Suggested Readings for July 2023

MOVCA Selected Media Postings June 2023 (and a few articles omitted from May’s report) compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Marietta Times: June 15, 2023 Local News article by Brett Dunlap “Muskingum Island to have nine… Read More

Climate Corner: Wildfires smoke – not just a nuisance

Jun 24, 2023 Rebecca Phillips While the Mid-Ohio Valley was spared the worst of the smoke plume from the recent Canadian wildfires, there is no doubt that we felt the effects, or that a different wind pattern… Read More

Don’t frack Ohio’s parks

This letter to the editor was originally published in The Bargain Hunter on June 22, 2023. By Randi Pokladnik As of May 30, oil and gas companies can “nominate” land parcels within citizen-owned state parks and forests to obtain… Read More

State parks, wildlife areas on fracking list

Jun 17, 2023 The Marietta Times George Banziger “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” This quote, is from Dr. Seuss’s 1971 book “The Lorax.” These words may… Read More

Climate Corner: Still everywhere

Jun 17, 2023 Callie Lyons Why are we still talking about C8? I am often asked if our chemical problems aren’t behind us. So much time has passed since the Tennant family lost their cattle to contamination… Read More

Climate Corner: The dirty (debt ceiling) deal

Jun 10, 2023 Giulia Mannarino Climate activists across the country, and especially in West Virginia, have been working hard to keep the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) a pipe dream. Critics oppose it for potential environmental concerns while… Read More

A dirty debt ceiling deal

窗体顶端 窗体底端 Many Democrats in Congress, along with the Biden administration, have sacrificed the safety and well-being of West Virginians and Virginians by acquiescing to the whims of Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and economic hostage-takers in the Republican… Read More

Climate Ambassadors attend orientation

Community News  The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Jun 7, 2023 PARKERSBURG — The 2023 Climate Ambassadors received an orientation to climate science and project planning by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action at the Parkersburg-Wood County Library. Climate Ambassadors apply… Read More

Climate Corner: Women, the environment and health issues

Jun 3, 2023 Randi Pokladnik In 1974, a new term, ecofeminism, was used when speaking of women’s roles in the environmental movement. The definition of ecofeminism combines ecological concerns with feminist concerns in a philosophical and political… Read More

Suggested Readings for June 2023

MOVCA Selected Media Postings May 2023 Compiled by Cindy Taylor May 3, 2023 Local News by Nancy Taylor “Innovation, goals discussed at SAI.TECH ribbon cutting”   An online news release from SAI.TECH Tuesday evening indicated the new Marietta center… Read More