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Editorial: Will the world go for a carbon tax?

Next year could bring an international treaty that eventually would damage West Virginia’s coal industry, and the gas industry to lesser degree.

The controversial 1997 Kyoto Protocol against air pollution will expire in 2020. To replace...

Jimbo Shivelier: On Capito’s record, why vote Republican?

You cannot get a Republican to vote for a Democrat, so why should Democrats vote Republican? Consider how Shelley Moore Capito voted on certain issues:

1. Legal Services Cuts, H.R.152, Roll Call #18, Jan. 15, 2013. This is an amendment to help...

Letter: How can president go over heads of Congress?

Editor:

In all of my 90-plus years I never observed a president to bypass the Congress and make his own rules. I thought we lived in a democracy where “we the people” passed legislation to lead us to a true democracy. How is it...

Letter: Kudos to Manchin for climate change meeting

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Thank you for Ken Ward’s summary of the meeting between Senators Joe Manchin and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). If a senator from coal country can meet and discuss openly climate change and energy issues with a senator from a...

Readers’ voice: Aug. 29, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvoice@wvgazette.com.

I know that a lot of people who if they are sitting on the porch, riding in a car, walking in a mall, sitting in ...

Editorial: Weaken or neglect chemical storage tank rules?

AS MEMORY of the January water crisis ebbs away, forces are gathering to weaken a law intended to prevent above-ground chemical storage tanks from leaking poison into the water.

Last month, House Speaker Tim Miley asked Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to...

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Editorial: Law enforcement’s ugly toll

Police have killed 5,000 Americans in the past decade — more than the number who died in the Iraq War — according to researcher Matt Agorist and a new documentary film titled “Release Us.” They found that U.S. police...

Alan Rezek: Whose ‘war’ is W.Va. fighting

When is a war not a war? There is a war going on in this country and West Virginians are right in the middle of it. There is a war on coal. Well, maybe not. Lower price and cleaner burning natural gas is bumping coal.

The Federal Clean Water...

Courtesy Patrol was there when needed

Courtesy Patrol was there when needed

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I was traveling from Charleston late at night, having picked up a friend at Yeager Airport. Near Amma, I had a flat tire. I was much relieved, at 10:30 p.m., to see a Courtesy Patrol truck pull ...

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