Across-the-board accountability needed for Northfolk Southern tragedy

Feb 28, 2023 The Marietta Times Aaron Dunbar The corporate bombing of East Palestine is one of the most damning indictments of our entire political system that I have ever witnessed. There are no partisan divisions to delineate who… Read More

No — natural gas is not really green energy

Feb 25, 2023 Herald Star RANDI POKLADNIK During the recent lame duck session, Ohio’s predominantly Republican Legislature and Gov. Mike DeWine rushed to pass HB 507. The amended bill prohibits communities from banning pesticides within city borders and allows… Read More

Regulations needed

Feb 22, 2023 The Marietta Times George Banziger In last weekend’s edition of the Marietta Times there was a column describing the lack of confidence that the residents of East Palestine, Ohio, have, in the wake of the derailment… Read More

Climate Corner: Demand accountability for derailment damage

Feb 18, 2023 Eric Engle If you’ve been paying much attention to the headlines in the last couple weeks, you’ve probably heard about the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio,… Read More

Climate Corner: Goodbye, Tuvalu; alas, I hardly knew you

FEB 11, 2023 LINDA EVE SETH Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner “Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted.” — Ritu Ghatourey *** Anyone who has stood… Read More

Climate action group accepting youth ambassador applications

Feb 8, 2023 The Marietta Times Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action (MOVCA) is now accepting applications for its Youth Climate Ambassador program for the coming school year. Students in the Mid-Ohio Valley who will be in grades 9-12 in the… Read More

Climate Corner: How much are you willing to tolerate?

Feb 7, 2023 The Marietta Times Vic Elam On Sept. 8 a brine truck carrying what was reported as drilling brine with zinc salts crashed on or near Mountaineer Hwy. near New Martinsville spilling 1260 gallons into a yard… Read More

Climate Corner: Blue hydrogen hub a bad idea for the Ohio Valley

Feb 4, 2023 Eric Engle With the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, perhaps better known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations received up to $7… Read More