RESOLUTION OF JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION OPPOSING THE ROCKWOOL PLANT CONSTRUCTION DULY ADOPTED ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 WHEREAS, ROCKWOOL plans to build a large industrial manufacturing plant on the former Jefferson Orchard Property off Old Route 9; WHEREAS, ROCKWOOL’S plant […]
Rockwool yesterday alleged in the media that individuals have made “threats of violence” against their employees and contractors. We strongly condemn any kind of threatening behavior, as an organization and as a community. Intimidation or physical threats have no place […]
PRESS CONTACT: Megan Day Hartlove, 304-886-3874 Email: email@example.com AUGUST 9, 2018. Here we go again! The Spirit of Jefferson reported last night that the Jefferson County government just conducted ANOTHER closed-door meeting with Rockwool. No public notice and no public […]
August 8, 2018 Dear Rockwool Executives: Welcome to Jefferson County! If we had known you were coming to Ranson yesterday, we’d have arranged a more spirited greeting. While you are here, please explore our beautiful county. We are the “wild […]
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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Comprehensive plans for Jefferson County and the locales contained within will shape the future of what our home looks like. The comprehensive plans should NOT include any heavy industry. These plans are reviewed when businesses express an interest in coming to Jefferson County. Most recently, a request was submitted to rezone an area to accommodate heavy industry.
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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 base for Jefferson County. The JCDA also provides new employment opportunities for our citizens through the attraction of medium sized light manufacturing and other types of business, and through the retention and expansion of existing businesses in Jefferson County."