Delegate John Doyle Delegate Sammi Brown Delegate Paul Espinosa Senator Patricia Rucker Senator John Unger Original Letter Attached to Email To Our State and Local Leadership, Public participation is an important and required aspect of the environmental permitting process. […]
Mineral wool is made from stone melted in furnaces. Stone is not a recycled or sustainable material. It is extremely energy-intensive to produce and has high embodied energy. The manufacturing process involves on-site fuel combustion using gas and coal in furnaces, boilers, and dryers. The […]
Our Karst geology and widespread well-water means heavy industry in Jefferson County puts our drinking water at risk. Rockwool is still working to mitigate the sinkholes on the Jefferson Orchard site. Report has photos. Read Inspection Repair Plan
In March 2018, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection produced a Fact Sheet/Preliminary Findings about the Rockwool site in Jefferson County. The Fact Sheet discloses the presence of six different known or suspected carcinogens in Rockwool’s air pollution. […]
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