SCOTUS to Hear Case on EPA Ozone Reduction Plan

Oral arguments for the challenge to the “good neighbor” pollution rule to be heard in February. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in February regarding a…

Read More

Supreme Court Turns Away Defamation Case

A mining company’s CEO being described as a “felon” was not slander. The Supreme Court denied an appeal made by former mining CEO Donald Blankenship to hold media…

Read More

Pentagon Pulling Most Troops from Border 

Active-duty departures do not include National Guard personnel.  The Pentagon has confirmed that the recall of 1,100 active-duty troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, returning them to their home…

Read More

Supreme Court Allows WV Pipeline Project to Proceed

Order vacates prior construction stays.  The Supreme Court vacated judicial stays this week that were issued earlier this month by the Fourth Circuit Court against the construction of…

Read More

Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction Advances

The Appalachian pipeline was renegotiated as part of the debt ceiling legislation the president signed early this month. White House adviser John Podesta recently defended President Biden’s decision…

Read More

DOJ Sues WV Governor’s Companies over Mining Violations

The action was brought due to unpaid penalties and continued operations. The Department of Justice filed for a civil action against 13 coal-mining companies owned by West Virginia…

Read More

Senate Passes Bill to Halt Student Loan Forgiveness 

A presidential veto is expected.  The Senate passed legislation that overturns the student debt relief plan established by President Biden. That program would give 40 million loan recipients…

Read More

Land Management Bureau Issues Decision on Pipeline

The controversial Appalachian fossil fuel line on its way to construction. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has moved the proposed Mountain Valley pipeline forward to the next…

Read More

FCC Announces Emergency Connectivity Funding

New round of funding will provide digital services for students. The Federal Communications Commission is committing funding to schools and libraries across the U.S. under the Emergency Connectivity…

Read More

USDA Invests in Rural WV Water Infrastructure

Secretary Vilsack and Senator Manchin attend groundbreaking ceremony. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently joined Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia to announce a $75 million…

Read More
Back to top
FE3