West Virginia’s industrial might has faded, but as 2020 approaches, the state has two resources that could be crucial to President Donald Trump as he seeks reelection and tries to make good on his pledge of “American energy dominance” — Republican votes and abundant natural gas.
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Delegates rebuffed the notion of a power plant’s role in climate change Tuesday, quickly passing a bill to exempt the plant from paying millions in taxes.
A top delegate in the West Virginia legislature has been hired to do public relations for a controversial manufacturing plant being built in his county.
West Virginia lawmakers on Monday considered a bill to bail out the Pleasants Power Station, a coal-fired plant that, under an agreement in a bankruptcy case, will stay open until 2022.
HUNTINGTON — As U.S. relations with China remain tense, questions continue to swirl around the supposed multibillion-dollar investment that country has stated it plans to make in West Virginia, the latest coming from Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who said he wonders about China’s motives.
It was getting late on March 7 in the West Virginia House of Delegates chamber.
Earlier this month, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled in a case in which local tax departments and gas companies battled over the way property taxes should be calculated. But the companies and counties are still trying to figure out how they’ll be affected by the court’s decision.
The federal government and Atlantic Coast Pipeline have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case in which they say the natural gas project should be allowed to cross the Appalachian Trail.
As the rate of black lung increases, particularly around central Appalachia, congressional leaders were urged to act on Thursday.
The Trump administration’s counter to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan is largely symbolic and will not revive the coal industry, according to experts.
Natural gas producers in West Virginia no longer can drill on one person’s property to reach gas reserves under adjoining or neighboring tracts, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday in a much-anticipated ruling that gives additional leverage to residents struggling with the effects from th…
Thirty years ago, Annetta Coffman watched as her neighbors marched down the streets in Minden, rolling barrels and urging attention to their Fayette County community.