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Understanding Public Notice

From the Public Notice Resource Center: I.     Public Notice Public notice is information alerting citizens of government or government-related activities that may cause a citizen to take action.  Traditionally and effectively newspapers—that are intended for general circulation, published regularly at short intervals, containing intelligence of current news of[Read More…]

Preston County (West Virginia) Office of Emergency Management members receive the 2024 Floodplain Manager of the year award

By Jacob Martin, The Preston County News and Journal KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Preston County Office of Emergency Management Director Duane Hamilton and Floodplain Manager Clark Nicklow have received the 2024 Floodplain Manager of the Year award. The honor was bestowed at this year’s West Virginia Floodplain Management Conference, held in[Read More…]

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U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce over $36 million for three transportation projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On June 21, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, along with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (I-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $36,745,450 from the U.S. Department of Transportation[Read More…]

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WVDEP extends open comment period for reissuance of MS4 General Permit to July 22

General Permit covers discharges to waters of the state from small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) is extending the open comment period for the proposed reissuance of the West Virginia National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Water Pollution[Read More…]

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Michael Williams becomes new Solicitor General

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has named a new solicitor general. Michael Williams, who most recently served as principal deputy solicitor general, will take the reins immediately. He replaces Lindsay See, whom the U.S. Senate confirmed to be a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The solicitor[Read More…]

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Gov. Justice signs bill allocating $50 million for new agriculture lab at West Virginia State University

West Virginia Press Association INSTITUTE, W.Va. — On June 18, Gov. Justice ceremonially signed Senate Bill 1003, which allocates $50 million to construct a new state-of-the-art agricultural laboratory at West Virginia State University.  The cutting-edge facility will house laboratory space for both West Virginia State University and the West Virginia Department of[Read More…]

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