Month: July 2022

Climate Corner: Failed promises of the natural gas industry

Jul 30, 2022 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com Residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley have been presented with several myths about the benefits of the natural gas industry. These myths have resulted in unfulfilled promises that have left the Valley and… Read More

On climate, making Manchin irrelevant is the only path

WVGazettemail July 26, 2022 Eric Engle The world is being scorched. Europe is suffering under massive heatwaves, as is the U.S, and China. Wildfires, droughts, collapsing glaciers and devastating floods are becoming ubiquitous globally. The U.S’s fastest growing cities like Scottsdale, Arizona… Read More

Climate Corner: Just itching to address climate change

Jul 16, 2022 Linda Eve Seth editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Late at night while you’re sleeping, poison ivy comes a-creeping…” — Lieber and Stoller 1959 *** Unless you are as old as I am, you might not recognize the song remnant… Read More

EPA ruling far from ‘pro-life’

Letters to the editor  Jul 9, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com On June 24, America’s far right Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision establishing the constitutionality of abortion in the United States. But what… Read More

Climate Corner: Few options after unforgivable ruling

Jul 9, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com Six unelected authoritarian despots on the U.S. Supreme Court have decided in the case West Virginia v. EPA that the federal administrative body tasked with protection of public health and the environment… Read More

Suggested Readings for July 2022

MOVCA June – July 4, 2022 Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing in The Marietta Times: June 10, 2022 Local News by Michele Newbanks “Washington County Commission appoints Wright as designated sewer engineer” https://www.mariettatimes.com/news/2022/06/washington-county-commission-appoints-wright-as-designated-sewer-engineer/ Article states,… Read More

Climate Corner An eco-friendly Fourth of July

Jul 2, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com With picnics, parades and fireworks, July Fourth celebrations are often a highlight of the summer. But these celebrations and the activities associated with them can be less than ideal for the planet…. Read More