Iafrate joins team at Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Actionv

Mar 27, 2021 Staff Reports editorial@newsandsentinel.com Angela Iafrate PARKERSBURG — Angela Iafrate has accepted a parttime position as engagement and program coordinator with the not-for-profit volunteer group Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action. “Angie will work with MOVCA leadership team… Read More

Future Appalachian Shale Gas Drilling Unprofitable and Petrochemical Buildout Unlikely

Appearing on-line on Ohio River Valley Institute (an independent, nonprofit research and communications center – “Sound research for a more sustainable, equitable, democratic, and prosperous Appalachia”: March 23, 2021  Article by Eric de Place, research fellow, about new… Read More

New WVU biology study of trees has implications for future climate change predictions

Appearing on-line in the Charleston Gazette-Mail: Sunday, February 14, 2021 Energy and Environment news article by Mike Tony, staff writer Features research of professor Richard Thomas and alumnus Justin Mathias published in Proceedings of the National Academy of… Read More

MOV Climate Action praises court decision on Affordable Clean Energy Rule”

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Friday, January 22, 2021 Local News Staff Report “MOV Climate Action praises court decision on Affordable Clean Energy Rule” https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2021/01/mov-climate-action-praises-court-decision-on-affordable-clean-energy-rule/ PARKERSBURG — A local environmental group supports a federal court’s ruling… Read More

Campaign Signs for Bees

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – For those in the Mid-Ohio Valley area who are wondering what they can do with their campaign signs in their yards, there is an alternative to simply throwing them out. The Mid-Ohio Valley Climate… Read More

Green Sanctuary Committee proposes pollinator garden

Local News Oct 9, 2020 in The Marietta Times by Janelle Patterson Approximately 250 feet of Muskingum River frontage on the western bank is the proposed home of a pollinator planting garden and solar charging bench. (Graphic illustration… Read More

More Opportunities For Climate Action with MOVCA

Sept 3, 2020 in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel by Adeline Bailey PARKERSBURG, West Virginia –  Since large in-person gatherings indoors are not advisable during this time of COVID-19, Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s usual Third Thursday programs have… Read More

New Coalition Releases West Virginia Guide On Climate Change

West Virginia Public Broadcasting | By Brittany Patterson Published September 21, 2020 at 4:40 PM EDT A newly formed group of civic-minded and environmental organizations have teamed up to produce a climate change guide for West Virginians. The 16-page… Read More

Marietta residents plan virtual hearing on fracking

Aug 26, 2020 The Marietta Times: by Michele Newbanks A recent public hearing on a proposed docking facility near Marietta left local residents frustrated and disappointed. DeepRock Disposal Solutions in Marietta applied for a permit for a docking… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action holds shoe strike

By Hannah Stutler Published: Jul. 25, 2020 at 6:58 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2020 at 7:34 PM EDT PARKERSBURG, W.Va (WTAP) – If you drove past Parkersburg City Park on Saturday, you may have noticed the nearly four… Read More