Too Much Fracking Waste & Too Many Unanswered Questions

Christopher Schmitt, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm ET Marietta native George Banziger expresses grave concerns about how fracking and injection wells are affecting Washington County. MARIETTA, OH — This is a news release… Read More

Cutting Carbon Pollution Quickly Would Save About 74 Million Lives, Study Finds

July 29, 20215:00 AM ET Rebecca Hersher Twitter A wind farm in Wyoming generates electricity for a region that used to be more dependent on coal-fired power plants. A new study finds that millions of lives could be… Read More

The Recycling Myth

Big Oil’s solution for plastic waste littered with failure Bales of plastic waste piled up at advanced recycling firm Renewlogy in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 18, 2021. The company said its technology could turn hard-to-recycle plastic… Read More

Wood County officials offer moral support to ‘Reimagine Appalachia’

Local News  Jul 16, 2021 Brett Dunlap Reporter bdunlap@newsandsentinel.com Dawn Weidner and Jean Ambrose of “Reimagine Appalachia” spoke before the Wood County Commission on Thursday to discuss support for efforts to have more federal money invested in this region… Read More

Climate Change and the Coming Appalachia Land Rush

By Nick Brumfield on July 13, 2021 / 0 Comments  Turn on the news any day, and you’ll likely see stories about the increasing effects of climate change. Unprecedented wildfires in California, sea level rise in Florida, even the subway flooding in… Read More

MOVCA promotes ‘WV3C’ webinars during transition

Jun 24, 2021 Marietta Times PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s usual Third Thursday programs will resume when protocols for safe, in-person, indoor public programs are clearly established. Until then, MOVCA is pleased to attend and promote the… Read More

Health Effects from Fossil Fuel Combustion

by Duane Nichols on June 19, 2021 Fossil Fuels are Causing Public Health Effects One in Five Premature Deaths Result from Fossil Fuels From Living On Earth, PRX, Air Date: Week of June 18, 2021 Fine particulate matter… Read More

Earth Day events continue

Apr 26, 2021 Madeline Scarborough Staff Reporter mscarborough@newsandsentinel.com For the past two weeks, people have come together across the community to celebrate Earth Day. The area has hosted river and street clean ups; enjoyed nature through bird walks,… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action to host panel discussion

Apr 24, 2021 Staff Reports editorial@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action is celebrating Mother Earth throughout April. “Our featured events for the month revolve around a great documentary, ‘Kiss the Ground,’” said Adeline Bailey, Climate Action member…. Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley celebrates Earth Day throughout the week

Apr 23, 2021 Evan Bevins Staff Reporter ebevins@newsandsentinel.com BELPRE – In Belpre’s Depot Park, a Green Mountain sugar maple was planted Thursday in memory of Pauline Collett, a longtime member of the Belpre Garden Club and owner of… Read More