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November-December 2007 Mountain State Sierran

Local and national energy issues highlite this issue of your Mountain State Sierran, which is in a brand new print format for the first time in almost 20 years!!

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Coal Plant Settlement is Victory for Public Health

by Virginia Cramer (National Media Team) and Paul Wilson (Chapter Chair)
A long legal battle results in a huge victory to clean up coal-fired power plants in Appalachian states

WV Chapter Takes Action Opposing TrAILCO Powerline

by Sally Wilts
Chapter Energy Committee takes the lead opposing the Allegheny Power's TrailCO Powerline

Report from the CCL and Annual Board of Directors Meeting

by Regina Hendrix
Our Vice Chair represented the Chapter at the annual meeting of the Council of Club Leaders

Opposition to TrAIL Power Line Strengthens in West Virginia

by Duane Nichols
The Chapter joins with other environmental and community groups in opposing a 240-mile power transmission line

2008 Legislative Agenda set at WVEC Fall Gathering

by Jim Kotcon, WVEC President
Fall meeting helps WV E-Council set its 2008 Legislative priorities

West Virginia Energy Opportunities Plan

by Duane Nichols
The West Virginia Public Energy Authority has a draft Energy Opportunities Plan for the state, which covers conservation and efficiency but also coal to liquids and other coal-based energy

The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

by Duane Nichols
Conservative Pundits didn't like it, but Al Gore along with the IPCC received the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

Cities, States and Regions are Planning for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

by Chapter Newsletter Feed
Northeastern states lead the way in addressing the Greenhouse Gases that cause Global Warming

Protecting Our Original Wild Gardens

by Irene Muffly, President of the Monongahela Garden Club
This Op-Ed piece appeared in the Dominion Post September 15, 2007

Greenbrier River Trail Outing

by Mike Price, Chapter Outings Leader
A great trip down the Greenbrier River Trail, which was enjoyed by all so much that we just may have to do this one again!

With Mountaintop Removal, Even the Dead Can’t Rest in Peace

by Larry Gibson, Dianne Bady, and Regina Hendrix
Nothing's sacred anymore, even the old family cemetary!


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