Environment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 25, 2016) – On Wednesday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill into law that takes a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal EPA “Clean Power Plan” rules. Sen. Gregory Boso (R-Summersville) introduced Senate Bill 691 (SB691) on Feb. 22. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from…

RICHMOND, Va. (March 11, 2016) – A 2nd Virginia bill that would take a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal some EPA rules and regulations in practice passed the state Senate last week and now sits on the governor’s desk awaiting his action. Thirty-three delegates co-sponsored House Bill 2 (HB2). The…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 10, 2016) – A West Virginia bill that would take a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal some EPA rules and regulations in practice passed unanimously out of the state House today and will soon head to the governor’s desk. Sen. Gregory Boso (R-Summersville) introduced Senate Bill 691 (SB691) on…

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 22, 2016) – A Virginia bill that would take a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject federal some EPA rules and regulations in practice passed out of the state House today. Senate Bill 21 (SB21) would require the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to prepare an extensive report highlighting…