Issues

At the Fresh Water Accountability Project (FWAP), we take interest in issues threatening our freshwater resources. The issues include, but are not limited to, drilling operations, frack waste transportation, oil and gas pipelines, landfills (old, new, and proposed), and more. We cannot drink money. It is critical that we protect our freshwater resources for future generations.

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Public Records Request

Public Records Request

FreshWater Accountability Project has continually interacted with the regulatory agencies in Ohio, often requesting public records, to determine how well the fracking industry is monitored and held accountable for its harms and to ask the regulators' involvement to be...

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Community Science Success!

Community Science Success!

Thanks to the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies for funding a Community Science project for the Appalachian Petrochemical Protection, FreshWater Accountability Project made great progress over the last year to purchase and install low-cost air monitoring...

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PTTGC again delays decision on Belmont County cracker

PTTGC again delays decision on Belmont County cracker

5 tri-state area groups call on Goldman Sachs to drop support for NGL storage project BRIDGEPORT, Ohio – On Wednesday, April 15, S&P Global reported that PTT Global Chemical has indefinitely postponed a final investment decision on the proposed Belmont County,...

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

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.

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We Won Water Protections for the Mahoning River

We Won Water Protections for the Mahoning River

via Vindy.com Settlement with Patriot Water might be end of gas and oil wastewater treatment in city By Ed Runyan | December 17, 2018 at 12:05a.m. runyan@vindy.com Water plant remains open as suit lingers WARREN Though a lawsuit filed by an environmental group against...

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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...

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