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Conference Held to Envision a Better Future for the Ohio River Valley

A Better Vision for the Valley, was an inspirational conference attended by many residents from the Ohio Valley, as well as representatives from numerous environmental groups. It took place on May 11, 2019 at Wheeling Jesuit College. Impactful speakers shared their knowledge about the environmental and public health crisis we are facing due to the oil and gas and petrochemical development in Appalachia.

Ohio Valley PetroHub, Patriot Lawsuit, ORSANCO, and more

Ohio Valley PetroHub, Patriot Lawsuit, ORSANCO, and more

News of note for Members & Friends   Informing Local Residents About the Ohio Valley PetroHub FWAP holds meetings with local communities to alert those who will be most directly impacted about the downsides the industry does not want them to know. In the past few weeks, FWAP has been knocking on doors, phone banking, doing direct mailings, and holding...

FreshWater Accountability Project Rejects Toxic Brine Spreading

FreshWater Accountability Project Rejects Toxic Brine Spreading

Ohio groups and concerned citizens are calling for Ohio Governor John Kasich to use his executive power to stop the use of radioactive product on Ohio roads and in our communities. Columbus, Ohio, July 2, 2018 – Groups and citizens sent Ohio Governor John Kasich a letter on June 28, 2018 calling for him to use his executive power to stop the use of a...

FreshWater Accountability Project Submits Testimony to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Human Rights

FreshWater Accountability Project Submits Testimony to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Human Rights

In the face of the many Human Rights abuses by the fracking industry, the FreshWater Accountability Project collected testimony from impacted individuals. Through their legal representation, Megan Hunter of Hunter & Hunter LLC, FreshWater filed an Amicus Brief to support the efforts of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal to bring the industry to answer...

Fracking: Your Health and Industry Liability

Fracking: Your Health and Industry Liability

Inviting all those who are impacted by the fracking industry and its infrastructure and toxic, radioactive waste processing and disposal facilities to join us at Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Center near Cambridge on 4/28. For questions about the conference, please message us or call 740-233-1934. You can view the Facebook Event here.

Freshwater Accountability Project Demands Ohio River Protections

Freshwater Accountability Project Demands Ohio River Protections

(Grand Rapids, OH) On February 24, 2018, the FreshWater Accountabliity Project (FWAP) filed opposition to the proposal by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitary Commission (ORSANCO) to roll back its responsibilities to protect the quality of the Ohio River’s water, a drinking water source for five million people. The majority of ORSANCO’s commissioners have...