Minerals and Energy Resources in Shenandoah Valley Region

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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 (27)
There are 27 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Mineral Rights and Surface Use Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley Region
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington , VA
Christine D. Mehfoud
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies
- Lynchburg, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
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 - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Head of Real Estate Transactional Group - Richmond, VA
Larry Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael James Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Troutman Sanders - Associate - Richmond, VA
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.
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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.

 

 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 420 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
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Biologists / Ecologists
Al Bourgeois
VDGIF Biologist - Verona, VA
Dan Lovelace
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
Fred Frenzel
VDGIF Biologist - Edinburg, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, 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
Deborah Atwood - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for Community Trees
Carrie Gallagher - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
American Agri-Women
American Chestnut Foundation
Meghan Jordan - Director of Communications - Asheville, NC
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
Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D - President - Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Harpers Ferry, WV
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Ron Regan - Executive Director - Washington, DC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Bat Conservation International
Mike Daulton - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Be Wild, Virginia!
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Richmond, VA
Burwell-Van Lennep Foundation
James Klenkar - Millwood, 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
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation
- Middletown, VA
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Gary M. Tabor - Executive Director - Bozeman, MT
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Rebecca LePrell - Virginia Executive Director - 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
Civil War Preservation Trust
Jim Campi - Policy and Communications Director - Washington, DC
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
Frank Lowenstein, Forest Health Program - The Nature Conservancy - Sheffield, MA
Dogwood Alliance
- Asheville, NC
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
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
Ann Heller - Communications Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
James River Association
Bill Street - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Kernstown Battlefield Association
- Winchester, 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
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
Amanda Cooke - Director of Communications - 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
Bryan Burhans - Director of Land Management Programs - 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
Edna Baden - Staff Director - Vienna, VA
Preservation Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Roanoke River Basin Association
- Danville, VA
Rockbridge Area Conservation Council
Barbara Walsh - Executive Director - Lexington, VA
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
John D. Hutchinson V - AICP, Director of Conservation - New Market, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeast Watershed Forum
- Knoxville, TN
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Jackson, MS
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
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 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 Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership
Shuan Butcher - Director of Communications - Waterford, VA
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Trust for Public Land, D.C. / Chesapeake Office
- Washington, DC
The Virginia Speleological Survey
Rick Lambert - PresidentVA
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 Roanoke River Roundtable
- Roanoke, VA
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
Johnny Finch - President - Bumpass, VA
Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc. ('VCLF')
Tom Clarke, CEO - Roanoke, VA
Virginia Forage and Grassland Council
- Crewe, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
VIRGINIAforever
Dennis H. Treacy - Chair - Richmond, VA
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlands Conservation
Julie Morris - President - Venice, FL
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
WildSouth
Ben Prater - Director of Conservation - Asheville , NC
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
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 and Historic Resource Tax Credit
Steve Seidel - Delaware Division of Revenue - Wilmington, DE
Land Preservation Tax Credit
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Land Conservation Program - Richmond, VA
Foresters
Adam Watson
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Allen Watson
Hatchet Creek Forestry Services - Wirtz, VA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andy Eubank
Forestry Management Services - Winchester, VA
Ashby Brown
Woods, Water and Wildlife Inc. - Carrsville, 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
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
Dana Malone
Malone Forestry Consulting - Purcellville, VA
Daniel F. Perkins
Registered Forester NC #1439 - Chester, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Daniel N. Hammond, ACF
