News and Updates

Revised VRP Guidance Manual Release

The Office of Environmental Remediation is pleased to announce that the Voluntary Remediation Program Guidance Manual has been revised and is now available for viewing and download on the OER Technical Guidance and Templates webpage:

The overall organization of the VRP Guidance Manual has been changed to reflect the process for a VRP site, and the manual has been updated to reflect legislative changes, industry best practices, and evolving technologies since the last version.  In addition, new Rail Trail Guidance has been included, and the new UECA-LUST Program tiered-based system has been outlined.

Recently Completed Remediation Projects

The Beech Bottom Industrial Park project (VRP #17008) in Brooke County, WV, received its final Certificate of Completion in January 2020. 
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2020 Voluntary Remediation Program Certificates of Completion

    1.  Beech Bottom Industrial Park, Beech Bottom, Brooke County
    2.  Dominion - Law Compressor Station, Good Hope, Harrison County
    3.  Warrent Distribution, Glen Dale, Marshall County

Next Scheduled LRS Examination

Below are the details for the next scheduled Licensed Remediation Specialist Examination.  The deadline for submitting completed applications for this examination is September 2, 2020.

Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Capitol Complex Building 7, 2nd Floor, Technology Learning Center
Located Near the corner of Piedmont Road and California Avenue
Charleston, WV

Save the Date for the 2020 WV Brownfields Conference!

Date: September 15-17, 2020
Location: Huntington, WV