Weigh benefits of proposed cracker

Letter to the Editor The Times Leader Jul 11, 2020 by Aaron Dunbar I live in a small town in southeast Ohio, about a half hour away from Parkersburg, West Virginia. I remember being beyond excited to learn… Read More

Time to rethink priorities

Letters to the editor Jul 11, 2020 Parkersburg News&Sentinel by Aaron Dunbar “Energy key to economic recovery,” claims a report in the July 5 edition of the News and Sentinel. Wally Kandel, co-founder of Shale Crescent USA, is… Read More

“Normal” is what’s killing us

Letter To the editor, July 8 The Athens News by Aaron Dunbar “New Data Show Air Pollution Drop Around 50 Percent In Some Cities During Coronavirus Lockdown” (Forbes, April 16) “Air pollution falls by unprecedented levels in major… Read More

Indigenous lives matter

Letter to the Editor Jul 7, 2020 Marietta Times by Aaron Dunbar “The members of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for and solidarity with the people of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. We… Read More

Climate justice is racial justice

Letter to the Editor Marietta Times Jun 12, 2020 by Aaron Dunbar Today I’ve been privileged to sit among the citizens of Marietta as they held a peaceful demonstration honoring George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so… Read More

The future will be green or not at all

Letter to the Editor Marietta Times by Aaron Dunbar Jun 2, 2020 “There have been calls for a moratorium on the approval and construction of new natural gas pipeline projects and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) during the COVID-19… Read More

Don’t do more damage

Letter to the Editor Parkersburg News & Sentinel, May 9 by Eric Engle The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently issued a Public Notice (20-07), which states that Deeprock Disposal Solutions LLC has submitted an application under… Read More

A legacy of externalized costs

Letter to the Editor, Marietta Times by Victor Elam, May 6 Externalized costs are costs that are generated by one party who benefits but a third party pays for those costs directly or indirectly. The Mid-Ohio Valley is… Read More

Trust the science

Letter to the Editor Marietta Times May 13, 2020 by Aaron Dunbar “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been,” wrote prominent science fiction author Issac Asimov four decades ago. “The… Read More

Increasing risk without our consent

Letter to the Editor May 5, 2020 Marietta Times by Rebecca Phillips Yet again, proposals affecting the health and well-being of everyone in the Mid-Ohio Valley are being made without our input. The Army Corps of Engineers is… Read More