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Chapter 22     Entire Code


ARTICLE 1. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ARTICLE 1A. PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY PROTECTION.

ARTICLE 2. ABANDONED MINE LANDS AND RECLAMATION ACT.

ARTICLE 3. SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT.

ARTICLE 3A. OFFICE OF EXPLOSIVES AND BLASTING.

ARTICLE 4. QUARRY RECLAMATION ACT.

ARTICLE 5. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL.

ARTICLE 6. OFFICE OF OIL AND GAS; OIL AND GAS WELLS; ADMINISTRATION; ENFORCEMENT.

ARTICLE 6A. NATURAL GAS HORIZONTAL WELL CONTROL ACT.

ARTICLE 6B. OIL AND GAS HORIZONTAL WELL PRODUCTION DAMAGE COMPENSATION.

ARTICLE 7. OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION DAMAGE COMPENSATION.

ARTICLE 8. TRANSPORTATION OF OILS.

ARTICLE 9. UNDERGROUND GAS STORAGE RESERVOIRS.

ARTICLE 10. ABANDONED WELL ACT.

ARTICLE 11. WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT.

ARTICLE 11A. CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION.

ARTICLE 12. GROUNDWATER PROTECTION ACT.

ARTICLE 13. NATURAL STREAMS PRESERVATION ACT.

ARTICLE 14. DAM CONTROL ACT.

ARTICLE 15. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT.

ARTICLE 15A. THE A. JAMES MANCHIN REHABILITATION ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION PLAN.

ARTICLE 16. SOLID WASTE LANDFILL CLOSURE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

ARTICLE 17. UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK ACT.

ARTICLE 18. HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT.

ARTICLE 19. HAZARDOUS WASTE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND.

ARTICLE 21. COALBED METHANE WELLS AND UNITS.

ARTICLE 22. VOLUNTARY REMEDIATION AND REDEVELOPMENT ACT.

ARTICLE 22A. WEST VIRGINIA LIMITED LIABILITY FOR PERSONS RESPONDING TO OIL DISCHARGES ACT.

ARTICLE 22B. UNIFORM ENVIRONMENTAL COVENANTS ACT.

ARTICLE 23. KYOTO PROTOCOL; ENFORCEMENT PROHIBITIONS.

ARTICLE 23A. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT.

ARTICLE 24. SMALL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTAL LOAN PROGRAM.

ARTICLE 25. ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE PROGRAM.

ARTICLE 26. WATER RESOURCES PROTECTION ACT.

ARTICLE 27. ENVIRONMENTAL GOOD SAMARITAN ACT.

ARTICLE 28. COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT PROJECTS.

ARTICLE 29. GREEN BUILDINGS MINIMUM ENERGY STANDARDS.

ARTICLE 30. THE ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANK ACT.

ARTICLE 31. THE PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY PROTECTION ACT.

ARTICLE 20. ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATE.

§22-20-1. Appointment of environmental advocate; powers and duties; salary.

The director of the Division of Environmental Protection shall appoint a person to serve as the environmental advocate within the Division of Environmental Protection, and shall adopt and promulgate rules in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code governing and controlling the qualifications, powers and duties of the person to be appointed to the position of environmental advocate. The environmental advocate shall serve at the will and pleasure of the director, who shall also set the salary of the environmental advocate. All funding for the office of environmental advocate shall be from existing funds of the Division of Environmental Protection. The director shall provide an office and secretarial and support staff as needed.

§22-20-2.

Repealed.

Acts, 2010 Reg. Sess., Ch. 32.

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