal Mine Regulators, Justice Coal Companies File Suit Of Their Own    Ohio Valley ReSource In apparent anticipation of a federal lawsuit seeking recovery of overdue penalties, coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice have ...

State regulators 'bending over backwards' to accommodate Justice mining companies, environmental groups say - Virginia Mercury
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
State regulators 'bending over backwards' to accommodate Justice mining companies, environmental groups say    Virginia Mercury FLOYD — The numerous coal companies that belong to the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice have allowed thousands of acres of southwest Virginia ...

Aston Bay Commences Drilling on Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA - Junior Mining Network
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Aston Bay Commences Drilling on Buckingham Gold Property in Virginia, USA    Junior Mining Network TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 11, 2019 / Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V: BAY; OTCQB: ATBHF) ("Aston Bay" or the "Company"), through its wholly ...

The Deadbeat Billionaire: The Inside Story Of How West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Ducks Taxes And Slow-Pays His Bills - Forbes
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Deadbeat Billionaire: The Inside Story Of How West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Ducks Taxes And Slow-Pays His Bills    Forbes ames C. Justice II is many things. He is a coal mining billionaire, with an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion. He is the 36th governor of West Virginia. He owns ...

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EQT Doddridge County trespassing case - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EQT Doddridge County trespassing case - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Supreme Court will decide if a lower court judge got it right when he ruled natural gas production company EQT trespassed ...

Data Center Solar Farm To Be Built On Former Virginia Mining Site - Solar Industry
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Data Center Solar Farm To Be Built On Former Virginia Mining Site    Solar Industry Mineral Gap Data Centers' proposed solar energy farm in Wise, Va., has been named one of the 10 projects selected for grant approval from the state's ...

A Guide to Every Permitted Natural Gas Well in West Virginia - ProPublica
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
A Guide to Every Permitted Natural Gas Well in West Virginia    ProPublica This article was produced in partnership with the Charleston Gazette-Mail, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. Since the rise of ...

Silver Viper Minerals Announces Balance of 2018 Drill Results, Outlines 2019 Exploration Activities At The La Virginia Gold-Silver Project, Sonora, Mexico. - Junior Mining Network
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Silver Viper Minerals Announces Balance of 2018 Drill Results, Outlines 2019 Exploration Activities At The La Virginia Gold-Silver Project, Sonora, Mexico.    Junior Mining Network VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (the "Company" or "Silver Viper") (TSX-V: VIPR) is pleased to provide drill results representing ...

EQT Agrees to $53 Million Settlement for Improper Gas Royalty Payments - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
EQT Agrees to $53 Million Settlement for Improper Gas Royalty Payments    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Natural gas driller EQT Corporation has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by thousands of West Virginia gas owners. In the preliminary.

Royalty owners group hopes to improve bill moving through House - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
2/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Royalty owners group hopes to improve bill moving through House - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A group representing royalty owners says it's not pleased with how a bill ended up coming out of a House of Delegates committee this ...

House approves bill on capping orphan gas wells - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
House approves bill on capping orphan gas wells - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. – One of the bills aimed at raising money to cap orphan oil and gas wells cleared the House of Delegates Wednesday and heads to the ...

Bill To Plug Oil, Gas Wells Could Hurt Counties - Wheeling Intelligencer
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill To Plug Oil, Gas Wells Could Hurt Counties    Wheeling Intelligencer CHARLESTON — A new bill could help plug abandoned oil and natural gas wells that dot West Virginia's countryside, but it could hurt the budgets of small cou.

Senate Judiciary Committee passes intermediate court bill - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Senate Judiciary Committee passes intermediate court bill - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Senate Judiciary on Monday approved SB 266, the intermediate appeals court bill, and sent it on to Finance. The committee was ...

Interview: The Scourge of Mountain Top Mining in West Virginia - Human Rights Watch
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Interview: The Scourge of Mountain Top Mining in West Virginia    Human Rights Watch Over the past 30 or 40 years in the Appalachia region of the US, there's been a rise in mountain top removal, where mining companies blast the tops off ...

Sale of older gas wells concerns surface owners lawyer - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sale of older gas wells concerns surface owners lawyer - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A lawyer representing surface owners is drawing attention to the issue of gas wells that are transferred to new ownership as they near ...

