DMME’s Fracking Regulations – Public Comment Period

Background document and resource materials provided by the Southern Environmental Law Center: For the last two years, DMME has been considering improvements to Virginia’s oil and gas regulations— the process was initiated by an industry petition in December 2013 to use FracFocus in Virginia as a method to disclose fracking fluids used in well stimulation. DMME […]

Making the pen mighty: Communicating for conservation

Want to change the world (or at least clean up your local waterway)? Earlier this summer, The Downstream Project joined other Virginia and West Virginia conservation professionals in a workshop led by the communications firm Water Words That Work, hosted by the WV Conservation Agency. Water Works founder Eric Eckl shared his formula for stimulating […]