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 R. Martin Jr.
Martin Forestry & Realty - Chase CIty, VA
David R. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen, 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
Donald N. Parris
Timber Consultants, Inc. - Concord, VA
Douglas F. Brewster
Wood Brokers Company Inc. - Chester, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Duane Means
Arrow Forestry - New Castle, 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
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Frank O. Brooks Jr.
Forest Resources Management Inc. - Aylett, VA
Fred Schatzki
American Forest Management - Forester - Louisa, 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
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
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jess Crawford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - King William, VA
Jim Vadas
Clearwater Forestry Services - West Point, VA
Joe Hedrick
Natural Bridge Forestry Consultants - Natural Bridge Station, VA
Joe Secoges
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Blacksburg, 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 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
Kyle Parshall
American Forest Management - Forester - South Hill, 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
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 D. Hancock
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Harvest Forester - Raleigh, NC
Peter Gayer
PDG Forestry Services LLC - Forest, VA
Phil Cooley, CF
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
Randy Kyner
C & K Forestry Services - Cumberland, Va
Richard Pace III
- Mt. Jackson, VA
Rick Malm
Domain Timber Advisors, LLC - Regional Forester, Southeast - Fernandina Beach, FL
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
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - 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 Forests Network
- Asheville, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
Wib Owen - SGSF Executive Director - Garner, 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
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
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
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group
- Afton, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
Shannon McCabe - Deputy Executive Director - 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 G. Hubbard
Cooperative Extension Service - Southern Regional Extension Forester - Athens, GA
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
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, VA
Young Forestry Consulting, LLC
Joseph Young - Glennville, PA
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Blue Ridge Land Conservancy
David Perry - Executive Director - Roanoke, VA
Catoctin Land Trust
- Frederick, MD
Civil War Trust
Tom Gilmore - Director of Real Estate - Washington , DC
Land Trust of Virginia
Ashton Cole - Director of Conservation and Stewardship - Middleburg, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
Peggy Stevens - Executive Director - Annandale, VA
Old Dominion Land Conservancy
Henry Stribling - Executive Director - Purcellville, VA
Piedmont Environmental Council
Mike Kane - Director of Conservation - Warrenton, VA
Potomac Conservancy
Emily Warner - Senior Director of Land Conservation - Silver Spring, MD
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Field Office
Michael Lipford - Executive Director - Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Valley Conservation Council
Scott Kelly - Associate Director for Land Protection - Staunton, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington , VA
Christine D. Mehfoud
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Davies & Davies
- Lynchburg, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
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 - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Head of Real Estate Transactional Group - Richmond, VA
Larry Mann
Mann, Vita & Elrod, PLLC - Lexington, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael James Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Troutman Sanders - Associate - Richmond, VA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
Mark Renna - President - 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
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
- Williamsburg, VA
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
Walter A. Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
- Arlington, VA
Conservation Easement program
Alison Teetor - Natural Resources Planner - Berryville, VA
Conservation Marketing Warehouse
Gary Waugh - DCR Public Relations Manager - Richmond, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Firewise Communities - Virginia
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Richmond, VA
Purchase of Development Rights Programs
Andy Sorrell - Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Richmond, VA
Rockbridge Easement Agreement Program
Chris Slaydon - Assistant Director - Lexington, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Nicholas DiPasquale, Director - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
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 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
Gary Moore - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Clyde Cristman - Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Robert 'Bob' W. Duncan - Executive Director - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- 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 Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - 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
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Mitch Hartley - 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
Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
Austin Jamison - Blue Ridge Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane E. Means
Foresters Incorporated - Blacksburg, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
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
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC
 

