Invest in Renewables

June 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel A study released May 21 by the Rocky Mountain Institute found that “… regionally specific clean energy portfolios already outcompete proposed gas-fired generators, and/or threaten to erode their revenue within the next 10 years. Thus, the

Open letter to McKinley

Mar. 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Ron Teska, Belleville , WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Mr. McKinley, I am writing to express my concern for our grandchildren’s and those yet to be born’s future. With the Stream Protection Rule in effect Mountain Top Removal has already completely covered and destroyed

Do not look to past

Mar. 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Giulia Mannarino, Belleville WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Recently, this newspaper used the “Our Opinion” column of the editorial page to commend U.S. Rep. David McKinley for being involved in the inclusion of the “45Q tax credit aimed at developing and deploying carbon capture

Solar Energy is possible

Solar energy is possible Mar 11, 2018 In a recent study, scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science, University of California-Irvine, and CalTech found that wind and solar alone could provide 80 percent of U.S. electricity demand. A chart from Reuters news agency released week before last showed that in