HB 2275

Intrastate Coal and Use Act

This bill rejects the authority of the federal government to regulate the mining and processing of coal occurring exclusively within the borders of West Virginia, and establishes that authority in the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

Sponsors: Gary G. Howell

ISSUES: Climate

CWV Position: Opposes

Status: Introduced 1/11/23, referred to Energy and Manufacturing, then Judiciary