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In WV Coalfields, Dilapidated sites make way for renewal

In WV Coalfields, Dilapidated sites make way for renewal

May 27th, 2015

WILLIAMSON, WV (AP) - Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub in Williamson, WV, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor,...[Read More]

Glass Pickers Gather to Finish Wellsburg, WV, Factory Mural

Glass Pickers Gather to Finish Wellsburg, WV, Factory Mural

May 13th, 2015

You didn't have to be a master artist to pick up a paint brush at the first-ever Brooke Glass Pickers event April 25 in Wellsburg. Organizers encouraged anyone who was willing to brave the gloomy s...[Read More]

RFQ Released for Firm to Conduct Environmental Assessments

RFQ Released for Firm to Conduct Environmental Assessments

May 5th, 2015

West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University and Marshall University’s Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences On behalf of WVDEP Division of Land Restora...[Read More]

Preserving Brooke Glass' History

Preserving Brooke Glass' History

April 27th, 2015

BROOKE COUNTY, W. Va. --- The former Brooke Glass Factory in Wellsburg has been idle for some time now. The business development corporation has been working to use that site for economic development,...[Read More]

Nudging the Immovable Object: Huntington Has Momentum on Brownfield Sites

Nudging the Immovable Object: Huntington Has Momentum on Brownfield Sites

March 24th, 2015

HUNTINGTON - They may be viewed by some as baby steps. But to slay a dragon the size of the four brownfield sites that take up 78 acres in the middle of Huntington, you have to take your time in maki...[Read More]