Century-Old West Virginia Leases Yield Paltry Gas Royalties. A Suit Could Cut Others’ Payouts to a Trickle, Too. - ProPublica
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Century-Old West Virginia Leases Yield Paltry Gas Royalties. A Suit Could Cut Others’ Payouts to a Trickle, Too.    ProPublica Energy giant EQT is challenging a 36-year-old law that gives residents a bigger share of natural gas profits at a time when the industry is flourishing.

Royalty disputes continue as West Virginia's natural gas industry booms - Charleston Gazette-Mail
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Royalty disputes continue as West Virginia's natural gas industry booms    Charleston Gazette-Mail For decades, Arnold and Mary Richards collected monthly royalty checks — most recently from $1000 to $1500 — for the natural gas sucked up from beneath ...

Second Major Coal Company Declares Bankruptcy During Trump Presidency - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Second Major Coal Company Declares Bankruptcy During Trump Presidency    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Westmoreland Coal Company, one of the oldest mining companies in the country, became the second major coal bankruptcy of the Trump presidency Tuesday ...

Oil and gas industry energizing W.Va. economy - WV News
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil and gas industry energizing W.Va. economy    WV News CHARLESTON — Oil and gas production is one of West Virginia's fastest-growing and most successful industries, easily outpacing other sectors of the economy.

Oil and natural gas industry energizing W.Va. economy - WV News
9/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil and natural gas industry energizing W.Va. economy    WV News CHARLESTON — Oil and gas production is one of West Virginia's fastest-growing and most successful industries, easily outpacing other sectors of the economy.

How One Judge in West Virginia Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents - Pacific Standard
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
How One Judge in West Virginia Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents    Pacific Standard Justice Beth Walker voted to re-open an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that's not even ...

How One W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
How One W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates received national attention last week for impeaching all four of the state's sitting Supreme Court.

How One West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents - ProPublica
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
How One West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents    ProPublica Justice Beth Walker voted to reopen an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that's not even ...

West Virginia is grappling with cost, benefit of natural gas industry. Some see a warning in state's history with coal - StateImpact Pennsylvania
4/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia is grappling with cost, benefit of natural gas industry. Some see a warning in state's history with coal    StateImpact Pennsylvania This article was produced by ProPublica in partnership with the Charleston Gazette-Mail, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. It was a ...

The Coal Industry Extracted a Steep Price From West Virginia. Now Natural Gas Is Leading the State Down the Same Path. - ProPublica
4/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Coal Industry Extracted a Steep Price From West Virginia. Now Natural Gas Is Leading the State Down the Same Path.    ProPublica It's déjà vu for the people who sat here 130 years ago and gave away our coal wealth to big out-of-state companies,” one state senator said. “That's what we're ...

West Virginia's Milestone Co-Tenancy Legislation Expected to Have Varying Impacts - Natural Gas Intelligence
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Milestone Co-Tenancy Legislation Expected to Have Varying Impacts    Natural Gas Intelligence The co-tenancy legislation that passed during this year's regular session in West Virginia is generally expected to aid natural gas development, but exactly how ...

Co-tenancy regulations to positively impact W.Va.'s oil and gas industry - WV News
3/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Co-tenancy regulations to positively impact W.Va.'s oil and gas industry    WV News CLARKSBURG — West Virginia's oil and gas industry is constantly evolving, growing and adapting to keep up with the demands of new regulatory, ...

W. Va.'s Legislature Giveth and Taketh Away: Two New Laws Affecting Oil and Gas Operations - Lexology
3/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
W. Va.'s Legislature Giveth and Taketh Away: Two New Laws Affecting Oil and Gas Operations    Lexology On March 9, 2018, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed two bills into law. The first, House Bill 4268, includes the Cotenancy Modernization and…

West Virginia Cotenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act - JD Supra
3/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Cotenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act    JD Supra Summary of H.B. 4268 - At its core, the Cotenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act ("Act") is a revision to the relationship between cotenants owning ...

Justice signs natural gas bills dealing with owners' rights - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
3/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Justice signs natural gas bills dealing with owners' rights - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice has signed a bill dealing with the rights of multiple owners on a single piece of property. “This co-tenancy law will ...

Legislature, Governor, make right call on co-tenancy drilling bill - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
3/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Legislature, Governor, make right call on co-tenancy drilling bill - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews The teacher and *service* worker strike and related issues have dominated the West Virginia Legislature for the last couple of weeks. In the meantime, however,...

