Minerals and Energy Resources in Northern 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 (23)
There are 23 resources serving Northern Piedmont Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Mineral Rights and Surface Use Organizations & Professionals serving Northern 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 - Managing Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, 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 436 resources serving Northern Piedmont Region in the following categories:
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Biologists / Ecologists
Anderson J. Hudson, PWS, PWD
Virginia Wetland Consulting - Quinton, VA
David Bryan
Private Lands Biologist - Fredericksburg, 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
Fred Frenzel
VDGIF Biologist - Edinburg, VA
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
Justin Folks
Private Lands Biologist - Verona, VA
Kevin Rose
VDGIF Biologist - Fredericksburg, 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
Audubon Society of Northern Virginia
- Reston, VA
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Be Wild, Virginia!
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Brandy Station Foundation
- Brandy Station, VA
Bull Run Mountains Conservancy
Michael Kieffer - Executive Director - Broad Run, VA
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 Collaborative Conservation
Warner College of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
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
Clifton Institute
- Warrenton, VA
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Fauquier-Rappahannock County Master Gardeners
- Warrenton, 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
Goose Creek Association
- Middleburg, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
Krebser Fund for Rappahannock County Conservation
Claire Catlett - Field Representative Fauquier & Rappahannock County - Warrenton, 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
Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection
- Washington, VA
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Rivanna Conservation Society
Alyssa (Lisa) Wittenborn - Program Director - Charlottesville, 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
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 Society of Ornithology
- Williamsburg, 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
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
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
David Warner
TimberLand Consulting - Shanks, WV
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
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
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 Carroll
Appalachian Timberland Management - Winchester, VA
Jim McGlone
Virginia Department of Forestry - Urban Forest Conservationist - Warrenton, VA
Jim Vadas
Clearwater Forestry Services - Mattaponi, VA
Joe Hedrick
Natural Bridge Forestry Consultants - Natural Bridge Station, VA
Joe Rossetti
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Warrenton, 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
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
Kinner Ingram
Virginia Department of Forestry - Urban and Community Forester - Warrenton, 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
Lyttelton Wood
Tree Works - Washington, VA
Mark D. Sims
Sims Forestry Services - Staunton, VA
Mark L. Brashears
- Consulting Forester - Romney, WV
Matthew B. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc. - Capron, 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
Paul M. Haney, ACF
Environmental Timber Management - President - Barboursville, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Peter Gayer
PDG Forestry Services LLC - Forest, VA
Randy Kyner
C & K Forestry Services - Cumberland, VA
Richard Pace III
- Mt. Jackson, VA
Robert E. Smiley
Resource International - Ashland, VA
Rodney Finkbiner
Carolina Forestry - Owner - Raleigh, NC
Sarah Parmelee
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Warrenton, VA
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
Geologists / Hydrologists
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
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
Blue Ridge Foothills Conservancy
- Hood, 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
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
- Annandale, VA
Old Dominion Land Conservancy
- Purcellville, VA
Piedmont Environmental Council
- Warrenton, VA
Potomac Conservancy
- Silver Spring, MD
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
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 - Managing Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, 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
Kim L. Niewolny, Ph.D. - Associate Professor | Community Education and Development - Blacksburg, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, 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
Deer Management Assistance Program
- Forest, 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
Quail Habitat Recovery Cost-Share Program
- Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, 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
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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Coal Mine Electrician Dies In Accident At West Virginia Mine - CBS Pittsburgh
9/17/2019 2:49:00 PM
Coal Mine Electrician Dies In Accident At West Virginia Mine    CBS Pittsburgh CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia officials say a 40-year-old coal mine electrician has died in an accident. The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, ...

Appalachian Economic Diversification Effort Runs Into Roadblocks - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/17/2019 8:25:43 AM
Appalachian Economic Diversification Effort Runs Into Roadblocks    West Virginia Public Broadcasting On this West Virginia Morning, Appalachia's coal country is struggling to diversify its local economies amid the sharp declines in employment at mines and.

West Virginia's role in global economy must continue to expand - WV News
9/17/2019 7:00:00 AM
West Virginia's role in global economy must continue to expand    WV News When outsiders think of West Virginia, they probably don't know just how far the Mountain State has come from the days when President John F. Kennedy toured ...

