ROCKWOOL OPPOSITION GROUP CONTINUES FIGHT

April 12, 2019

As construction on the Ranson, WV, Rockwool plant draws nearer—a manufacturing center that could lead to thousands of pounds of emissions—one group continues to do all it can to bring attention to the project.
The Danish company Rockwool plans to melt rock to spin into mineral wool insulation at a 460,000-square-foot plant off Rt. 9 about 7 miles north of Charles Town, WV. West Virginia has allowed the company to emit up to 392 tons from the plant annually.

AFTER DENMARK TRIP, A RENEWED WILL TO FIGHT ROCKWOOL IN RANSON

April 11, 2019

After three whirlwind days of meetings, presentations and press interviews in Denmark, Tim Ross found himself wondering how much good the 4,000-mile trip from Jefferson County might have done.
Then at the Copenhagen airport, a security officer screening their bodies and luggage asked where Ross and his wife Mary Ellen were from.

'ROCKWOOL GO AWAY': COMMUNITY SHARES CONCERNS ABOUT ROCKWOOL WITH DANISH TELEVISION STATION

April 5, 2019

Hundreds of Rockwool protesters filled Town Run Tap House and Community Pub on Tuesday evening, as two representatives from a Danish television news station visited the restaurant to gather information and record interviews about the Rockwool controversy with community members.

AFTER SHAREHOLDER MEETING: ROCKWOOL REJECTS SUGGESTIONS FROM ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS

April 5, 2019

There are no changes to the plan for the construction of a West Virginia plant. Rockwool made that clear at their general meeting on Wednesday. The Americans are disappointed but continue the fight.

AMERICANS ARE IN DENMARK TO STOP DANISH-OWNED FACTORY IN US

April 3, 2019

Citizens from West Virginia today flock to Rockwool's General Assembly in Roskilde to stop construction of a factory. Rockwool: "We are not a threat to health and nature."

THEY ARE FROM THE US, BUT THE DANISH COMPANY DOES NOT LISTEN

April 3, 2019

West Virginia Action Group was voted down at General Assembly. But Americans will continue the fight against the planned factory in their local area.


AMERICANS WANT THE ROCKWOOL PLANT IN WEST VIRGINIA STOPPED

April 3, 2019

Pollution of the drinking water, toxic particulate emissions and a location close to a primary school.

These are the main criticisms of a handful of Americans who landed in Copenhagen on Monday in an attempt to halt the Rockwool project.

“The bad news for Rockwool is that all confidence is gone. They have had a hostile relationship with the locals for nine months now. And now it's too late. No matter what, we just want them to disappear," says Rod Snyder, who is part of a group of seven citizens who have traveled across the Atlantic.

SOMETHING ROTTEN IN DENMARK

October 20, 2018

In West Virginia, we’ve learned the hard way that Shakespeare was right: There is, indeed, something very rotten in Denmark.

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