Lexington, Ky. -- To help small communities manage their water utilities, the University of Kentucky and West Virginia University are offering a free, full day workshop entitled, “Sustainable Management of Rural and Small Water and Wastewater Systems.”
Morgantown, W.Va. -- Representatives from the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium will be at NACE Automechanika Chicago July 26-29 to showcase NAFTC products and services, including the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Training Educator – which was recently converted to run on propane autogas in addition to electricity and gasoline.
so, the NAFTC will hold training classes on the importance of AFV safety training,
propane autogas vehicles, and electric drive vehicles during the event.
Morgantown, W.Va. — The American Society of Mining and Reclamation gave its 2017
Pioneers in Reclamation Award to
Dr. Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the
West Virginia Water Research Institute, for his significant impact to and advancement
of the art and science of land reclamation over his career.
“The role of science is to make the world a better and safer place,” Ziemkiewicz said.
Don’t miss the Redevelopment Expert Exchange May webinar!
Learn how the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office can help with your BAD Buildings!
Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Morgantown, W.Va. – Sponsor and exhibitor registration is now open for the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference. Join us October 12th and13th at the National Conservation Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia for this excellent educational and networking opportunity.
Four levels of sponsorship are offered: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Each level varies slightly, but they all include free registration(s) to all conference activities and meals, recognition in marketing materials and event signage, and an exhibit space. In addition to the sponsor options, businesses and organizations may set up a paid exhibit during the Conference.
Morgantown, W.Va. – Faculty, staff and students are invited to an informal conversation with Dan Carder, director of the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, on lessons learned from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the importance of research. Come hear about how WVU research made front-page news around the world.
The discussion will be held May 3 at 1 p.m. in Room 125 in the Advanced Engineering Research Building across from the Evansdale Library. Refreshments will be served.
Morgantown, W.Va. – With the spring semester ending and summer jobs on the horizon, some students and parents will be looking to buy new and used vehicles. To remind people to think clean cars, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium will be parking four alternative fuel vehicles near the Evansdale Library on May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The NAFTC invites students, faculty and staff to take a break from finals and checkout these alternative fuel vehicles. A Toyota Prius plug-in, a Nissan Leaf, and a Chevy Volt will be featured. For techies and mechanically minded students, there will also be a Toyota Prius with a cutaway body that allows students to see various hybrid components. Using an IPad student can scan QR codes that give information on each part. NAFTC staff will answer questions about advanced technology vehicles.
Morgantown, W.Va. – West Virginia Blight Beat is a monthly collection
of stories, resources, and event addressing issues of abandoned and
dilapidated buildings in West Virginia.
In this issue:
The newsletter is published by West Virginia BAD (Brownfield, Abandoned, Dilapidated) Buildings. Visit the BAD website to join the Blight Beat mailing list and to access funding resources, stories, and information on dilapidated building issues.