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2011-04-07 13:45:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced an amendment that would suspend U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting regulations for stationary sources. Unfortunately, the Senate voted down the amendment late yesterday. West Virginia Manufacturers Association President Karen Price issued the following statement: "West Virginia's chemical industry welcomed Senator Rockefeller's amendment to...

2010-10-06 12:52:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for people with disabilities and mental health problems are calling on Gov. Manchin and the Department of Health and Human Resources to exercise more care and get more input from affected parties before DHHR expands managed care in the Medicaid program. They also want contracts with health maintenance organizations (HMOs) to be bid before they are doubled or tripled in size. "We are dismayed that the department has refused to bid those...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.