National Trailfest to attract record ATV enthusiasts - West Virginia Explorer
9/17/2019 6:35:00 AM
National Trailfest to attract record ATV enthusiasts    West Virginia Explorer More than 5000 ATV enthusiasts are expected to visit Gilbert, West Virginia, this October during National Trailfest, now one of the nation's largest all-terrain ...

Seeking 'quick wins' for a distressed region: New economic initiative aimed at Southwest Va. - Virginia Mercury
9/16/2019 8:02:00 PM
Seeking 'quick wins' for a distressed region: New economic initiative aimed at Southwest Va.    Virginia Mercury Southwestern Virginia lawmakers are taking another swing at creating new economic growth in a part of the commonwealth that has lagged far behind Northern ...

W.Va. AG leads coalition in support of energy rule - Herald-Mail Media
9/16/2019 3:30:00 PM
W.Va. AG leads coalition in support of energy rule    Herald-Mail Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently led a coalition of officials from 20 states in supporting the Trump ...

Construction permit granted for Mason County coal-to-liquids plant - WCHS-TV8
9/13/2019 8:42:57 PM
Construction permit granted for Mason County coal-to-liquids plant    WCHS-TV8 After a lot of planning and hard work a 1. 2-billion-dollar project for a coal-to-liquids facility is coming to Mason County. West Virginia Department of ...

Timeline for Briefs Set in Blackjewel 'Hot Goods' Case, Miner Pay Remains Murky - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/13/2019 1:55:37 PM
Timeline for Briefs Set in Blackjewel 'Hot Goods' Case, Miner Pay Remains Murky    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The federal judge presiding over coal operator Blackjewel LLC's bankruptcy has set a timeline in the “hot goods” dispute over millions of dollars worth of.

West Virginia DEP OKs construction permit for coal-to-liquids facility in Mason County - WCHS-TV8
9/13/2019 10:35:00 AM
West Virginia DEP OKs construction permit for coal-to-liquids facility in Mason County    WCHS-TV8 A proposed coal-to-liquids facility in Mason County has been granted a construction permit by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, the ...

In Rural Appalachia, Beekeeping Offers a New Path for Coal Miners - Civil Eats
9/12/2019 5:13:03 AM
In Rural Appalachia, Beekeeping Offers a New Path for Coal Miners    Civil Eats Nearly 40 percent of coal jobs disappeared over the past decade. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is offering West Virginians a new future.

The Causes of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud Ran Deeper Than You May Think - TIME
9/10/2019 12:00:51 PM
The Causes of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud Ran Deeper Than You May Think    TIME More than a century after they made history in Kentucky and West Virginia, the Hatfields and McCoys have become easy shorthand for the very idea of a family ...

Summit in Southwest Virginia focuses on spike in black lung cases - Richmond.com
9/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Summit in Southwest Virginia focuses on spike in black lung cases    Richmond.com BIG STONE GAP, Va. — Cases of black lung — an incurable disease long associated with coal mining — are at their highest levels in 25 years, and on Friday.

Reshaping Appalachia while Remembering the Past — from Coal Mining to Culture - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Reshaping Appalachia while Remembering the Past — from Coal Mining to Culture    West Virginia Public Broadcasting This week on Inside Appalachia, we'll look at how our history is intertwined with our future. We'll hear from coal miners and children about how they are.

New England residents trace their Virginia roots - Coalfield.com
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
New England residents trace their Virginia roots    Coalfield.com BIG STONE GAP — Appalachia and Big Stone Gap received a few out-of-town visitors last week as they traced their roots back to local coal camps.

While 'zombie' mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo - Center for Public Integrity
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
While 'zombie' mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo    Center for Public Integrity As the governor of West Virginia and other mine owners warehouse their operations and avoid cleanup, the Trump administration stifles attempts to write rules ...

Idle Lands: Justice Coal Group Top User of Loophole Allowing Mine Lands to Sit Idle - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idle Lands: Justice Coal Group Top User of Loophole Allowing Mine Lands to Sit Idle    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Standing at an overlook on the top of Black Mountain — the tallest point in Kentucky — the wooded Appalachian mountains stretch on like a sea of green for.

