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WRI Rare Earth Project in the News

WRI Rare Earth Project in the News

The Associated Press story about WVU’s new Rare Earth Extraction Facility was picked up by U.S. News & World Report, The Miami Dispatch, The Belleville...[Read More]
WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earths from acid mine drainiage

WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earths from acid mine drainiage

Members of the WVU rare-earth research team from L to R: Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute; Chris Vass, facility operator;...[Read More]
Call for Abstracts Deadline to be Extended

Call for Abstracts Deadline to be Extended

The 2018 West Virginia State Water Conference will take place September 27-28, 2018 at Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, WV. The Conference Planning Committee is...[Read More]
From Polluted to Playground: It's Taken 25 Years to Clean up the Cheat River

From Polluted to Playground: It's Taken 25 Years to Clean up the Cheat River

Story by Brittany Patterson, West Virginia Public Broadcasting On a recent sunny Wednesday, Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia...[Read More]
West Virginia Water Research Institute to host state water conference; announce call for abstracts

West Virginia Water Research Institute to host state water conference; announce call for abstracts

The 2018 West Virginia State Water Conference will take place September 27-28, 2018 at Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, WV. The Conference Planning Committee is...[Read More]