WV coal forum presentations available online

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October 16, 2008 by NRCCE News

Imagine West VirginiaMorgantown, W.Va. — PowerPoint presentations by Jeff Herholdt, director of the West Virginia Division of Energy, Pat Getty and Rick Remish of Imagine West Virginia, and Curt Peterson, vice president for research at WVU, are available online. The presentations were part of the West Virginia Coal Forum focusing on the Imagine West Virginia report, Coal: Energy, the Environment and West Virginia. Approximately 90 people heard discussions about the 10 recommendations outlined in the report. The seminar was held in NRCCE’s Assembly Room on October 15.

Presenters included: Chris Hamilton, Sr. VP WVCA and Co-chair, WV Coal Forum; WVU Interim President C. Peter Magrath; a taped presentation by Senator Jay Rockefeller; Jeff Herholdt, Director WV Division of Energy speaking for Governor Joe Manchin; Rick Remish, Director Imagine WV and Pat Getty, Board Member of Imagine West Virginia and President of the Benedum Foundation. Richard Bajura, NRCCE Director, chaired the panel session featuring: Curt Peterson, WVU Vice President of Research; Scott Klara, NETL Director of the Strategic Center for Coal; Randy Huffman, Secretary of the WV Dept. of Environmental Protection; Allan Tweddle, member Public Energy Authority; and Fred Tucker, UMWA representative and Co-chair of the WV Coal Forum.

Find out more and download forum presentations at the NRCCE Coal Forum website.