The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representative who conducted a 90-minute conference call Thursday evening to update the public on the remedial investigation into a toxic pollution site in Minden that has beleaguered residents there for decades asked each person who had questions abo…
RICHMOND, Va. — The developers of the now-canceled Atlantic Coast Pipeline have laid out plans for how they want to go about unwinding the work that was done for the multistate natural gas project and restoring disturbed land.
There have been 10 conventional steam coal plants retired in West Virginia since 2005, and there are only nine left in the state, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration data.
Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power requested permission Wednesday to make upgrades and recover costs regarding recently revised environmental regulations of ash handling and wastewater discharge systems at the John Amos, Mountaineer and Mitchell plants in West Virginia.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the Mountain Valley Pipeline a boost toward one end of the project while it considers another request to accommodate further pipeline construction at the other.
A state legislative committee has advanced revisions to requirements governing West Virginia’s water quality standards that have drawn criticism from environmentalists.
Electric rates will drop by 3.7% next year for West Virginia customers under a settlement between energy efficiency advocates and FirstEnergy subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison.
In August 1985, eight months after the leak of a highly toxic gas called methyl isocyanate from a Union Carbide Corporation pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, that killed thousands and caused permanent disabilities or premature death for many thousands more, an accidental release of aldicarb …
Energy Services of America, a Huntington-based company that provides contracting services for energy-related companies, announced Wednesday the formation of a new, wholly owned subsidiary.
A report from the Center for Energy and Sustainable Development at West Virginia University’s College of Law lays out a roadmap to a future in which West Virginia is powered by renewable energy.
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is investigating an oil spill into a creek that flows into Lake Chaweva in Cross Lanes that was reported Saturday.
An explosion at a Belle chemical plant provided locals a vivid reminder of the potential danger looming over their town.
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday issued an environmental impact statement that supports plans for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to pass through the Jefferson National Forest.
Kanawha County’s director of emergency management said he received a document in a meeting with Optima Chemical and Chemours Co. representatives in the hours after a fatal explosion at Optima’s facility on the Chemours site in Belle Tuesday night. It reveals more about a chemical that emerge…
Chlorinated dry bleach and methanol were present in a fire that burned for two hours after a fatal explosion at the Optima Chemical facility on the Chemours Co.’s site in Belle Tuesday night, according to emergency responders.
Update: Chemicals present in fire after fatal plant explosion, listed in facility inventory don't raise red flags by themselves
West Virginia’s two U.S. senators signaled support Tuesday for legislation that would build on a 2018 law designed to encourage technological innovation in carbon capture usage and storage.
West Virginia political leaders hailed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Monday announcement that it has finalized leaving in place existing air pollution standards for particulate matter, commonly known as soot.
Environmental groups on Thursday filed a pollution settlement with a coal company owned by Gov. Jim Justice’s family. If approved by the federal court, the company would comply with selenium discharge limits and pay $270,000 to the West Virginia Land Trust.