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Documentary Explores West Virginia Town -- Without Mentioning Trump - 90.5 WESA
1/16/2019 6:01:13 AM
Documentary Explores West Virginia Town -- Without Mentioning Trump    90.5 WESA When Americans talk politics these days, it's almost impossible to avoid the subject of President Donald Trump. And that can be a problem. "Moundsville" ...

How One Socialist Lawmaker Is Trying to Change His State’s Pro-Business Policies - The New York Times
1/16/2019 5:00:34 AM
How One Socialist Lawmaker Is Trying to Change His State’s Pro-Business Policies    The New York Times In Virginia, where Republicans and Democrats have embraced pro-business policies, Lee Carter, a socialist delegate, is fighting to change the status quo.

Some school districts may struggle to find local match for proposed teacher pay raise - Virginia Mercury
1/15/2019 11:45:00 PM
Some school districts may struggle to find local match for proposed teacher pay raise    Virginia Mercury Danielle Kinder has teaching in her family tree — her mom presides over a high school classroom down the hallway from her in Russell County and her sister ...

Monday News: “18 reasons Trump could be a Russian asset”; Trump/GOP Shutdown Day #23; “What 'Lanes' Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?”; Snow Day in Many Virginia School Districts - Blue Virginia
1/14/2019 2:14:00 AM
Monday News: “18 reasons Trump could be a Russian asset”; Trump/GOP Shutdown Day #23; “What 'Lanes' Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?”; Snow Day in Many Virginia School Districts    Blue Virginia by Lowell. Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, January 14. China's exports shrink most in two years, ...

Industry reps weigh in on 2019 legislative goals - WV News
1/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Industry reps weigh in on 2019 legislative goals    WV News CHARLESTON — With the 2019 session of the West Virginia Legislature beginning, various wants and ambitions have been set forth by representatives of the ...

Longwall mining operation under I-70 will require constant vigilance - Martins Ferry Times Leader
1/11/2019 12:03:45 AM
Longwall mining operation under I-70 will require constant vigilance    Martins Ferry Times Leader WHEELING — Expect to see lots of orange, fluorescent green and slow-moving traffic on Interstate 70 at the West Virginia/Pennsylvania state line over the next.

Ohio Valley Senators Again Aim to Shore Up Shaky Pension Plan For Coal Miners - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
1/9/2019 11:46:03 AM
Ohio Valley Senators Again Aim to Shore Up Shaky Pension Plan For Coal Miners    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Following a failed attempt to address a looming crisis in many multi-employer pension programs, two Ohio Valley lawmakers have introduced a bill in.

Drivers on Interstate 70 in for Months of Delays Due to Longwall Mining Near West Virginia/Pennsylvania Line - Wheeling Intelligencer
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Drivers on Interstate 70 in for Months of Delays Due to Longwall Mining Near West Virginia/Pennsylvania Line    Wheeling Intelligencer WHEELING — Expect to see lots of orange, fluorescent green and slow-moving traffic on Interstate 70 at the West Virginia/Pennsylvania state line over the next.

Coal Mining Deaths Spiked in Late 2018 - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
1/7/2019 9:40:42 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.

With a West Virginia drawl, Democrat gives working class a voice in 2020 - San Francisco Chronicle
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
With a West Virginia drawl, Democrat gives working class a voice in 2020    San Francisco Chronicle West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda is the presidential candidate big-name Democrats should fear. Not because he could win, but because he can hammer ...

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 ...

Days without water are a way of life in Southern West Virginia - Williamson Daily News
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Days without water are a way of life in Southern West Virginia    Williamson Daily News GARY, W.Va. - Each morning Tina Coleman turns her faucet, she waits to see what color the water will be when, or if, it flows out.

With Congressional Inaction Black Lung Funding Gutted - Public News Service
12/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
With Congressional Inaction Black Lung Funding Gutted    Public News Service CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Inaction by a stalemated Congress has gutted important black-lung funding, at a time when the number of cases in West Virginia is ...

Virginia House Democrats Accept $50,000 From Coal Mining Company - The Republican Standard
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia House Democrats Accept $50,000 From Coal Mining Company    The Republican Standard Virginia's House Democratic Caucus accepted a $50,000 campaign contribution from the United Coal Company, a major non-union producer of coal with ...

Deregulation under Trump halts West Virginia rivers cleanup - The Columbus Dispatch
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Deregulation under Trump halts West Virginia rivers cleanup    The Columbus Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha River has never been clean, at least not since Colleen Anderson moved here nearly 50 years ago.The river is lined with ...

Donald Trump Said He Saved West Virginia, But the State’s Population Has Declined for the Sixth Year in a Row - Newsweek
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Donald Trump Said He Saved West Virginia, But the State’s Population Has Declined for the Sixth Year in a Row    Newsweek According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, West Virginia lost about 0.5 percent of its population between July 2017 and July 2018. The United States ...

