Entries by CWV

Trophy Rainbow Trout Caught in Kanawha River

Surprising the angler and biologists, a twenty-one inch Rainbow Trout was recently caught in the Kanawha River near downtown Charleston. Trout are rare in the Kanawha in July, when water temperatures can reach 80 degrees. Read more on The Charleston Gazette-Mail or download the PDF»

NOAA Issues 2019 High Tide Flooding Report

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a report detailing the level of high tide flooding (HTF) in 2019. Coastal flooding caused by sea level rise is happening now and will increase each year into the future. Flooding typically occurs when ocean water reaches .5 meter above daily average high tide. This causes water […]

Amazon to Create $2B Climate Fund

Facing criticism for its rising emissions, Amazon has announced the creation of a $2 billion venture capital fund for investing in technology that will help it meet its goal of zero emissions by 2040. Read More»

California Adopts Historic Clean Truck Rules

On June 24, the California Air Resources Board adopted the world’s first zero-emission commercial truck requirements.  The rule, which will require truck makers to sell an increasing number of clean trucks in California to replace notoriously dirty diesel engines, will cut toxic fossil fuel emissions in heavily polluted communities near freeways, ports and freight hubs […]


June 2020 Conservation Update

U.S. Supreme Court Allows the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to Be Built Underneath the Appalachian Trail The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will carry natural gas 604 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina. On June 15, 2020 the Supreme Court decided a challenge to the pipeline brought by a number of Virginia conservation groups and the Sierra […]