Co-Tenancy Not Forced Pooling | News, Sports, Jobs - Wheeling Intelligencer
2/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Co-Tenancy Not Forced Pooling | News, Sports, Jobs    Wheeling Intelligencer House Bill 4268 in the West Virginia Legislature is called the “Co-tenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act.” It is no secret that there has been.

West Virginia House passes co-tenancy bill | News, Sports, Jobs - Parkersburg News
2/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia House passes co-tenancy bill | News, Sports, Jobs    Parkersburg News CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday passed a bill allowing natural gas drilling on a single property provided at least ...

West Virginia Woman Dragged Out of Capitol for Reading State Reps Political Donations - Newsweek
2/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Woman Dragged Out of Capitol for Reading State Reps Political Donations    Newsweek What happens when you read aloud your state representative's political donations from oil and gas corporations during a public hearing on a bill that will likely ...

Oil Shale News Items
Virginia allocating >$12M for electric buses; new statewide contract - Green Car Congress
6/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia allocating >$12M for electric buses; new statewide contract    Green Car Congress The state of Virginia will allocate more than $12 million in state funding to deploy electric transit buses in three Virginia localities, using nearly $9 million from the ...

Fairfax County and Dominion Energy partner on autonomous electric shuttle pilot - Green Car Congress
6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fairfax County and Dominion Energy partner on autonomous electric shuttle pilot    Green Car Congress Fairfax County, Virginia, and Dominion Energy are partnering on an autonomous electric shuttle pilot tentatively planned for the Merrifield area in Fairfax County.

Marcellus-Utica turn US energy picture upside down - Kallanish Energy
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Marcellus-Utica turn US energy picture upside down    Kallanish Energy The Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and the Utica Shale in eastern Ohio have transformed the U.S. energy picture, Kallanish Energy reports.

UVA researchers devise method for converting retired Li-ion anodes to graphene and GO - Green Car Congress
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
UVA researchers devise method for converting retired Li-ion anodes to graphene and GO    Green Car Congress Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA) have devised a process for converting retired Li-ion battery anodes to graphene and graphene oxide (GO).

George Elmer Wear (July 28, 1919 — Nov. 12, 2018) - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
12/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
George Elmer Wear (July 28, 1919 — Nov. 12, 2018)    Glenwood Springs Post Independent George Elmer Wear, United States Army Brigadier General (Retired), passed away peacefully at the age of 99 surrounded by family in Virginia on Monday, ...

Denbury Adding Eagle Ford to EOR Roster with Penn Virginia Merger - Natural Gas Intelligence
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Denbury Adding Eagle Ford to EOR Roster with Penn Virginia Merger    Natural Gas Intelligence Denbury Resources Inc. has clinched a merger agreement with Eagle Ford Shale pure-play Penn Virginia Corp., a transaction valued at $1.7 billion plus debt ...

With a Presidential Award, This 30-Something WVU Scientist is a Global Energy Expert - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12/20/2015 3:00:00 AM
With a Presidential Award, This 30-Something WVU Scientist is a Global Energy Expert    West Virginia Public Broadcasting He's got a beautiful voice. In fact, he was once a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus - the house chorus for the Boston Symphony Orchestra – and he.

Obama Opens Up Offshore Drilling and Oil and Gas Exploration - ABC News
3/31/2010 3:00:00 AM
Obama Opens Up Offshore Drilling and Oil and Gas Exploration    ABC News In a move that angered environmentalists, President Obama today said he is lifting bans on offshore drilling and oil and gas exploration off the Virginia coast, ...

Voluntary Conservation Practices News Items
Coker helping protect Greensville water, soil | News - Independent-Messenger
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coker helping protect Greensville water, soil | News    Independent-Messenger The Chowan Basin Soil & Water Conservation District is one of 47 in Virginia and one of more than 3000 in the world.

Funding available for residents to improve conservation practices - Fredericksburg.com
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Funding available for residents to improve conservation practices    Fredericksburg.com Virginia has set aside about $4.3 million for agriculture producers to accelerate the implementation of conservation practices to benefit the Chesapeake Bay, ...