Where to Find West Virginia Pepperoni Rolls In Dallas - Dallas Observer
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Where to Find West Virginia Pepperoni Rolls In Dallas    Dallas Observer Some call pepperoni rolls the unofficial state food of West Virginia, where they were first sold by Giuseppe “Joseph” Argiro at Country Club Bakery in 1927 and ...

Ghost town hidden in W.Va. may soon be accessible to hikers - West Virginia Explorer
12/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ghost town hidden in W.Va. may soon be accessible to hikers    West Virginia Explorer A little-known, practically inaccessible ghost town in the mountains of southern West Virginia may soon be open to those willing to hike there.

Warrants issued for 4 in West Virginia mine rescue case - Rapid City Journal
12/21/2018 6:22:00 PM
Warrants issued for 4 in West Virginia mine rescue case    Rapid City Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A sheriff's office in West Virginia has obtained arrest warrants for four people who entered a coal mine, resulting in three of them ...

Amid Black Lung Surge Pulmonary Rehab Brings Hope To Disabled Miners - WKU Public Radio
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amid Black Lung Surge Pulmonary Rehab Brings Hope To Disabled Miners    WKU Public Radio Marcy Tate grew up in southwest Virginia in a coal mining family. “My father-in-law was a coal miner, my father was a coal miner, my grandfather was a coal.

"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 ...

Amid Black Lung Surge, Pulmonary Rehab Brings Hope To Disabled Miners - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amid Black Lung Surge, Pulmonary Rehab Brings Hope To Disabled Miners    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Marcy Tate grew up in southwest Virginia in a coal mining family. “My father-in-law was a coal miner, my father was a coal miner, my grandfather was a coal.

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.

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.

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 ...

Mine Workers Sue Federal Regulators Over Controversial Mine Safety Decision - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mine Workers Sue Federal Regulators Over Controversial Mine Safety Decision    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The United Mine Workers of America is suing the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, or MSHA, after the agency reduced its heightened oversight.

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.

Enviro Lawsuit Aims To Stop Operations at Raleigh County Surface Mine - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Enviro Lawsuit Aims To Stop Operations at Raleigh County Surface Mine    West Virginia Public Broadcasting A coalition of environmental groups are suing to stop a mountaintop removal coal mining operation in Raleigh County. In the lawsuit filed Friday, Coal.

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 ...

Ky. Coal Mine That Belonged To W.Va. Governor Causes Damaging Floods Again - 89.3 WFPL News Louisville
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ky. Coal Mine That Belonged To W.Va. Governor Causes Damaging Floods Again    89.3 WFPL News Louisville It's a common problem in coal communities. But what sets this one apart is that it's owned by the family of West Virginia Governor, Jim Justice.

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.

Nearly 300 coal mining jobs open in Southwest Virginia, Kentucky - virginiafirst.com
10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Nearly 300 coal mining jobs open in Southwest Virginia, Kentucky    virginiafirst.com WVNS - A release issued by Bluestone Resources on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 announced the company is now hiring. They are looking for 290 additional ...

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.

Injury Rates Jump at Coal Giant Murray's West Virginia Mines - Insurance Journal
10/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Injury Rates Jump at Coal Giant Murray's West Virginia Mines    Insurance Journal Injury rates have more than doubled at five West Virginia coal mines acquired by Murray Energy Corp. in 2013, according to a Reuters review of federal.

Worker killed in machine accident at West Virginia coal mine - WOWK
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Worker killed in machine accident at West Virginia coal mine    WOWK West Virginia regulators say a coal mine employee has died in a machinery accident.

Man dies in coal mining accident - WVVA TV
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Man dies in coal mining accident    WVVA TV A man has died after an accident this morning at the Surface Coal Mine in Greenbrier County. The West Virginia Department of Commerce says Roger W.

