Pipeline support isn't surprising; it's time to build

Since the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was first proposed, we’ve thought it to be a great idea, one rooted in sound economic and environmental data. On the economic side, the pipeline would be a huge boost to the local and state economy, providing hundreds of jobs and expendable income that would be pumped into local restaurants, hotels and shopping venues. On the environmental side, Dominion Ene...

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Poll finds support for Atlantic Coast Pipeline in WV, VA and NC

About 60 percent of West Virginia voters support the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, while about 28 percent oppose it, according to an opinion poll released May 22 by the Consumer Energy Alliance. Men show stronger support for the pipeline, with 67 percent in favor of it and 22 percent against, than do women, with 52 percent of them for it and 33 percent against. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is aw...

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Natural gas -- a solution for W.Va.

As a lawyer and lobbyist for IOGA of WV I read with interest the text of a recent article on the WV MetroNews website discussing the state’s revenue and budget posture. As a past president of IOGA of WV years ago when my career was more exclusively grounded in oil and gas law, I took note of comments therein regarding potential new or increased taxation of oil and gas production activities. ...

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