CHARLESTON — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit overturned a previous ruling, siding with the Environmental Protection Agency relating to a 2015 lawsuit filed by environmental groups.
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CHARLESTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently shifted oversight of coal combustion byproducts from the federal level to the state level for the first time.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney thinks the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's newly proposed regulations could provide the energy industry with a much needed pathway to greater transparency.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins said he has invited Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to come to West Virginia to see the resurgence of the region’s coal mining industry after the Trump administration relaxed alleged damaging regulations enacted by the Obama administration.
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CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a petition to protect West Virginia coal jobs by demanding the federal government clarify onerous regulations that stymie the production of steel.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led a 21-state effort to help shape the potential creation of any new regulation that would effectively replace the so-called Clean Power Plan.
It was a happy day in mining country last fall when Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the Trump Administration would scrap the EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP) and the onerous emission standards purposefully designed to shutdown the coal industry.
The bipartisan coalition filed a public comment letter as part of the EPA's proposed repeal of the plan. It encourages the agency to eliminate the Obama-era rule and return authority to manage energy resources to the states.
The war on coal is officially over. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced last week that the Trump Administration is abandoning the Clean Power Plan that was created to cripple the coal industry in America.
MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia University professor says the EPA’s elimination of the Clean Power Plan will have little effect on bringing back coal jobs.
WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration is abandoning the Clean Power Plan which was supposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel, is leading a 25-state coalition in support of permanently rescinding language used in the 2015 Waters of the United States rule.
President Obama and his bureaucrats laughed at the citizens of West Virginia and our representatives for eight years as they waged their wicked war on coal (on behalf of other energy interests, foreign and domestic), but who's laughing now? We are, and so is U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel and 20 other state attorneys general are praising the repeal of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States Rule. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a notice June 27 to withdraw the Obama-era rule.
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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel, are leading a 20-state coalition in requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preserve the role of the states in protecting the nation’s water sources.
Last year, West Virginia State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and peers from other states successfully challenged the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan (CPP) in court and delayed its implementation.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a coalition that has filed a motion to intervene in a case that seeks to prevent the federal government from halting its unlawful oil and natural gas rule.
It might be too early yet to join Larry and Balki of TV's Perfect Strangers in their exuberant Dance of Joy, but the time of jubilation and celebration is fast approaching. There's been a ceasefire in the war on coal.