After being driven to bankruptcy, environmental groups were able to use cleanup obligations to pressure a major mountaintop removal practitioner to give up mountaintop removal mining. Patriot Coal was having plenty of problems this year. By this summer, the company was filing for bankruptcy and it didn’t take long for union representatives to raise some … Read more
November 21, 2012 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The people with loved ones in a desecrated Logan County cemetery are waiting to see if the gas company responsible for the damage appeals a ruling against it. In the meantime, many of them say the destruction of the graves is a crime that should be prosecuted. James Olbert … Read more
The US Dept. of Energy reports that West Virginia’s average time to fix a power outage is Power 439 minutes per customer, as compared to the national average of 120 minutes. Until 2009 WV had no standards for enforce rules for utilities. Donald E. Walker. a WV engineering technical analyst “Very little, if any, improvement … Read more
July 11, 2012 Still 1,254 without power in Greenbrier County. Greenbrier PGA Results (ended July 8, 2012) PLAYER POS ROUNDS1 2 3 4 TOTAL SCORE OFFICIAL MONEY FedExCup POINTS Ted Potter, Jr. 1 69 67 64 64 264 $ 1,098,000.00 500.00 Troy Kelly 2 69 67 62 66 264 $ 658,800.00 300.00 Charlie Beljan T3 … Read more
12 days + and counting without power for locals in Greenbrier County – But PGA Classic (July 5-8) a charged, electrifying, juiced, power driven, voltaic success!
MonPower is still showing customers in Greenbrier, Monroe and Summers Counties without electricity.
Straight line winds, powerful as a hurricane, knocked out electricity in much of West Virginia June 29. More than a week later, residents without well water, toilets or, in some cases, food, turned to each other to resuscitate old skills at survival. By Rebecca Hartman Huenink SOURCE: Daily Yonder Caroline Smith of Bootstraps Farm in … Read more
Sign in West Virginia, Greenbriar County
As reports of revamped mountaintop removal operations and detonations continue to rock the electricity-bereft disaster areas in the West Virginia coalfields, ailing residents—entering their second week of a mounting humanitarian crisis—expressed disbelief and contempt for the inaction of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and multimillionaire coal baron Jim Justice. Both of these men have been … Read more
Generator keeping husband alive while WV politics favors Greenbriar County electrical needs for PGA Tournemant