Top News & Analysis West Virginia

  • Aug 16- EQM Midstream Partners LP has told U.S. federal regulators the company would stop some work on its long-delayed Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a couple of permits. EQM's decision to suspend work was in response to a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club earlier this week in the...

  • MONACA, Pa./ WASHINGTON, Aug 13- President Donald Trump told workers on Tuesday at a $6 billion petrochemicals plant being built in western Pennsylvania that more big U.S. energy projects were coming as his administration rolls back environmental regulations. Trump won Pennsylvania in that election by less than 1 percentage point, and he has visited the state...

  • Aug 9- Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc said it is working on a plan to put in service a couple of pipelines adjacent to the Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline in Kentucky that exploded on Aug. 1, killing one person. Enbridge said Texas Eastern has three lines between its Danville and Tompkinsville compressors in Kentucky that make up its 30- inch system.

  • Gov. Jim Justice delivers his first State of the State speech on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Charleston, West Virginia.

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican in 2017. He joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest news out of the 2020 Democratic primaries and President Trump's trade agenda.

  • Aug 1- A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The blast, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was the second so far this year on Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc's Texas...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, shut a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy firm Enbridge Inc,...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was on a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy...

  • His aggressive tactics on trade, including 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that prompted retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, have made companies uncertain about the future and more hesitant to invest. In the edition circulated ahead of Wednesday's Fed meeting, a company in the Northeast complaining about the cost of keeping track of tariffs and a...

  • His aggressive tactics on trade, including 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that prompted retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, have made companies uncertain about the future and more hesitant to invest. In the edition circulated ahead of Wednesday's Fed meeting, a company in the Northeast complaining about the cost of keeping track of tariffs and a...

  • July 26- A U.S. appeals court on Friday vacated a permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that allowed Dominion Energy Inc to build its Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina in areas inhabited by threatened or endangered species. Dominion suspended construction of the long-delayed project in early December after the 4th...

  • July 26- A U.S. appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday vacated a permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that allowed Dominion Energy Inc to build its Atlantic Coast natural gas pipe from West Virginia to North Carolina in areas inhabited by threatened or endangered species.

  • Federal prosecutors in Cincinnati charged Miami-Luken Inc and four people with conspiring to distribute controlled substances in the second U.S. criminal case against a drug distributor over its role in a crisis that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. The indictment charged the Springboro, Ohio- based company; Anthony Rattini, its former president;...

  • Railroad tracks leading into the historic train depot in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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  • June 26- The U.S. Solicitor General and Dominion Energy Inc asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a decision that stopped Dominion from building the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. In December, the appeals court vacated a permit that allowed the Atlantic Coast pipe to cross the Appalachian Trail on National...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Xi Jinping (R) , China's president, shake hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.

    A proposal hastily assembled without assessments of national security or geopolitical risks is unfulfilled two years later.

  • June 19- Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis- based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States. Apple also carries out repairs at its stores, but there are several U.S. states- including Vermont, West Virginia, both Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming- with no...

  • June 17- EQM Midstream Partners LP said on Monday it had raised the estimated cost of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to $4.8- $5.0 billion and delayed the projected completion to mid-2020 due to ongoing legal and regulatory challenges. Crossing the trail became an issue after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth...

  • Solicitor General asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to extend the time the government has to file a petition in an appeal of a circuit court decision preventing Dominion Energy Inc from building the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. Some analysts think Dominion could cancel the pipeline if the Supreme Court...

  • The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin. Even some existing U.S. mines are in China's orbit, with domestic production of so-called rare earth minerals reliant on Chinese processing and now caught up in the U.S.-...

  • May 7- Drugmaker Mylan NV on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and failed to provide greater clarity on a potential revamp of the company's strategy, sending its shares down 17 percent to a more than six-and-a-half year low. Mylan has been grappling with lower drug prices as well as problems at its Morgantown facility in West Virginia...