Carbon pollution is having a big impact
on our weather in West Virginia.

It seems like half the time we’re either in a drought or dealing with flooded creeks and rivers that threaten our families and neighbors. It’s hurting farmers and raising our food prices, too. Scientists say if we cut back on pollution, we can leave a safe and healthy West Virginia. But we have to do it now. Later is too late. The good news is we can!

Our Home Town

West Virginians always lend a hand to help a neighbor. That’s who we are. We need elected leaders to do their part, and stop making things worse.

Our Choice

Our motto is Mountaineers are always free. But our government restricts our rights when it comes to choosing energy for our homes.

Our Responsibility

Yes, we can have good jobs and a healthy environment. Our young people deserve both. We need both to keep your youth in West Virginia.

Our Money

It’s not just the temperature that’s going up. So is the price of food, utilities, and insurance. That’s the hidden cost of climate change.

Our Heritage

Mountaineers are outdoor people. We fish, we hunt. We know what grows in the woods. Our Sunday rides are in boats. Everything is changing.

Early Voting for Primary Begins May 1

Early voting for West Virginia’s May 14 Primary Election Day gets underway May 1 and continues until Saturday May 11.

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Coal Baron Jim Justice Vetoes Modest Solar Bill

Nothing shows how desperately West Virginia needs a change than Jim Justice’s veto of HB 5528. Coal fuels 92% of West Virginia’s electric generation, while renewable solar energy is responsible for less than 2%. HB 5528 would have made a…

Early Primary Voting Begins May 1

With Primary Election Day set for May 14 (always the second Tuesday of May in even years), in-person early voting will begin May 1 and run through Saturday, May 11. According to West Virginia code: “Beginning on the 13th day and continuing…
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What’s Driving Electric Vehicles at the Legislature?

Nationally there has been great interest in electric plug-in vehicles. In West Virginia not so much. The Biden Administration has identified alternative fuel vehicles, including EVs, as one means of reducing greenhouse gasses. The West Virginia…
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West Virginia’s Orphan Well Problem

Carbon dioxide is by far the largest contributor to climate change, and it comes from recognizable fossil fuel sources such as coal-burning utilities, and automobile tailpipes. Carbon dioxide persists in the atmosphere for hundreds of years,…
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Solar Power Back on the Agenda at the Legislature

A bill authorizing community solar programs in West Virginia was introduced in the House of Delegates on January 17, 2024. The bill, HB 4834, would extend the benefits of solar energy to electric consumers who have no roof space, live in shady…
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New Energy Jobs Await West Virginia – If We Just Elect the Right Legislators

Anyone who has been to Weirton in the last decade has seen the shuttered steel plant, with its miles of pipelines, squarely in the middle of town. Now there is new life and hope in Weirton thanks to Form Energy’s long-duration battery facility…