Climate Corner: ‘Blue’ hydrogen is not the answer

Nov 25, 2023 Eric Engle I’m writing this weekend’s Climate Corner column in response to a column from last weekend’s edition of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel regarding the Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen (ARCH2) hub proposed for… Read More

Put an end to sacrilegious treatment of public lands

Nov 25, 2023 George Banzinger In its Nov. 16 edition, The Marietta Times carried a story with the headline, “Ohio commission approves fracking in state parks.” I attended this event at the headquarters of the Ohio Department of… Read More

Climate Corner: Investigating your environment

Nov 18, 2023 Callie Lyons Every time I consider Diane Cotter’s story, I am encouraged. Diane is the person who identified the turnout gear used by firefighters as a major source of exposure to toxic chemicals —… Read More

Suggested Readings for November 2023

MOVCA Selected Media Postings October 2023 Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: October 14, 2023 Business News by Evan Bevins, Staff Reporter “Mid-Ohio Valley officials react to Appalachian Hydrogen Hub Announcement”… Read More

Climate Corner: Save solar energy in West Virginia

Nov 11, 2023 Giulia Mannarino Solar energy is one of the best ways West Virginians can save money on energy bills and dramatically reduce carbon emissions. It’s a chance to invest in clean homegrown energy that supports… Read More

Guest column/Fracking, hunting don’t mix — lease should be denied

Nov 4, 2023     Herald Star RANDI POKLADNIK Many hunters are entering wooded areas in Ohio in search of deer, turkey and pheasants. Among the most popular places to hunt are Ohio’s public lands, especially parks and wildlife areas in… Read More

Climate Corner: How much is enough?

Nov 4, 2023 Aaron Dunbar How many genocides? How many extinctions? How many wars must we wage? How many lives must we destroy? How many lands must we make uninhabitable? How many thousands of Palestinian children must… Read More

Hydrogen hub isn’t the ‘clean’ energy Manchin portrays (Opinion)

By Eric Engle Nov 1, 2023 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., recently wrote a very positive op-ed piece published in the Gazette-Mail regarding the Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub (ARCH2). In glowing terms, Manchin spoke of the opportunities bestowed… Read More