DANISH AUTHORITY ISSUES FOLLOW-UP OPINION ON ROCKWOOL REGARDING OECD GUIDELINES.
JULY 18, 2021
In 2021, Denmark’s Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution for Responsible Business Conduct (NCP Denmark) determined that Rockwool International A/S and its North American subsidiary failed to comply with well-established international guidelines in the planning and construction of its factory in Jefferson County, West Virginia.
After a year of the NCP working with Rockwool's facility in Jefferson County, the NCP has released its follow-up report detailing Rockwool's changes within their operations and role within the community.
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.
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.