West Virginia

“We are at a crossroads where elected leaders throughout the state have a unique chance to support a balanced, responsible energy policy that satisfies the needs of all West Virginians. CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy will actively engage policymakers so they realize the opportunity West Virginia’s energy resources provide and how our energy needs can be met while also protecting the environment.”

– Greg Kozera, Director of Marketing at Shale Crescent

The average price of gasoline in West Virginia is higher than the national average, leaving a big impact on the roughly 18% of West Virginians who live in poverty. With West Virginians paying in excess of $3,900 per year on energy expenses an individual in the state who is living at the poverty line is spending 33% of their income on energy.

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emissions

Consumer Group Finds West Virginia’s Emissions Declined Despite Oil and Gas Boom

CHARLESTON, WV — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) today released its West Virginia Emissions Brief which showcases the significant emissions reductions and environmental improvements made across the state. This brief further demonstrates that states can reap...
healthcare

Can I Drop My Healthcare Insurance and Still Afford the Costs of Medical Bills?

The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, changed modern day healthcare. As Karen Pollitz, health care policy expert and senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation, explains it, the ACA is...
Charlotte North Carolina

Summer Driving Season Begins This Weekend

While summer is still another month away, nearly 43 million Americans are expected to jump start their travel season this Memorial Day weekend. Hear from CEA's Chris Ventura how families can look to conserve...
Keystone West Virginia

Natural Gas Helps West Virginia Residents Reduce Energy Costs

As West Virginia is producing record levels of natural gas, CEA asks and answers how beneficial this has been for consumers across the state in terms of money saved and jobs created. It has been...

Those Looking for Energy Solutions Should be Applauded, Not Protested

CEA's Chris Ventura expresses disappointment with protestors outside of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association’s recent Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference in Morgantown. It’s easy to protest and say “no” to progress. It’s also easy to...
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