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Response to editorial article

Recently in the February 13 The Vindicator, an editorial "Early talks on environmental issue good for all") FOMR's position on the GigaPower LLC (GM-LG Chemicals joint venture) plant siting was mistakenly characterized as opposing the plant. In fact, FOMR's board does not oppose the plant or the proposed wetlands mitigation plan. GM's Environmental Group Manager, … Continue reading Response to editorial article

FOMR February 2020 Meeting Agenda

Friends of the Mahoning RiverMember Orientation Meeting – 6:30 PM.,  February 17, 2020Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown   1. Welcome/Introductions2.        COMMITTEE UPDATES Education RecreationRestoration MembershipGrants and Fundraisers Water QualityVolunteer 2.  Mosquito Creek Wetlands/Enterprise Park Project - Update 3.  Old Business – By-laws revised.  4. New Business – March - Annual Meeting5. Other - Adjournment … Continue reading FOMR February 2020 Meeting Agenda

Question hospital in Howland wetlands

This past week Jack Mullen wrote a well written letter to the Tribune editor about the current situation dealing with the wetland that are now at risk because of the possible building of a mercy health hospital on the wetlands. Below you will find the link to the Tribune Chronicle website letter page also you … Continue reading Question hospital in Howland wetlands

Questions Remain About Enterprise Park

A letter by our very own member Colleen McLean was recently sent to the editor for the Tribune Chronicle and can be found on the Tribune's webpage as well as below. DEAR EDITOR: Questions remain regarding the proposed Enterprise Park development. In addition to destroying critical flood plains and degrading water quality, concerns should be … Continue reading Questions Remain About Enterprise Park