West Virginia Is Bleeding Out But Lawmakers Won't Debate Its Economic Survival - Forbes
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Is Bleeding Out But Lawmakers Won't Debate Its Economic Survival    Forbes West Virginia is trying to figure out how to diversify its economy away from coal. But incumbent congressional representatives won't even debate their opponents ...

Top Mine Regulator Addresses Concerns About Dust And Deaths In Coal - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Top Mine Regulator Addresses Concerns About Dust And Deaths In Coal    West Virginia Public Broadcasting As President Trump attempts to revive the struggling coal industry, the administration's top regulator for mine safety used a recent lecture at West.

After failed drug tests, some miners lose hope - Beckley Register-Herald
9/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
After failed drug tests, some miners lose hope    Beckley Register-Herald Some of the coal miners – they never hear from them. The people at the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training don't know whether they ...

From Coal to Music: Appalachia's Connection to the United Kingdom - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
From Coal to Music: Appalachia's Connection to the United Kingdom    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Coal miners and their families in Appalachia take great pride in their work and the fellowship that surrounds coal mining. As Jeremy Brock, one former.

Mine safety office: opioids contributing to injuries - Beckley Register-Herald
9/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mine safety office: opioids contributing to injuries    Beckley Register-Herald The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says that of several reasons coal mine injury rates have increased in recent years, none are ...

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 ...

$7.5 million headed to far Southwest Va. to repurpose mine land for economic development - Roanoke Times
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
$7.5 million headed to far Southwest Va. to repurpose mine land for economic development    Roanoke Times An influx of $7.5 million in federal grant money will allow repurposing of former coal mine lands in far Southwest Virginia for economic development and ...

Coal Miner to Trump: ‘Coal Mining Isn’t Coming Back’ - The New York Times
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal Miner to Trump: ‘Coal Mining Isn’t Coming Back’    The New York Times In the op-ed video above, Nick Mullins, a fifth-generation miner and a ninth-generation Appalachian from Virginia, explains why Trump's sunny rhetoric about the ...

Kentucky coal helped W.Va. governor prosper. Now a bitter fight over the aftermath. - Lexington Herald-Leader
8/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Kentucky coal helped W.Va. governor prosper. Now a bitter fight over the aftermath.    Lexington Herald-Leader West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and coal companies associated with him have shirked property taxes, lied in lawsuits and failed to complete a 2014 deal to fix ...

Study Shows Area the Size of Delaware Affected by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Study Shows Area the Size of Delaware Affected by Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining    West Virginia Public Broadcasting An area roughly the size of Delaware has been mined for coal in Appalachia using mountaintop removal, according to a new study published in the journal.

Meet the Retired Furniture Maker Fighting for Climate Justice—and Coal Miners' Future—in West Virginia - Pacific Standard
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Meet the Retired Furniture Maker Fighting for Climate Justice—and Coal Miners' Future—in West Virginia    Pacific Standard Jim Probst's house and adjacent furniture shop are in Hamlin, a town in Lincoln County, West Virginia. Hamlin is populated mostly by trees clustered along soft, ...

Can a Pro-Coal Democrat in West Virginia Carve a Path for His Party? - The New York Times
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Can a Pro-Coal Democrat in West Virginia Carve a Path for His Party?    The New York Times Richard Ojeda, a populist Democrat riding a wave of labor activism, is making a deep-red House district look flippable, and may show his party a way to win in ...

Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Crawfish Imperiled by Coal Mining - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Crawfish Imperiled by Coal Mining    West Virginia Public Broadcasting A federal lawsuit filed this week by an environmental group alleges two protected crayfish species are being harmed by coal mining in West Virginia,

We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country - The Altamont Enterprise
6/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country    The Altamont Enterprise To the Editor: For most people reading this letter, it is likely that you have never heard of Welch, West Virginia, or Gary, West Virginia. It is likely that the majority ...

