Climate Corner: Regulatory burden – must it be so?

May 27, 2023 Vic Elam There has been a lot of critical conversation lately about the burden that business, industry, and the economy endure because of what many view as unnecessary laws or regulations. Though I cannot… Read More

Climate Corner: Facing reality

May 20, 2023 Aaron Dunbar “You need to be more realistic.” Those of us advocating to prevent the collapse of human civilization caused by anthropogenic climate change have heard this line or some variation of it more… Read More

Climate Corner: Addressing climate change in your own backyard

May 13, 2023 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.comFor anyone in the Mid-Ohio Valley who senses the importance and urgency to act on climate change, these can be frustrating and discouraging times. Public officials in West Virginia seem inextricably committed to… Read More

Throwing us under the fracking truck

May 13, 2023 Times Leader online Randi Pokladnik Ohio’s Republican party is ignoring the health of residents in Appalachian counties as it uses the recent passage of House Bill 507 to enable fracking on Ohio’s public lands. HB… Read More

There is no viable future for coal

(Opinion)Charleston Gazette-Mail   窗体顶端 窗体底端 As West Virginia political leaders clumsily continue clinging to coal, they’re being forced (at least quietly) to reckon with a hard truth: Coal doesn’t have a viable future. To quote an article from West… Read More

Speak up against AEP rate increase

May 9, 2023 Marietta Times Letter to the Editor George Banziger American Electric Power (AEP) is raising its electricity rates in Ohio on June 1 by 28%. On top of that huge increase, AEP Ohio is proposing an… Read More

Climate Corner: Trust me (you?); we collect the data

May 6, 2023 Jonathan Brier My name is Jonathan Brier, I’m a resident of Marietta and an information scientist, but I started as a citizen scientist as a teenager. I didn’t know what I was doing would be called… Read More

Suggested Readings for May 2023

MOVCA Selected Media Postings April 2023 Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing in The Marietta Times: April 24, 2023  Local News by Clara Noelle; Photo by Clara Noelle shows Adeline Bailey with MOVCA’s tabling of article in Marietta Times… Read More

EPA works with industry, not ‘overreaching’

(Opinion)Charleston Gazette-Mail  窗体顶端 窗体底端 Republicans in West Virginia are absolutely obsessed with claiming that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is “overreaching” in its regulation of industry, especially fossil fuels and derivative industries. Hoppy Kercheval just made the claim… Read More