Jefferson County Development Authority, often referred to as JCDA, plays a key role in recruiting new businesses to the county. As stated on their website, “the mission of the Jefferson County Development Authority is to provide an increased and diverse tax […]
No more heavy industry has been the overwhelming response of citizens and was most recently evident during the June 5 meeting of the Ranson Planning Commission. Dozens of citizens spoke up during verbal and written public comment against the move […]
Thanksgiving, November of 2017. A public notice was run in the paper about rezoning in the city of Ranson WV, to accommodate heavy industry. Thus began a chain of events that brought Rockwool to Jefferson County. Fast forward to April […]
We are making a difference! Representatives from Jefferson County Vision (JCV) traveled to Charleston WV for Environmental (E-day) in February. During that trip they had a chance to meet with legislators about the bills that were up for vote. We’re […]
Jefferson County Vision and other environmental watchdog groups call for further investigation of the Danish megacorp’s ethical breaches and opaque practices
Rippon Energy Facility Inc., owned by Torch Clean Energy based in Charlottesville, has applied to the WV Public Service Commission (PSC) to be designated an essential utility. What this means is they are seeking to bypass Jefferson County Planning and […]
JCV vs. JEFFERSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION (OGPA COMPLAINT) Summary — In August of 2021, JCV filed a Legal Complaint for injunctive relief against the Jefferson County Planning Commission (JCPC). The complaint identifies alleged violations by the JCPC of the Open […]
12/8/22 –Third solar energy facility planned: During a workshop on 11/15/22, the Jefferson County Planning Commission approved the 878-acre Rippon solar project, making this the third Solar Energy Facility planned for development in Jefferson County. The applicant, Torch Clean Energy […]
JCV and the Eastern Panhandle Green Coalition (EPGC) co-hosted the 5th annual Pickin’ on Polluters fundraiser on Saturday, October 5th 2022 at the Barn of Harpers Ferry. The event started with a public candidate forum of endorsed candidates Hannah Geffert, […]
JCV vs. CITY OF RANSON (REZONING CASE) Summary — On November 5, 2020, Jefferson County Vision (JCV) filed an amended complaint in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County asking for Declaratory Judgement and Damages. The complaint alleges that Ranson knowingly […]
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Thanksgiving, November of 2017. A public notice was run in...