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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection: Clean Power Plan Homepage

Attorneys General Ask EPA to Halt Clean Power Plan Implementation Under Stay (Texas, West Virginia) – May 16, 2016

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection: Feasibility Report – For a State Plan under EPA’s Clean Air Act Section 111(d) Rule Regulating Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units – April 20, 2016

West Virginia Coal Association Against Confirmation of SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Garland – March 24, 2016

West Virginia Senate Bill 691 (enacted): Revises statutes to allow that a state plan “may” be based on unit-specific performance standards, not requiring it to be so. Clarifies that the state may adopt a mass-based or rate-based state plan – March 23, 2016

West Virginia Attorney General Urges State Regulators to Halt Planning on Clean Power Plan – February 12, 2016

Multi-State Comments on Federal Implementation Plan (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming) – January 21, 2016

West Virginia Department of Commerce’s Input on the Clean Power Plan to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – January 4, 2016

West Virginia Governor’s Response to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Regarding Obligations on Clean Power Plan – December 31, 2015

Sierra Club Comments on the West Virginia Feasibility Study – December 30, 2015

United Mine Workers of America’s Input on the Clean Power Plan to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – November 12, 2015

AEP’s Input on the Clean Power Plan to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – November 12, 2015

First Energy’s Input on the Clean Power Plan to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – November 6, 2015

Dominion’s Input on the Clean Power Plan to West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – November 5, 2015

23 States (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming) Seek to Block EPA’s Carbon Rule for New Plants – November 3, 2015

24 States File a Motion for Stay on EPA’s Clean Power Plan (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming) – October 23, 2015

24 States Submit a Petition for Review Asking a Federal Court to Strike Down the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming) – October 23, 2015

16 States Apply for a Stay of the Final Rule on Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (AL, AR, AZ, IN, KS, KY, LA, NE, OH, OK, SC, SD, UT, WI, WV, WY) – August 5, 2015

NMA: Price Spikes by State Under EPA’s Clean Power Plan

West Virginia House Delegation Send Letter to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin Urging Him to Not Submit a SIP – June 3, 2015

U.S. District Court Grants Murray Energy Standing to Sue EPA over Failure to Assess Job Impacts as Required in Clean Air Act Section 321 – March 27, 2015

Nineteen State AGs Inform EPA the 111(b) Proposal for “New” Power Plants has Expired and Must be Withdrawn; in Turn, 111(d) Must be Withdrawn (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming) – March 25, 2015

West Virginia House Bill 2004 (enacted): It requires the Department of Environmental Protection to study the feasibility of a state plan and to submit a report to the Legislature determining whether a state plan is feasible, and, if so, recommending a proposed state plan to the Legislature. It also requires the approval of the Legislature before a state plan is submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency – March 3, 2015

West Virginia (Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Energy, and Public Service Commission) Comments on EPA’s Clean Power Plan – December 1, 2014

Multi-State Comments of Republican State Attorneys General (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming) – November 25, 2014

D.C. Cir. Order in State of West Virginia, et al., v. EPA – October 21, 2014

ACCCE: Impacts of EPA’s Carbon Proposal on West Virginia – October 2014 (view Word version)

Multi-state Request for Withdrawal (Alabama, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming) – August 25, 2014

West Virginia et al Petition for Review – August 1, 2014

EPA’s CO2 Rule and 18 States’ Resolutions and Legislation (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wyoming) – August 2014

Comments on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) – July 9, 2014

Amicus Brief of Nine States in Murray Energy Corporation Extraordinary Writ Challenge (sponsored by West Virginia) – June 25, 2014

West Virginia House Bill 4346 (enacted): Authorizes the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Environmental Protection Advisory Council to establish separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal-fired electric generating units and existing natural gas-fired electric generating units. Standards should address cost, adequately-demonstrated and achievable means and efficiency. Allows for flexibility in meeting federal greenhouse gas standards through alternative standards, compliance schedules or regulatory mechanisms – March 8, 2014

FaegreBD Consulting: Obama Energy Policies Costing West Virginia Ratepayers – 2014

Governor:
The Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin (D)
Governor of West Virginia
1900 Kanawha Street
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 558-2000
Email form

Attorney General:
The Honorable Patrick Morrisey (R)
Attorney General of West Virginia
State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E.
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 558-2021
fax (304) 558-0140

Public Service Commission:
The Honorable Michael A. Albert
Chairman
Public Service Commission of West Virginia
201 Brooks Street
Charleston, WV 25301
phone (304) 340-0306
fax (304) 340-3758
malbert@psc.state.wv.us

Air Agency:
William F. Durham
Director
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
phone (304) 926-0475
William.F.Durham@wv.gov

Senate Leadership:
The Honorable Donna J. Boley (R-3)
President Pro Tempore
West Virginia State Senate
Room 206W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 357-7905
donnaboley@suddenlink.net

The Honorable Mitch Carmichael (R-4)
Majority Leader
West Virginia State Senate
Room 227M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 357-7855
Mitch.Carmichael@wvsenate.gov

The Honorable Jeffrey V. Kessler (D-2)
Minority Leader
West Virginia State Senate
Room 257M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 357-7902
jeff.kessler@wvsenate.gov

House Leadership:
The Honorable Tim Armstead (R-40)
Speaker of the House
West Virginia House of Delegates
Room 228M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 340-3210
armstead@wvhouse.gov

The Honorable Daryl Cowles (R-58)
Majority Leader
West Virginia House of Delegates
Room 228M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 340-3220
daryl.cowles@wvhouse.gov

The Honorable Timothy Miley (D-48)
Minority Leader
West Virginia House of Delegates
Room 264M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
phone (304) 340-3240
tim.miley@wvhouse.gov

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