Media Coverage (50 articles)

JCV speaks about BOE and Rockwool deal

By Joseph LaFave The Journal

The way the deal was reached between the BOE and Rockwool is also concerning to JCV. The agreement contained a nondisclosure agreement, according to Bain Bachner, and she feels the public has a right to know more details about how the two parties settled their grievances.

Published July 17, 2019

Unger proposes public meeting requirement for air, water permits

By Matthew Umstead The Herald-Mail

"There’s no way Rockwool’s air-quality permits should have been approved without a public meeting being held in our community,” Unger said. “If the citizens’ voices had been heard, I believe these permits would not have been approved at all."

Published January 21, 2019

Despite opposition in Eastern Panhandle, Rockwool says it's undeterred

By Kate Mishkin Charleston Gazette-Mail

"The board of education’s job was to protect the students, said Sarah Adams, whose family’s farm is adjacent to Jefferson Orchards, where Rockwool will be built. “Next to these schools?” she said. “What were they thinking?”

Published January 20, 2019

JCDA drama rocks county commission meeting

By Danyel VanReenen The Journal

"Approximately 30 public speakers brought their concerns to the attention of the JCC. Most of the speakers focused on the future of the JCDA as well as the future of the proposed Rockwool factory."

Published January 19, 2019

Regina Hendrix: Rockwool not worth risk of creating another WV cancer cluster

By Regina Hendrix Charleston Gazette-Mail

"I want them to stop our West Virginia Development Office from going to the European Union and accepting projects that are too toxic to be located in Europe. Our legislators must put a stop to this sneaking, dirty, polluting deal. No more European garbage for West Virginians."

Published January 19, 2019

More Community, Less JCDA, and No Smokestacks Near Schools

By Krista Guido Observer

Published January 16, 2019

Reviewing the Rockwool design process

By Gavin Perry The Journal

The Jefferson County Commission, Jefferson County Development Authority or the City of Ranson should retain an independent architectural engineering firm to carry out the design review.

Published January 12, 2019

Vote on Rockwool sewer line postponed

By Danyel VanReenen The Journal

Published January 9, 2019

Purcellville Becomes Sixth Loudoun Town to Oppose Rockwool

By Patrick Szabo LoudounNow

Published January 9, 2019

Rockwool Factory - Design Review

By Gavin Perry Frederick News-Post

Published January 7, 2019

Rockwool debate dominates JCC meeting, summit

By Danyel VanReenen The Journal

Published January 4, 2019

Round Hill, Bluemont Citizens Association Join Fight Against Rockwool Plant

By Patrick Szabo LoudounNow

Published January 4, 2019

The new Rockwool plant may affect the local honey bees

By Brendan Reynolds Local DVM

Published December 28, 2018

Teacher strike, Rockwool leave mark on Eastern Panhandle in 2018

By Matthew Umstead The Herald-Mail

Published December 23, 2018

Rockwool: Not in your hometown nor ours

By George C. Rudy Frederick News-Post

Published December 21, 2018

Sierra Club, air quality and Rockwool

By Alieen Curfman Frederick News-Post

Published December 20, 2018

Leesburg Council Joins Opposition To WV Rockwool Plant

By Loudoun Now admin LoudounNow

Published December 19, 2018

Frederick County residents worry about effects of future Rockwool plant

By Samantha Hogan Frederick News-Post

Published December 13, 2018