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W.Va. girl pleads guilty in slaying of Star City teen
A teenager has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and another is facing charges in the disappearance and death of a Star City girl last summer, U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said Wednesday.
Judge: Farmer’s EPA lawsuit will be heard
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is still exerting a permit power that chicken growers contend it doesn’t have, so a federal judge said he won’t dismiss a lawsuit by a West Virginia farmer the agency had accused of polluting the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Bath salts case headed to trial May 14
A Clarksburg man who prosecutors said ran two West Virginia shops that sold large quantities of illegal bath salts will stand trial May 14, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Gov. Tomblin to sign TIF bill Tuesday
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is set to sign into law the TIF bill which will finance a development in Monongalia County which will include a new ballpark for WVU. The Governor will sign the bill during the Backyard Brawl tonight at Hawley Field after the first inning.
W.Va. budget approved without line-item vetoes
For the first time in more than a decade, West Virginia lawmakers are getting the final say on new state spending.
EPA report further divides fracking camps
The Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered its estimate of how much of a potent heat-trapping gas leaks during natural gas production, in a shift with major implications for a debate that has divided environmentalists: Does the recent boom in fracking help or hurt the fight against climate change?
- Construction of slurry dams questioned
Cogeneration could become market for gas producers
Combined heat and power systems that produce electricity through a process called cogeneration are a great potential market for natural gas producers, but experts say outdated policies and anti-competitive regulations are hindering potential growth.
Court upholds EPA block on state mine
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had the legal authority to retroactively veto a water pollution permit for one of West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal coal mines years after it was issued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Donations save Barbour County middle school sports
Middle school sports in Barbour County have been reinstated, thanks to private donations.
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