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Gas Drilling to Start Near Dunkard Creek

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is approving two permits that will allow natural gas drilling near Dunkard Creek

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of November 05, 2003

<br>This week on The Allegheny Front: an ongoing study looking at acid mine drainage in the Monongahela River basin, a look at crea

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Mountaintop Removal Activist Judy Bonds Dies

Opponents of mountaintop mining lost one of their most vocal and well-recognized voices when activist Julia "Judy" Bonds died o

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EPA says WV animal farms must do more to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay

West Virginia has to clean up its waterways in an overall effort to improve the quality of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Only God Should Move Mountains, Group Says

Mountaintop removal mining is one of the most controversial industrial practices of our time.

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What's So Hot About West Virginia? Geothermal Potential Underground

New research is hinting that West Virginia has a lot of energy to offer besides coal and gas.

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WVU signs agreement to join EPA program

West Virginia University is taking steps to make itself more "green." The university has signed an agreement with the Environme

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West Virginia Senator Denounces Mining's Environmental Hazards

The Appalachian political establishment has long been supportive of the coal industry.

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News Analysis: Critics Say Waste Coal Is Not A Green Alternative Fuel

West Virginia has become the second state in the country to include the burning of waste coal as part of its renewable and alternative en

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Officials say West Virginians' Low Fish Consumption Justifies High Mercury Levels

West Virginians don't eat very much fish - that's according to a new study by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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