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January - February 2012 Mountain State Sierran

Marcellus Gas drilling, new EPA regs on power plants and climate change. Plus more outings to start off the new year!

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by Beth Little
The Economics of Shale Gas Energy

New EPA Rules on Mercury and Air Toxics for Power Plants

Finally! After 20 years of wrangling, we may get new rules on toxic pollutants from coal power plants.

McKinley Bill Slashes Protections Against Coal Ash Hazards

Our legislators are hard at work, trying to poison as many West Virginians as they can!

A Canadian Perspective on Climate Change

by Danny Little
A view from our northern neighbor where the effects of climate change are already being felt quite widely.

Dawn of the Extreme Energy Era

by Jim Sconyers, Chapter Chair
A view from the West Virginia Chapter Chair

WVU Sierra Student Coalition News and Updates

by Hannah Spencer

Perspectives on Outings - Many Travels

by Dan Soeder, Chapter Outings Chair


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