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Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2017
Newsletter Julie Archer February 8, 2017
We know it's been a while since you've heard from us. As the 2017 legislative session gets underway, we wanted to let you know what we've been up to and what we'll be focusing on for the next 60 days.More
Issues: Abandoned wellsDrillilng wasteLand re-unionLegislationNuisance suitsPollution
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Summer 2015
Newsletter WVSORO July 6, 2015
WV-SORO's Take on Forced Pooling Legislation and Its Fate | WV-SORO, Other Organizations Comment on New Air General Permit | Pipeline Companies Threaten, Sue Landowners for Survey Access More
Issues: PipelinesPollutionPoolingWater
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Spring 2014
Newsletter WVSORO May 20, 2014
The Horizontal Well Act passed in December 2011 required the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to conduct three studies regarding various impacts from horizontal well drilling.More
Issues: Horizontal wellsNoiseOil and GasPollution
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Summer 2012
Newsletter WVSORO June 29, 2012
Legislature Passes Weak Marcellus Bill | ‘M word’ avoided at capitol. Bills related to drilling held off until ’13 | Bill Would Increase Opportunities to Rejoin Split Estates | WV-SORO Focusing on Litigation and the CourtsMore
Issues: FloodplainsLand re-unionMarcellus shale
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Fall 2011
Newsletter WVSORO October 4, 2011
Also see Earthworks Factsheet: Epa Hydraulic Fracturing Air Pollution Rules – Talking Points & Background Marcellus Shale Committee Making Progress on New Drilling Regulations, but Surface Owners’ Issues Remain Unaddressed | DEP Accepting Comments on Horizontal Drilling RulesMore
Issues: DEPHorizontal wellsMarcellus shalePollution
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Spring 2011
Newsletter WVSORO March 31, 2011
House Committee Holds Hearing on Marcellus Shale Drilling | Legislature Fails to Address Drilling Concerns | Water Testing Before Drilling Starts: Why and HowMore
Issues: LeasingMarcellus shaleWater
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Fall 2010
Newsletter WVSORO October 7, 2010
WV-SORO Win: Ruling in Well Spacing Case Favors Surface Owners | DOH Establishes New Bonding Policy for Drillers | IRS may have ruled that “free” gas is not incomeMore
Issues: DEPOil and GasPollution
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Spring 2010
Newsletter WVSORO May 8, 2010
Thanks (and No Thanks) to Legislators | Disappointing Session on Surface Owner Issues | Oil and Gas Rule Passes on Last DayMore
Issues: LegislationOil and GasWater
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2010
Newsletter WVSORO February 12, 2010
Surface Owners’ Rights Recognition Act Introduced Bill will give more notice, say to landowners | Strengthening Drilling Rules and Protecting Our Water Resources | Dirty Pool Under the DomeMore
Issues: LegislationWater
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Fall 2009
Newsletter WVSORO November 24, 2009
Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Marcellus Well Spacing Case | WV-SORO Responds to Drilling Rule Changes | What caused big fracking fluid spill in Doddridge County?More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shaleOil and GasPollution
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Summer 2009
Newsletter WVSORO June 11, 2009
A Surface Owner’s Journey through the Legislative Halls in Charleston | Legislative Wrap-Up: Bill of Rights Stalls, but Some Good News | WV SORO Comments on DEP Marcellus "Guidance" DocumentMore
Issues: LegislationMarcellus shale
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Under the Dome 2009
Newsletter WVSORO March 9, 2009
Surface Owners’ Bill of Rights Introduced in the Senate; House Version Expected SoonMore
Issues: LegislationOil and Gas
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – Winter 2009
Newsletter WVSORO February 10, 2009
Legislative Study Committee Hears from Landowners, Industry | Tawney Gas Royalties Case Settled, New Leases Allow Companies to Deduct ExpensesMore
Issues: LeasingLegislationOil and Gas
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – September/October 2008
Newsletter WVSORO October 28, 2008
WV SORO Appeals Ruling on Spacing for Gas Wells Spacing Needed to Protect Landowners | WV SORO Presents Your Concerns to Legislators | Building Momentum Toward a Bill of RightsMore
Issues: LeasingLegislationOil and Gas
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – March/April 2008
Newsletter WVSORO April 9, 2008
Introduction of Bill of Rights Raises Awareness of Driller Abuses | Speaking Truth to PowerMore
Issues: LeasingLegislationOil and Gas
WVSORO Surface Owners’ News – January 2008
Newsletter WVSORO January 19, 2008
WV-SORO Pushing for Surface Owners’ Bill of Rights | More Than 100 Attend WV-SORO’s First Regional Meeting in Weston | More
Issues: LegislationOil and Gas
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