BARGING Oil and Gas WASTE on the OHIO RIVER is Too Much RISK

August 1, 2020

Drinking Water Dilemma: Barging Oil and Gas Waste on the Ohio River From an Article by Robin Blakeman and Sarah Carballo, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, July 30, 2020 A new threat recently emerged for communities along the Ohio River. Three barge docks are proposed to be built along the river to transport oil and gas [...]

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Update on Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) — Pollution and Environmental Impacts

July 31, 2020

Stop Mountain Valley Pipeline from polluting Southwest Virginia’s water Essay by Nan Gray and Freeda Cathcart, Virginia Mercury, July 30, 2020 Southwest Virginia’s ecosystem is in peril from the negligent construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Our government must protect the water and our environment from the harm of the out-of-control gas industry. Virginia’s Department [...]

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CLIMATE CHANGE IS HERE: The Prediction of 20 Named Hurricanes May Be Low

July 30, 2020

Climatologist Michael Mann on 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season: “Hate to Say, ‘We Told You So’” From an Article by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, July 28, 2020 “Hate to say, ‘We told you so.’” Citing his pre-season forecast predicting as many as 20 named storms, the expert now warns that “if anything, that might be too [...]

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ACTION ALERT: Comments Due on the ACP Supply Header Project in WV & PA

July 29, 2020

ACTION ALERT: Comments Needed on Dominion’s Request for Time to Complete the Supply Header in West Virginia From the Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance, ABRA Update #285, July 24, 2020 ABRA members and all concerned citizens are urged to file comments request that Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. (DETI) submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) [...]

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Federal Charges Placed Against KY Trucker for Hauling Radioactive Marcellus Drill Cuttings to Landfill

July 28, 2020

Man illegally hauled radioactive waste to Kentucky landfill. Federal officials seek $127K payment and jail time From an Article by Bill Estep, Lexington Herald – Leader, July 18, 2020 A Kentucky man has been charged with illegally shipping tons of radioactive waste to a landfill in Estill County KY that was not equipped to handle [...]

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Illegal Behavior By WVU Professor in Planning $84 Billion China Energy Scheme

July 27, 2020

Former WVU professor involved in China Energy deal pleads guilty in federal court From an Article by Steven Allen Adams, The Inter-Mountain, Elkins WV, July 24, 2020 CHARLESTON — A former professor at West Virginia University involved in the proposed $83.7 billion China Energy deal pleaded guilty in federal court for improper reimbursements for a [...]

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A Defining Moment in the Climate Change Challenge — Part 4

July 26, 2020

THIS YEAR 2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet From an Article by Justin Worland, TIME — America Must Change, July 9, 2020 It’s hard to imagine anything substantive so long as Trump is President. He and his GOP allies in Congress have an effective stranglehold on any policy that could push [...]

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A Defining Moment in the Climate Change Challenge — Part 3

July 25, 2020

THIS YEAR 2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet From an Article by Justin Worland, TIME — America Must Change, July 9, 2020 For the past five years, climate advocates had positioned 2020 as critical in the fight against climate change. Under the Paris Agreement, countries are required to submit new plans [...]

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A Defining Moment in the Climate Change Challenge — Part 2

July 24, 2020

THIS YEAR 2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet From an Article by Justin Worland, TIME — America Must Change, July 9, 2020 We are on the brink of climate catastrophe largely because of the decisions made during a past crisis. As the world came out of the Great Depression and World [...]

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A Defining Moment in the Climate Change Challenge — Part 1

July 23, 2020

THIS YEAR 2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet From an Article by Justin Worland, TIME — America Must Change, July 9, 2020 From our vantage point today, 2020 looks like the year when an unknown virus spun out of control, killed hundreds of thousands and altered the way we live day [...]

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