Our Leaders Must Make Conservation a Priority

Dec. 22 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by James Andrew Clovis, St. Marys, WV The Marietta Times On Dec. 4, President Trump announced he would drastically reduce two of America’s treasured National Monuments: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Bears Ears contains… Read More

Coal on the Rebound

Dec. 17 2017 Letter-to-the-Editor by Michael Ireland, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel An early report shows a slight rise in West Virginia coal purchases as the holiday season begins. One analyst (me) thinks that reveals what… Read More

Coal and Gas in Appalachia

Dec. 10 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by Ron Teska, Belleville, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel We lost our spring when Consol energy plugged a gas well to longwall mine. We lost our water well due to EQT Corporation plugging… Read More

Lets Move Forward

Dec. 3 2017 Letters-to-the-Editor by Judith Peascoe, Vienna, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel At the time the implementation of the Clean Power Plan is being debated and comments are being taken in Charleston, W.Va., regulators are debating… Read More

Clean Power Plan

Letter from Don Lowe in Sun. 19 Nov. N&S: Speak out on Clean Power Plan 19 Nov 2017 — The Parkersburg News And Sentinel On Nov. 28 and 29, the U.S. EPA will hold a public hearing in… Read More

I’m In

From Giulia Mannarino in Sun. 19 Nov. N&S: Support Paris Agreement 19 Nov 2017 — The Parkersburg News And Sentinel The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement will not stop the rest of the world from… Read More

Change and Consequences

I’m sure many people have been sharing the growing uneasiness I have felt this year as one extreme weather disaster after another pounded the U.S. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Marie were each in their own way unprecedented: bigger,… Read More