UMWA's Cecil Roberts Talks Climate Change Ahead of 2020 Election - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
UMWA's Cecil Roberts Talks Climate Change Ahead of 2020 Election    West Virginia Public Broadcasting As Democratic 2020 presidential candidates embrace sweeping climate proposals like the Green New Deal to move the U.S. away from fossil fuels, United Mine.

Sills ready to play for '1.8 million people' - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
8/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sills ready to play for '1.8 million people' - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews Story by Jim Bissett/The Dominion Post. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Darius Stills, the West Virginia University football player, would like you to huddle up with ...

Why ex-Cat Neal Brown took his West Virginia football team to a coal mine - Lexington Herald Leader
8/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Why ex-Cat Neal Brown took his West Virginia football team to a coal mine    Lexington Herald Leader New West Virginia NCAA college football coach Neal Brown, a former Kentucky player and assistant coach, took his players on a tour of a coal mine so his ...

Separate sale of Wyoming, West Virginia coal mines approved - Charleston Gazette-Mail
8/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Separate sale of Wyoming, West Virginia coal mines approved    Charleston Gazette-Mail CASPER, Wyo. — A coal company may sell two large Wyoming mines separately from one in West Virginia, a U.S. bankruptcy court has ruled in a development ...

West Virginia Mine Wars Museum gets $30,000 grant | News - The Coal Valley News
8/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Mine Wars Museum gets $30,000 grant | News    The Coal Valley News HD MediaThe National Endowment for the Humanities recently awarded the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum a $30000 challenge grant for The Blair ...

Mine visit an effort by WVU’s Brown to connect with fans - Washington Post
8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mine visit an effort by WVU’s Brown to connect with fans    Washington Post One of Neal Brown's priorities during his first fall camp at West Virginia was to learn more about the Mountaineers' fan base, so the new coach took his team to a ...

West Virginia coach takes Mountaineers to a coal mine - Oklahoman.com
8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia coach takes Mountaineers to a coal mine    Oklahoman.com Neal Brown has punched all the right PR buttons in his eight months as the West Virginia football coach. Even to the point of taking the Mountaineers to a coal ...

Sanders: Support Coal Country While Combating Climate Change - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sanders: Support Coal Country While Combating Climate Change    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has told voters in coal-producing Kentucky that it's possible to be a friend of coal miners and a believer.

POLITICS: Trump hasn't saved coal in W.Va. They don't care - E&E News
8/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
POLITICS: Trump hasn't saved coal in W.Va. They don't care    E&E News WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia voters appear to be rallying around President Trump's energy policies more than they did in 2016, despite ongoing ...

Coalminers getting retrained in beekeeping - GOOD
8/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coalminers getting retrained in beekeeping    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 ...

Blackjewel Miners Ponder the Future of the Coal Industry - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 - Yahoo Finance
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Natural Gas Now Beats Coal, Even in West Virginia    Yahoo Finance For the first time ever, the famously coal-centric state of West Virginia last year produced more natural gas, as measured by energy *content*, than coal.

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 LENORE, W.Va. — Donna Branham was grilling steaks in her backyard when she felt the tremors. She was two miles away from the coal mine, but she could ...

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 ...

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.

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., ...

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.

Three people found alive in West Virginia coal mine, they survived by drinking 'mine water' - AOL
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Three people found alive in West Virginia coal mine, they survived by drinking 'mine water'    AOL Three people found alive Wednesday in an underground coal mine in West Virginia after being trapped for several days survived by drinking "mine water."

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 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.

Mineral Rights and Surface Use News Items
Rhino Resource Partners LP Announces Acquisition of Blackjewel Virginia Assets - GlobeNewswire
9/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
Rhino Resource Partners LP Announces Acquisition of Blackjewel Virginia Assets    GlobeNewswire LEXINGTON, KY, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rhino Resource Partners LP (OTCQB: RHNO) (“Rhino” or the “Partnership”) today announced that it ...