Creating farms out of coal-mining sites - Yale Climate Connections
6/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Creating farms out of coal-mining sites    Yale Climate Connections In West Virginia and other areas of Central Appalachia, coal mining has turned the tops of formerly green mountains into rocky plateaus. Hall: “You have ...

Coal Miner Killed in Randolph County Accident - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
6/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal Miner Killed in Randolph County Accident    West Virginia Public Broadcasting A 43-yr-old coal miner from Barbour County died Tuesday after sustaining injuries in a Randolph County mining accident. Ronald R. Taylor was a shuttle car.

Coal miners in West Virginia learn HTML coding as second career - WTOP
5/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal miners in West Virginia learn HTML coding as second career    WTOP (CHARLESTON, W.V.) — Billy Jack Buzzard, a seventh-generation miner from rural West Virginia, had been working in the coal mines for several years before ...

Economic upswing in region: Rep. Griffith excited about coal mining activity and hydroelectric pump station - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
5/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Economic upswing in region: Rep. Griffith excited about coal mining activity and hydroelectric pump station    Bluefield Daily Telegraph The past couple of years have been challenging for Virginia's 9th congressional district, a region that has been adversely impacted by a decline in coal ...

Revolt in West Virginia’s Coal Country - RollingStone.com
4/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Revolt in West Virginia’s Coal Country    RollingStone.com On a sunny January afternoon, Paula Jean Swearengin, a 43-year-old accounting clerk and single mother of four from Coal City, West Virginia, steers a red ...

Don Blankenship Is a West Virginia Senate Candidate. He Lives in Nevada. - The New York Times
4/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Don Blankenship Is a West Virginia Senate Candidate. He Lives in Nevada.    The New York Times KEYSER, W.Va. — Don Blankenship is running for the United States Senate as a proud West Virginian with Appalachian roots, but his primary residence is a ...

Rising Costs, Not Natural Gas, Main Driver of Coal Mine Closures - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
4/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rising Costs, Not Natural Gas, Main Driver of Coal Mine Closures    West Virginia Public Broadcasting A new study finds rising production costs, not cheap natural gas, was the lead factor that drove thousands of coal mines across Appalachia to close.

West Virginia's Coal Tycoon Governor Uses Loophole To Leave Mines And Workers Idle - HuffPost
3/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Coal Tycoon Governor Uses Loophole To Leave Mines And Workers Idle    HuffPost A loophole allows coal companies to declare mines idle and avoid cleanup costs.

Trump Administration Sued Over Records of Coal Mining Threats to West Virginia's Endangered Species - Center for Biological Diversity
3/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump Administration Sued Over Records of Coal Mining Threats to West Virginia's Endangered Species    Center for Biological Diversity CHARLESTON, W.Va.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Appalachian Mountain Advocates sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for refusing to ...

Mineral Rights and Surface Use News Items
WV Supreme Court mulls Marcellus shale mass litigation case - Kallanish Energy
1/17/2019 9:25:15 AM
WV Supreme Court mulls Marcellus shale mass litigation case    Kallanish Energy The West Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments this week that could impact Marcellus Shale play operations statewide, Kallanish Energy reports.

'Reasonably necessary'? How natural gas drilling is changing WV's landscape - Charleston Gazette-Mail
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Reasonably necessary'? How natural gas drilling is changing WV's landscape    Charleston Gazette-Mail Lee Martin loved her 104-acre farm in Wetzel County, West Virginia. The family raised chickens there and rode horses. The kids played in mud puddles. They all ...

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.

West Virginia's Natural Gas Industry Keeps Pushing to… - ProPublica
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Natural Gas Industry Keeps Pushing to…    ProPublica Companies are deducting “post-production” costs or creating shell companies to reduce royalty payments. The firms say they have done nothing wrong.

Two Small Earthquakes Shake Virginia - Patch.com
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Two Small Earthquakes Shake Virginia    Patch.com Another Goochland Earthquake Felt: USGS - Across Virginia, VA - Two minor earthquakes centered in Goochland, Virginia, were recorded Nov. 9 by the U.S. ...