Investment in conservation practices to benefit farmers, waterways - Augusta Free Press
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Investment in conservation practices to benefit farmers, waterways    Augusta Free Press Record-high funding for Virginia's cost-share program for agricultural best management practices will enable more farmers to participate.

Governor Northam announces record $73 million in funding for improved agricultural best management practices cost-share program - Chatham Star-Tribune
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor Northam announces record $73 million in funding for improved agricultural best management practices cost-share program    Chatham Star-Tribune Governor Ralph Northam today announced the availability of $73 million to protect water and soil health through the Virginia Agricultural Best Management ...

2019 Legislative Update: New and amended laws impacting commercial real estate and community association clients - JD Supra
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 Legislative Update: New and amended laws impacting commercial real estate and community association clients    JD Supra On July 1, 2019, new laws passed during the 2019 General Assembly session will go into effect in Virginia. As we do every year, Sands Anderson's Commercial ...

IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program - JD Supra
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
IRS Delivers Major Blow to Virginia’s Land Preservation Program    JD Supra On June 11, 2019, the IRS and U.S. Department of Treasury issued final regulations requiring taxpayers to reduce their charitable contribution deduction by the ...

West Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Phase III Watershed Improvement Plan open for public comment - My Buckhannon
4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Phase III Watershed Improvement Plan open for public comment    My Buckhannon CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Chesapeake Bay Program's Phase III Watershed Improvement Plan (WIP) is now open for a 60-day public comment ...

Virginia farmers lag in livestock fencing - Daily Press
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia farmers lag in livestock fencing    Daily Press Two environmental groups found that only 19 percent of the farms in two of Virginia's biggest agricultural counties are fencing livestock from all their streams ...

Article: Cattle farmer uses down-to-earth practices to beef up the soil - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: Cattle farmer uses down-to-earth practices to beef up the soil    The Chesapeake Bay Journal The shaggy Red Devon-Angus and doe-eyed Jersey cattle surrounding Virginia farmer Matt Rales are more than the sum of their parts — though their meat will ...

Environmental groups find something to cheer about from the Northam adminstration - Virginia Mercury
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Environmental groups find something to cheer about from the Northam adminstration    Virginia Mercury For much of his first year in office, Gov. Ralph Northam has gotten himself crosswise with the environmental groups that were big backers of his 2017 campaign.

Omega Protein is up for a sustainable fishing certification, but an environmental group is not having it - Virginia Mercury
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Omega Protein is up for a sustainable fishing certification, but an environmental group is not having it    Virginia Mercury Virginia's most politically contentious fishery — Omega Protein's Reedville menhaden reduction operation — is up for a Marine Stewardship Council certification, ...

Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast - Virginia Mercury
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Federal permits issued for Atlantic seismic testing, including along Virginia coast    Virginia Mercury Federal permits to allow Atlantic seismic testing, a preparatory step for future offshore drilling possibly off the coast of Virginia, were issued Friday despite ...

Norfolk cemetery tours are about history, entertainment, voluntary repair - Virginian-Pilot
9/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Norfolk cemetery tours are about history, entertainment, voluntary repair    Virginian-Pilot Today, many people who visit Norfolk's historical cemeteries are on tours organized by the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation. A program of tours of ...

West Virginia Land Trust acquires land for public use - Parkersburg News
12/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Land Trust acquires land for public use    Parkersburg News OAK HILL, W.Va. — A new destination for outdoor enthusiasts has just been permanently protected in Fayette County. The West Virginia Land Trust has ...

New Mrs. West Virginia loves promoting her state - The Fayette Tribune
7/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
New Mrs. West Virginia loves promoting her state    The Fayette Tribune BECKLEY — Marty Walker has always been more comfortable in a pair of jeans and work boots than a pageant gown and tiara.

Two Central Virginia farmers selected for state conservation award - The Daily Progress
1/9/2016 3:00:00 AM
Two Central Virginia farmers selected for state conservation award    The Daily Progress The Louisa and Orange farmers were awarded for doing their part to protect soil and water resources.

Virginia Department of Forestry: Woman's vision protects family's forest and its valuable legacy with conservation easement - Daily Press
5/13/2013 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Department of Forestry: Woman's vision protects family's forest and its valuable legacy with conservation easement    Daily Press In 1961, when Mrs. Segar White Guy inherited her father's 306-acre tract of unmanaged forestland in Sussex County, she made the long-term commitment to ...