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W.Va. Lawmaker Details Bills On Solar, Water Quality


It was E-Day at the West Virginia Legislature – a focus on the environment when advocates gather to lobby on behalf of environmental policy. Host Suzanne Higgins speaks with a lawmaker who is also an environmental scientist, to review several environmental related bills.

Senior reporter Dave Mistich and reporter Emily Allen also have updates on the latest legislative news from the statehouse.


Higgins is joined by Del. Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, Minority Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee.

There was a sizable gathering for E-Day at the Capitol building. Randy Yohe brings us a report from the rotunda.

A reminder that our energy and environment reporter Brittany Patterson wants to hear your questions concerning energy policy in West Virginia. Find out more here. Your question may be the topic of a story she pursues this session.


Liz McCormick is WVPB's Eastern Panhandle and Education reporter/producer. Liz is a native of Charleston, West Virginia and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and New Media from Shepherd University in 2014. You can connect with Liz via email at emccormick@wvpublic.org or on Twitter @LizMcCormickWV