A Virginia Farmer Fights to Harvest His Uranium - Bloomberg
10/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Virginia Farmer Fights to Harvest His Uranium    Bloomberg A U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the state's mining ban divides the town of Chatham, as an environmental group warns of the potential “disaster” for air and ...

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.

Before impeachment, Walker's gas case reversal caused court controversy - Charleston Gazette-Mail
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Before impeachment, Walker's gas case reversal caused court controversy    Charleston Gazette-Mail The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates received national attention last week for impeaching all four of the state's sitting Supreme Court justices.

PIPELINES: Appalachian boom: Potholes, landslides and shattered peace - E&E News
5/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
PIPELINES: Appalachian boom: Potholes, landslides and shattered peace    E&E News MOBLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania now pump more natural gas than Texas. Regulators struggle to keep up as more pipeline is put in the ...

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 ...

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, ...

Pipelines, power plants and potential: oil and gas industries continue to provide - WV News
3/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Pipelines, power plants and potential: oil and gas industries continue to provide    WV News CLARKSBURG — The oil and natural gas industries throughout West Virginia continue to thrive and grow, according to industry experts.

West Virginia's Coal Tycoon Governor Uses Loophole To Leave Mines And Workers Idle - HuffPost
3/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia's Coal Tycoon Governor Uses Loophole To Leave Mines And Workers Idle    HuffPost A loophole allows coal companies to declare mines idle and avoid cleanup costs.

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 - West Virginia MetroNews
3/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Justice signs natural gas bills dealing with owners' rights    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 - West Virginia MetroNews
3/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Legislature, Governor, make right call on co-tenancy drilling bill    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,...

WV Senate advances oil and natural gas drilling bill - Charleston Gazette-Mail
3/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
WV Senate advances oil and natural gas drilling bill    Charleston Gazette-Mail A controversial oil and gas bill passed the West Virginia Senate Saturday morning — the farthest a bill with similar goals has ever gotten.

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 ...

Justice promotes grand bargain on teacher pay and natural gas drilling - West Virginia MetroNews
2/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Justice promotes grand bargain on teacher pay and natural gas drilling    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice, who has EQT board member Bray Cary as a volunteer on his staff, today promoted a grand bargain on natural gas ...

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.

Democratic candidate turns House of Delegates eviction into $45k fundraising haul - Charleston Gazette-Mail
2/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Democratic candidate turns House of Delegates eviction into $45k fundraising haul    Charleston Gazette-Mail Getting escorted out of a public hearing while yelling West Virginia's state motto might have been a best-case scenario for Lissa Lucas' political future.

Natural gas drilling bill strikes balance among mineral and surface rights holders, drillers - West Virginia MetroNews
2/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Natural gas drilling bill strikes balance among mineral and surface rights holders, drillers    West Virginia MetroNews Natural gas production continues to rise in the United States because of increased demand domestically and globally. Improved technology has made it ...

Candidate Ejected From West Virginia House Floor for Listing Lawmakers’ Oil and Gas Donors - The New York Times
2/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Candidate Ejected From West Virginia House Floor for Listing Lawmakers’ Oil and Gas Donors    The New York Times The candidate, Lissa Lucas, was protesting a bill that would make it easier for oil and gas companies to drill on private land.

Co-tenancy bill heads to the House floor - West Virginia MetroNews
2/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Co-tenancy bill heads to the House floor    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill dealing with the rights of land and mineral rights owners on natural gas drilling projects passed out of the House Judiciary ...

Debate begins over natural gas drilling bills - West Virginia MetroNews
1/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Debate begins over natural gas drilling bills    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Debate has started on key pieces of natural gas legislation, particularly co-tenancy policy that would allow drilling on a tract if three ...

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...

How mountaintop mining affects life and landscape - PBS NewsHour
5/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
How mountaintop mining affects life and landscape    PBS NewsHour Deep layers of underground coal are all but gone in West Virginia after 200 years of relentless mining, leaving thinner seams of coal on top of the state's ...

