Jan 7 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle,Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel As of Dec. 29, the Trump administration officially repealed a 2015 rule that set standards on hydraulic fracturing on federal land. According to The Hill: “The Obama rule focused mainly on three areas: mandating that companies disclose
Jan 7 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by George Banziger, Marietta, OH The Parkersburg News and Sentinel The eastern portion of the U.S. is experiencing a severe cold snap. Those who deny the irrefutable pattern of scientific facts for human-induced climate change have jumped on this weather event as evidence against climate change.
Jan 6 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by non-member Allan Tweddle, Charleston Charleston Gazette-Mail Congratulations on the article “US releases major report,” and especially on the front page above the fold. As one who has been trying to help West Virginia understand that climate change is quite real and, literally, life-threatening, I applaud
December 3, 2017 Letter-to-the-Editor Submitted by Eric Engle, Parkersburg I’m not usually one to dabble in hyperbole, but I don’t think it’s the least bit hyperbolic to say that America is being “governed” by a fascist regime. As I write this I have just read where Trump has retweeted three anti-Islamic tweets
December 2 2017 Opinion column by Jim Probst, state coordinator for WV Citizens Climate Lobby Charleston Gazette- Mail Thank you to Daily Mail Opinion for its Nov. 20 editorial headlined “Tariffs threaten growing solar power industry.” In it, the Daily Mail notes “that a free market better allocates resources and helps create
Nov. 18, 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by David Ballantyne, Newport, OH The Marietta Times I would like to thank the Leadership of the City of Marietta for installation of Solar Panels on the roof of the Municipal Court Building at 3rd and Butler Streets, due for installation during the week of Nov.
Dec. 22 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by James Andrew Clovis, St. Marys, WV The Marietta Times On Dec. 4, President Trump announced he would drastically reduce two of America’s treasured National Monuments: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Bears Ears contains over 100,000 historical archaeological sites. This land is considered sacred to five
Dec. 17 2017 Letter-to-the-Editor by Michael Ireland, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel An early report shows a slight rise in West Virginia coal purchases as the holiday season begins. One analyst (me) thinks that reveals what the Friends of Coal will get in their Christmas stockings. Michael Ireland
Dec. 10 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by Ron Teska, Belleville, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel We lost our spring when Consol energy plugged a gas well to longwall mine. We lost our water well due to EQT Corporation plugging a gas well. And we are not connected to the tank of
Dec. 3 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by Judith Peascoe, Vienna, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel At the time the implementation of the Clean Power Plan is being debated and comments are being taken in Charleston, W.Va., regulators are debating the purchase of the Pleasants County coal-fired power plant. In his News