September 7, 2019 | Legal Notices - WV News
9/6/2019 4:50:00 PM
September 7, 2019 | Legal Notices    WV News Pursuant to West Virginia Code §18-5-7(a), the Board of Education of Harrison County, West Virginia ("the Board") will offer for sale at public auction to the ...

Aston Bay Signs Definitive Agreement for Strategic Property Surrounding its Buckingham Gold Project in Virginia, USA - Yahoo Finance
9/6/2019 7:00:00 AM
Aston Bay Signs Definitive Agreement for Strategic Property Surrounding its Buckingham Gold Project in Virginia, USA    Yahoo Finance TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / September 6, 2019 / Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (BAY.V)(ATBHF) (“Aston Bay” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it ...

While 'zombie' mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo - Center for Public Integrity
9/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
While 'zombie' mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo    Center for Public Integrity As the governor of West Virginia and other mine owners warehouse their operations and avoid cleanup, the Trump administration stifles attempts to write rules ...

Kentucky company plans to buy 11 Blackjewel assets - Bristol Herald Courier
8/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kentucky company plans to buy 11 Blackjewel assets    Bristol Herald Courier A Lexington, Kentucky-based company plans to purchase 11 assets from bankrupt coal producer Blackjewel LLC in Virginia, according to a new filing with the ...

Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia - The Daily Progress
7/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature Conservancy buys more than 150,000 acres in western Virginia    The Daily Progress The Charlottesville-based Nature Conservancy has closed its purchase of 153,000 acres of Appalachian Mountain property in Virginia with the intent to protect ...

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.

W.Va. working to bring back bobwhite quail - Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. working to bring back bobwhite quail    Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune HOLDEN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wildlife officials are hoping to bring back the bobwhite quail, which disappeared from the state in the late 1970s thanks to ...

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 - West Virginia MetroNews
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Royalty owners excited about the future with EQT settlement    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.

W.Va. High Court Backs Gas Cos. In Landowner Drilling Row - Law360
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. High Court Backs Gas Cos. In Landowner Drilling Row    Law360 West Virginia's highest court on Monday narrowly held that underground horizontal drilling performed by two natural gas producers didn't unreasonably burden ...

Supreme Court sides with gas developers in Harrison County case - West Virginia MetroNews
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court sides with gas developers in Harrison County case    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 ...

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 ...

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 Governor 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 Governor 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 - West Virginia MetroNews
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EQT Doddridge County trespassing case    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 - West Virginia MetroNews
2/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Royalty owners group hopes to improve bill moving through House    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 - West Virginia MetroNews
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
House approves bill on capping orphan gas wells    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 - West Virginia MetroNews
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sale of older gas wells concerns surface owners lawyer    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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Oil and Gas Association urges passage of co-tenancy bill - WV News
2/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil and Gas Association urges passage of co-tenancy bill    WV News CHARLESTON — Members of the West Virginia Independent Oil and Gas Association are urging the West Virginia Senate to pass a co-tenancy bill without ...

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 votes to boost natural gas drilling - WHSV
2/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia House votes to boost natural gas drilling    WHSV The West Virginia House voted 60-40 on Thursday to allow drilling for natural gas beneath property where 75 percent of owners of its royalty interests agree.

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 ...

Gov Justice looking for grand bargain on natural gas drilling - West Virginia MetroNews
1/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gov Justice looking for grand bargain on natural gas drilling    West Virginia MetroNews The natural gas industry is West Virginia's economic bird-in-the-hand for the future. The state is sitting on enormous reserves of natural gas that are now ...

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 ...

Another Penn Virginia shareholder opposes Denbury Resources deal - Seeking Alpha
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Another Penn Virginia shareholder opposes Denbury Resources deal    Seeking Alpha Denbury Resources (DNR +7.6%) is higher after Penn Virginia (PVAC +1%) 5.2% shareholder Contrarian Capital Management comes out against the proposed ...

Boeing NeXt autonomous electric passenger air vehicle completes first flight; eVTOL with 50-mile range - Green Car Congress
1/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boeing NeXt autonomous electric passenger air vehicle completes first flight; eVTOL with 50-mile range    Green Car Congress Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads ...

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, ...

WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earth elements from acid mine drainage - Green Car Congress
7/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earth elements from acid mine drainage    Green Car Congress West Virginia University (WVU) researchers are opening a new facility to capture rare earth elements (REEs) from acid mine drainage (AMD) from coal mining.

Road Trip to Trump’s Inauguration: ‘Glad to See My Efforts Come to Fruition’ - The New York Times
1/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
Road Trip to Trump’s Inauguration: ‘Glad to See My Efforts Come to Fruition’    The New York Times The New York Times drove to Friday's inauguration with a Trump supporter from West Virginia, a freshman state senator who owns a used-car lot.

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.

Tr-Ash Talk: $2 Billion Coal Ash Suit In Chesapeake - unEARTHED, from Earthjustice
2/22/2012 3:00:00 AM
Tr-Ash Talk: $2 Billion Coal Ash Suit In Chesapeake    unEARTHED, from Earthjustice On Tuesday, Virginia attorney Ted G. Yoakam, representing nearly 400 people living near the Battlefield Golf Club in Chesapeake, refiled a lawsuit against ...

Methane Gas Explosion Blamed for West Virginia Coal Mining Accident - 80beats : 80beats - Discover Magazine
4/6/2010 3:00:00 AM
Methane Gas Explosion Blamed for West Virginia Coal Mining Accident - 80beats : 80beats    Discover Magazine The West Virginia coal mining accident yesterday killed at least 25, and hope is starting to fade for finding the four missing miners alive. It's the deadliest mining ...

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
As cleanup deadline looms, Virginia mulls pushing Chesapeake Bay Act's reach westward - Virginia Mercury
9/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
As cleanup deadline looms, Virginia mulls pushing Chesapeake Bay Act's reach westward    Virginia Mercury Virginia's potential expansion of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act west of I-95 raises concerns among farmers and hopes for state water quality goals.

Watershed plan offers mixed bag for Virginia farmers - Augusta Free Press
9/7/2019 3:52:30 PM
Watershed plan offers mixed bag for Virginia farmers    Augusta Free Press Virginia's largest agricultural advocacy group has mixed feelings about Gov. Ralph Northam's restoration plan for Virginia's portion of the Chesapeake Bay.

A farm finalist - Point Pleasant Register
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
A farm finalist    Point Pleasant Register POINT PLEASANT — A local farm was recently selected as a finalist for the 2019 West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year.Donald and Alice Hussell o.

2019 West Virginia Conservation Farm finalists named | News, Sports, Jobs - Parkersburg News
9/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 West Virginia Conservation Farm finalists named | News, Sports, Jobs    Parkersburg News CHARLESTON — Mason County cattle farmers who participate in a federal conservation program to improve water quality by reducing pollutants and erosion on ...

Governor Northam Announces Release of Virginia's Final Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan - Blue Virginia
8/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor Northam Announces Release of Virginia's Final Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan    Blue Virginia The following press release is from Gov. Ralph Northam's office. The usual caveat/complaint: without aggressively tackling greenhouse gas emissions, including ...

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.

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 Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition - Lancaster Farming
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Organizations Unite for Watershed Improvement | Southern Edition    Lancaster Farming The Eastern Panhandle Watershed Group Meeting is an annual event that brings together local non-profit watershed groups, agencies and other organizations ...

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 ...

John Cobb is named Tree Farmer of the Year 2019 By the WV Senate - WV News
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
John Cobb is named Tree Farmer of the Year 2019 By the WV Senate    WV News On Monday Feb. 11, West Virginia Senator Mike Romano, who represents Lewis County, read a resolution he wrote acknowledging John Cobb as Tree Farmer ...

Full list: Everyone who has called for Ralph Northam's resignation - Axios
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Full list: Everyone who has called for Ralph Northam's resignation    Axios Embattled Virginia Gov. Democratic Ralph Northam remains in office despite a wave of lawmakers, former politicians and special interest groups that have ...

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 ...

Some state employees can now shop for cheaper medical procedures — when will the rest of us be able to? - Virginia Mercury
10/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Some state employees can now shop for cheaper medical procedures — when will the rest of us be able to?    Virginia Mercury A new program lets 160,000 state employees price shop for medical procedures, such as mammograms or colonoscopies, and if they choose a cheaper option, ...

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 ...

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.