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Newlsetter OVEC Mar 30, 2017
Winds of Change, Spring 2017
On January 19, FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) approved the Leach Xpress pipeline. This 36-inch, high pressure pipeline for fracked gas would bore under the Ohio River near Camden Park in the Huntington area. Starting on page 4, read about this and the 8 other large-diameter pipelinesMore
Issues: Climate changeCoalMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justice

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Newlsetter OVEC Dec 25, 2016
Winds of Change, Winter 2016-2017
Now is a time when none of us can afford to remain seated or silent. We must all stand up to be counted. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energyRogersville Shale
Newlsetter OVEC Oct 3, 2016
Winds of Change, Fall 2016
OVEC’s board of directors, with the help of a dedicated Leadership Transition Committee, has selected Natalie Thompson as OVEC’s next executive director. Congratulations, Natalie! And thanks to the committee, for a job well done! More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justiceWater
Newlsetter OVEC Jul 5, 2016
Winds of Change, Summer 2016
A Letter From Our Retiring Executive Director, Court Directs DOI to Reconsider Removing Protections from Blair Mountain Battlefield, More...More
Issues: FERCFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Newlsetter OVEC Mar 28, 2016
Winds of Change, Spring 2016
In December, OVEC organized a one-day, statewide meeting called It’s A Gas at Jackson’s Mill 4-H Camp, which was attended by representatives of organizations across West Virginia working on various aspects of deep shale oil and gas “development.” More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClimate changeCoalFrackingMountaintop removalWater
Newlsetter OVEC Oct 12, 2015
Winds of Change, Fall 2015
On June 15, we held our first forum on the Rogersville Shale in Huntington. About 200 people attended. WV Public Radio and TV stations WSAZ and WOWK aired stories on the forum.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPollutionWater
Newlsetter OVEC Jun 23, 2015
Winds of Change, Summer 2015
OVEC Wins Second Annual Jean and Leslie Douglas Pearl Award More
Issues: DEPEnergy efficiencyFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRogersville Shale
Newlsetter OVEC Mar 25, 2015
Winds of Change, Spring 2015
Next in Oil and Gas Industry’s Crosshairs?More
Issues: EPAFERCMountaintop removalPipelinesRogersville ShaleWater
Newlsetter OVEC Dec 31, 2014
Winds of Change, Winter 2014-15
On September 30, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s veto of a permit for one of the largest and most extreme mountaintop removal coal mines ever proposed in Appalachia: Arch Coal’s Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County. More
Issues: FrackingHealthMountaintop removalPollutionWater
Newlsetter OVEC Sep 23, 2014
Winds of Change, Fall 2014
A landmark June decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia found that high conductivity from mountaintop removal mines owned by Alex Energy and Elk Run Coal Company violates key clean-water protections. More
Issues: EnergyMountaintop removalPollutionSocial justiceWater
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