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West Virginia Road Damage Tops $46 Million

July 8, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that road damage from recent flooding now totals $46,859,290. More than a dozen contractors have been hired to restore access to communities and repair major routes. WVDOH crews from around the…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5.7 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in West Virginia

July 1, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $5.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from…

Water Quality Characteristics Identified as Energy Exploration Continues in Monongahela River Basin

April 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Supply

Monongahela River Basin, W. Va. – A recent study comparing historic water quality from the Monongahela River Basin in West Virginia found little change…

Moundsville Power Gets Approval for Private Natural Gas Plant

December 10, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Energy, Plant

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. - Moundsville Power LLC Managing Partner Andrew Dorn said today that he is delighted that the Marshall County Commission has officially approved his company’s PILOT proposal to build a 549-megawatt, privately-financed natural gas power…

Chemical Spill in West Virginia Makes Water Toxic for 300,000 West Virginians

January 13, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Water

A chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia contaminated the Elk River and the state's largest water treatment plant that supplies a nine-county area. The chemical that was spilled is 4-methylcycloheane methanol (MCHM), used in cleaning coal dust. The toxicity…