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James Martin

Department of Environmental Protection Office of Oil and Gas director James Martin fills in members of the Joint Natural Gas Development Committee on the state's preparation to use federal funding for well reclamation during last month's interim legislative session. 

Will West Virginia have enough manpower and oversight to make the most of an unprecedented amount of federal funding to plug and reclaim orphaned gas and oil wells?

It’s a $25 million question.

Mike Tony covers energy and the environment. He can be reached at 304-348-1236 or Follow @Mike__Tony on Twitter. 

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