The Region's Vision for Environment
Together, we have achieved broad economic growth while preserving our values, integrity, and natural resources. We have built a strong tourist industry. We have developed clean, green technology, community-led environmental protection, robust, environmentally friendly businesses, and many recreational outlets.
- Greg Babe, Bayer Corporation
- Anne Barth, TechConnect WV
- Richard Taylor, ImbuTec
Goal: Create an Ohio River Headwaters Committee to promote policies and resources to protect our region's water, including with respect to diversions and withdrawals from the watershed.
Intended Outcome: Sustainable use and conservation of the region's greatest asset - water.
Organization leading goal achievement: Regional Headwaters Resource Committee
Goal: Develop a regional air quality improvement strategy and promote the coordination of efforts across the Power of 32 region.
Intended Outcome: Improved Regional Air Quality
Goal: Develop a comprehensive cross-sector initiative to promote environmentally responsible development of shale gas.
Intended Outcome: Safe and sustainable development of shale gas.
Organization leading goal achievement: Regional Coalition Convened by the Power of 32 Implementation Committee
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