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January/February 2008 Mountain State Sierran

Energy issues and the Chapter Excomm election highlight the first 2008 issue.

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West Virginia is Ours! Stop Allegheny Towers!

by Sally Wilts
TRAILCo Campaign Update: Even the PSC staff and experts agree that new Power Line is not justified by the data!

Mountaintop mining adds Newsletter Changes little to West Virginia economy

by Bill Price
Written by Sierra Club's Environmental Justice Coordinator, this article was printed in the Herald-Distpatch on November 18, 2007.

UPDATE: Even the Dead cannot Rest in Peace

by Larry Gibson, Dianne Bady and Regina Hendrix
Coalfield residents report more desecreations of family cemeteries by WV coal companies

This or This?

by Regina Hendrix
Photo-journalism of the development options available in wild and wonderful West Virginia

Energy Conservation Performance Contracts Not Available to Cities and Counties

by Roger Dotson
According to state court decisions, cities and counties are not eligible to participate in Energy Conservation Performance Contracts which are available per West Virginia State Code

WV Environmental Council Seeks Support

by Jim Kotcon, WV Environmental Council President
Funds are needed for the 2008 Legislative season E-Council Lobby Team!

2008 Board of Directors Election Candidates Announced

by Paul Wilson
New Executive Committee members will decide on Board Election endorsements next month!


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