Next week, Advocates for a Safe Water System will be launching a campaign for a public water system. Those of you who are frequent readers of this blog know that I have often written about West Virginia American Water’s failed expansion strategy and American Water Work’s financial disincentives for investing in infrastructure improvements in West […]

A tragic loss

I am deeply saddened to report that Bill Howley, co-founder and co-editor of this blog, died suddenly in a car accident last Thursday. Bill will always be remembered for his incredible intellect, compassion and deep commitment to fighting for the land and people of West Virginia – and for so much more. A memorial ceremony […]

Comments due Oct 24th on DEP’s draft tank rule

The DEP released its draft rule to regulate aboveground storage tanks under SB 373. The final version of the rule will likely be released in December, before the 2015 legislative session. According to DEP’s website: Members of industry groups, environmental groups and other members of the public who asked to be identified as stakeholders in […]

Events this week

A couple of events this week that may be of interest: Kanawha-Charleston Health Department releasing results of their study of the spill’s economic and health impacts — TONIGHT! (Monday, May 12th): 5-6:30pm at the University of Charleston Riggleman Hall Auditorium. WV International Film Fest sponsoring “An Evening of Films about the Water Crisis” — Tuesday, […]