Rustic Ridge Meeting: In Case You Missed It!
Last night, community members from the Laurel Highlands and beyond gathered with the Mountain Watershed Association at Laurelville Retreat Center to discuss LCT Energy’s proposed expansion of the Rustic Ridge…Read More
Call to Action: Sign on to the Letter “DEP, Do Better for the Laurel Highlands”
Over the last decade, the Laurel Highlands has witnessed continued efforts by industry to expand resource extraction in the region. Coal, a resource that experiences “boom and bust” cycles in…Read More
Connecting the East Palestine Derailment to the Yough Watershed
In the months following the devastating train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio that occurred on February 3rd, 2023, Mountain Watershed Association (MWA) has received many inquiries from residents of the…Read More
Finding Hope in Rostraver’s Wellpad Denial
After 10 months of hearings, presentations, and appeals from the public, the Rostraver Zoning Hearing Board denied Olympus Energy’s application for a special exemption to build its Hera Well Pad…Read More
MWA’s 2022 Year In Review
With 2022 in the rearview mirror, we are excited to ring in 2023 with good news, upcoming events, and the announcement of two open staff positions. We are eager to share the 2022 Year…Read More
MAX Environmental Withdraws Expansion Application!
MAX Environmental, the hazardous waste landfill overlooking Yukon PA, wants to get bigger. Residents of the town want the opposite. When the company applied for expansion permits along Sewickley Creek,…Read More