The numbers say West Virginia American Water and Mountaineer Gas are doing well.
A new lawsuit Gov. Jim Justice, his wife Cathy, their son Jay and more than a dozen companies in the family‚Äôs business empire have filed against a Virginia bank shows Justice‚Äôs financial troubles are longstanding, predating a political career built on an image of business prowess.
A new edition of what‚Äôs considered the definitive document on how global warming affects the country has found West Virginia lagging behind most other states in actions addressing climate change impacts.
An air quality permit application has revealed significant operational information about plans for a West Virginia-backed battery manufacturing plant designed to commercialize a battery that can economically store electricity for 100 hours.
Gov. Jim Justice, his wife, his son and over a dozen companies in his business empire have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking at least $1 billion in damages from a Virginia-based bank the Justices have acknowledged they owe hundreds of millions of dollars.
Wendell Withrow of Arborland Acres estimated he‚Äôd have to pay $300 to $400 more per year for his water service ‚ÄĒ and that his neighbors have already paid dearly.
Before he numbered his days in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spent the morning chairing a hearing on abandoned coal mine land reclamation economic revitalization programs.
A West Virginia Public Service Commission-approved audit of Mon Power and Potomac Edison lobbying expenses intended to cover costs charged to the utilities related to the largest bribery scandal in Ohio history is zeroing in on targets.
A case that could determine the fate of a helicopter belonging to one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies that had been slated for seizure to enforce a roughly $13 million judgment against it has taken a turn.
Gov. Jim Justice and his wife Cathy have acknowledged debt exceeding $300 million to a Virginia bank.
West Virginia has been playing catchup for years in mitigating public health impacts of industrial chemicals linked to increased risks of cancers and high blood pressure.
A ¬“¬◊ńŕ…š-based insurance company has asked a federal court to impose a daily fine of at least $2,500 on one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies for allegedly not paying any of a $500,000-plus judgment.
West Virginians have long had reasons to fear what‚Äôs in the air.
Federal mine regulators say an August fatal incident at a McDowell County mine they initially attributed to medical issues was a drowning that should be charged to the mining industry.
A workers‚Äô compensation insurance provider has sued Bluestone Resources Inc. and other coal companies in Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs troubled business empire over what it says is $1.75 million they owe as a premium on insurance policies.
Political and industrial leaders behind a proposed Appalachian hydrogen hub selected for up to $925 million in federal support this month say blue is green.
The head of the West Virginia Department of Commerce fielded a limited number of questions at a meeting Tuesday to collect ideas on the future of West Virginia‚Äôs newest state park, instead encouraging written comments he said will help shape that future.
Representatives of the coalition behind a proposed West Virginia-centered hydrogen production network revealed some new information while holding back on other project specifics during a virtual community briefing Tuesday evening.
Federal mine regulators didn‚Äôt complete more than 1,500 mandatory mine safety and health inspections over a three-year period, according to a new audit report, a finding that has significant implications in coal-heavy West Virginia.
Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power have filed a new rate increase request with West Virginia utility regulators, asking them to require captive ratepayers to cover the costs of environmental upgrades at their coal-fired plants.
Shannon Yanna says it sounded like a bomb had gone off.
Even after an act of Congress designed to force completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the project‚Äôs lead developer has pushed back its projected time for finishing construction of the project yet again.
Federal officials have scheduled a virtual community briefing on a regional hydrogen production network they have approved up to $925 million to support amid resistance from Appalachian environmental and renewable energy advocates.
Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs campaign has outraised that of Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., in the race for the 2024 U.S. Senate Republican nomination despite Mooney‚Äôs five-month head start.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has scheduled a meeting in Summersville to consider contracting for the financing, construction and operation of new recreational offerings, lodging and facilities at West Virginia‚Äôs newest state park.
At a legislative committee meeting Sunday, West Virginia lawmakers took stock of devastating property and environmental damage resulting from August floods in Eastern Kanawha County.
West Virginia streams that need cleaned up are slipping through the cracks.
A West Virginia-led coalition has garnered federal support for a hydrogen production-based hub of energy and economic development touted by political and industrial leaders and eyed warily by many renewable energy and environmental advocates.
Thursday marked the second anniversary of the West Virginia Public Service Commission making a decision roundly criticized by ratepayer and renewable energy advocates that helped shape the state‚Äôs energy future.
A federal judge has stayed an order he‚Äôd issued last week approving seizure of a helicopter owned by one of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies to enforce a roughly $13 million judgment against the firm.
The West Virginia Public Service Commission has been considering whether to allow Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power to recoup from ratepayers what had been a $552.9 million under-recovery balance in fuel costs as of Feb. 28.
A British Virgin Islands firm has accused one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies of moving a helicopter the firm aims to seize to collect on a roughly $13 million judgment to another state to hide it from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Contracts totaling millions of dollars the West Virginia Department of Transportation‚Äôs head has approved between his department and an engineering consulting firm that employs his son include statewide consulting and planning services, according to documents obtained by the Gazette-Mail.
A judge has ruled that a Florida-based company violated federal water pollution and mine reclamation laws near Kanawha State Forest.
One of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies urged a federal court Friday to stay an order to seize a helicopter to enforce a $10 million-plus judgment the company hasn‚Äôt paid, saying a seizure would harm its other creditors.
A federal court has issued an order for the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a helicopter belonging to one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies in response to the company not paying any of a $10 million-plus judgment against it.
FirstEnergy‚Äôs West Virginia utilities have drawn the ire of West Virginians who generate their own solar electricity or support others doing so.
Federal pipeline regulators have struck a deal with the Mountain Valley Pipeline‚Äôs lead developer requiring corrective measures after they found conditions along the 303-mile project may exist that pose safety risks.
The West Virginia Public Service Commission has scheduled a virtual public comment hearing in a case in which West Virginia American Water has proposed a 31.3% monthly water bill increase for most customers.
A federal judge has ruled that Union Carbide Corp. violated federal water pollution and waste disposal laws through its industrial operations in South ¬“¬◊ńŕ…š.
A federal judge has issued a court order authorizing enforcement of a judgment for payment of over $10 million against one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies.
West Virginia environmental officials say 4,500 gallons of an explosive chemical spilled during a tractor trailer crash on the state Turnpike Thursday morning was contained to a ditch line.
A British Virgin Islands-based firm has asked a U.S. court to approve seizing property of one of Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs coal companies in response to what the it says has been the Justice company‚Äôs failure to pay a court-ordered sum of over $10 million.
The federal government is expected this fall to announce awarding billions of dollars to support hubs of energy and economic development based on hydrogen production throughout the country.
A Preston County resident has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against a FirstEnergy subsidiary alleging FirstEnergy routinely violates West Virginia debt collection laws.
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has faced criticism it hasn‚Äôt done enough to accommodate public participation or ensure sufficient outreach to communities affected by projects it regulates.
Two Alabama environmental nonprofit groups have sued a company in Gov. Jim Justice‚Äôs family business empire with a long history of water pollution violations over what they say are coal sediment discharges that ‚Äúsuffocate‚ÄĚ waterways.
Having faced elevated cancer risk from carcinogenic chemical emissions for years, Kanawha Valley chemical safety advocates say that greater environmental protection is overdue.
The head of the West Virginia Department of Transportation has approved contracts totaling millions of dollars for a major roadway project between his agency and an engineering consulting firm that employs his son as an engineer.
A co-chairman of a legislative committee overseeing the West Virginia Department of Transportation asked the head of the agency that operates the West Virginia Turnpike to produce a cost-benefit analysis.
State transportation officials have allowed HNTB Corp. to be their West Virginia Turnpike engineering consultant for generations.