Landowners claim Senate bill gives gas industry all the cards - West Virginia MetroNews
4/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
Landowners claim Senate bill gives gas industry all the cards    West Virginia MetroNews The gas industry believes forced pooling legislation clears the way for gas development, lease owners tell lawmakers the measure gives away West Virginia's ...

State Senate Backs Change for Gas-Drilling Rights - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
State Senate Backs Change for Gas-Drilling Rights    West Virginia Public Broadcasting West Virginia's Senate has voted to authorize natural gas producers to drill when three-fourths of those with royalty rights agree and a reasonable effort.

For sale to the highest campaign contributors: West Virginia private property rights - Farm and Dairy
3/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
For sale to the highest campaign contributors: West Virginia private property rights    Farm and Dairy The West Virginia Senate and House leadership is offering citizen's property rights for sale to the natural gas industry.

Justice Lends Support to Controversial Mineral-Leasing Bills - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/21/2017 3:00:00 AM
Justice Lends Support to Controversial Mineral-Leasing Bills    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Gov. Jim Justice joined energy workers from across West Virginia for a rally at the Capitol Tuesday morning to promote the natural gas industry in the.

Forced Pooling in W.Va.: The Plot Thickens with Industrial Proposals - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12/14/2015 3:00:00 AM
Forced Pooling in W.Va.: The Plot Thickens with Industrial Proposals    West Virginia Public Broadcasting In a dramatic turn of events last year at the statehouse, a bill died on a tie vote during the last night of the 2015 legislative session. The issue was.

Eminent Domain of Gas Rights Discussed Around W.Va. - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
9/7/2015 3:00:00 AM
Eminent Domain of Gas Rights Discussed Around W.Va.    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Eminent domain is when a government entity takes over private property for public use. A piece of legislation is forming that would essentially allow that.

Oil Shale News Items
Denbury Adds Eagle Ford Core With $1.7 Billion Penn Virginia Merger - Oil and Gas Investor
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Denbury Adds Eagle Ford Core With $1.7 Billion Penn Virginia Merger    Oil and Gas Investor Denbury Resources agreed to acquire Penn Virginia in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $1.7 billion, marking the company's entry into the Eagle Ford ...

Form 8-K PENN VIRGINIA CORP For: Oct 29 - StreetInsider.com
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Form 8-K PENN VIRGINIA CORP For: Oct 29    StreetInsider.com (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter). Virginia, 1-13283, 23-1184320. (State or other jurisdiction of. incorporation or organization). Commission.

Panda Power Funds' new gas-fired power plant in Virginia becomes operational - POWER magazine
5/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
Panda Power Funds' new gas-fired power plant in Virginia becomes operational    POWER magazine Panda Power Funds' Stonewall Power Project – a natural gas-fueled combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Leesburg, Virginia – has achieved commercial ...

Tiny Country May Beat Virginia to the Wind Power Punch - WVTF
9/24/2015 3:00:00 AM
Tiny Country May Beat Virginia to the Wind Power Punch    WVTF This week, Dominion Virginia Power said it still hoped to build a couple of wind turbines off Virginia Beach. The federal government has promised more than.

Virginia Tops 2013 List Of The Best States For Business - Forbes
9/25/2013 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Tops 2013 List Of The Best States For Business    Forbes Virginia, North Dakota and Utah lead the way in Forbes' eighth annual look at the best business climates, while Maine and Mississippi bring up the rear.

Voluntary Conservation Practices News Items
Secretary Visits Virginia Farm, Announces Progress on Effort to Reduce Farm Sediment Runoff into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - USDA.gov
12/6/2013 3:00:00 AM
Secretary Visits Virginia Farm, Announces Progress on Effort to Reduce Farm Sediment Runoff into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed    USDA.gov Yesterday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited a Virginia Century Farm in Stafford County to release a new report that shows how farmers like Gerry Silver ...