During her testimony, Lissa Lucas spoke about her opposition to a bill that would require the approval of only 75 percent of landowners for oil and gas companies to drill on private land, according to the Huffington Post.
Currently, 100 percent of landowners in the state need to give approval, it added.
In 2008 alone, Miami-Luken also delivered enough opioid pills to supply every person in Kermit, West Virginia — a town of only 406 people — with 5,624 pills. In another instance of “pill dumping,” the company delivered 4.4 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to Oceana, West Virginia (population 1,394).
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Unable to take it anymore, two retired brothers from California are walking across the country to protest court decisions they say have given far too much political power to corporations. They entered West Virginia on Sunday, on their way to Washington, D.C., and are in Charleston today.