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Newlsetter OVEC Sep 18, 2017
Winds of Change, Fall 2017
For the past four years, OVEC has partnered with the Huntington Boys and Girls Club on Project Plant, teaching kids to grow organic vegetables and to prepare and eat healthy food. And many more articles on MTR, fracking, pipelines, health etc.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSustainability
Action Alert Vivian Sep 13, 2017
Take Part In September Events Near and Far; What Is the Appalachian Storage Hub Pipe Dream?
Coming up: Our monthly membership meeting, the 30th anniversary edition of our annual picnic, a FERC protest, and more. Plus info about the pipe dream/nightmare that is the proposed Appalachian Storage Hub: OVEC's September 2017 action alert.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 7, 2017
OVEC’s $30 for 30 Campaign to Mark Our 30th Year
OVEC turns 30 this year. Times are tough, so we are asking for your help in our $30 for 30 campaign. Become a member. Ask friends to join. Send an extra gift of $30 or more. From now to the end of the year, we have a goal of raising $30,000. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 5
Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Read Part 4 here. Enough with the fossil fuel barons. It's our future; our time for a better choice.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 4
Read Part 1 here.  Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Appalachian Gas Storage Hub would turn us into Cancer Alley Two, and MTR-laden WV already has far too many health problems! Say no!More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 21, 2017
Statement on DOI Ordering NAS to Cease Work on Human Health and MTR Study
News: NAS study on MTR and human health over. Mountaintop removal is not. MTR human health impacts are not over. Mountaintop removal coal mining must end.More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removal
Action Alert Vivian Aug 18, 2017
BLM Rally Sunday; MTR Speak Out; Charlottesville, Trump and Resistance
Black Lives Matter Rally Sunday in Charleston, WV; Another Chance to Speak out on Mountaintop Removal and Human Health; Charlottesville, Trump and Resistance and more: August 2017 OVEC Action Alert.More
Issues: Mountaintop removalRacial inequalitySocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 31, 2017
Sense of Place
Appalachians know a sense of place. More today, than at any time in history, people are speaking up to save the landscapes that they call home. From the First Nation’s tribes trying to halt the destruction of the world’s largest boreal forest in Canada due to Bakken Tar sands development, to the Pacific Islanders trying to save their homes from rising sea levels, people are finding the courage to speak out because of their “sense of place.”More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWest Virginia
Newlsetter OVEC Jun 9, 2017
Winds of Change, Summer 2017
The Peoples Climate Movement says about 150,000 people attended the Peoples Climate March on the White House on Saturday, April 29—Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Action Alert Vivian Jun 9, 2017
Call Congress Today on Climate, Comment on MTR and Human Health, Upcoming Events
If you are discouraged by the thumbs-up West Virginia's Congressional Delegation has given to Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, call them to let them know how you feel. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 8, 2017
The Nat’l Academy of Sciences Still Wants to Hear from You on MTR and Human Health
A National Academy of Sciences (NAS) committee still wants to hear from you on mountaintop removal coal mining and human health. You can attend a meeting in DC or comment online.More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removalPollution
Press Release Vivian May 19, 2017
Groups Urge Citizens to Speak Up on Mountaintop Removal’s Impacts on Human Health
Three citizens’ groups that for decades have called for an end to mountaintop removal coal mining are urging their members and concerned citizens to speak up on the human health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining during a May 23 town hall meeting hosted by a study committee of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 17, 2017
A Big Chance for You to Tell It to People Who Want to Hear It: Mountaintop Removal and Human Health
Come speak about mountaintop removal and human health on May 23 in Logan, WV.More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removalPollution
GalleryHoots and Hollers Vivian May 11, 2017
May 10: Aerial View of Location for C-SPAN May 9 Washington Journal Show on Coal
On May 9, C-SPAN's Washington Journal program focused on coal, on location Several of us were on a location that C-SPAN had selected, outside, at a Powhatan Point, OH, Murray Energy facility along the Ohio River. Here are some May 10 aerial shots of that location. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEnergyMountaintop removal
Action Alert Vivian May 8, 2017
May 9 and Beyond: Actions You Can Take No Matter Where You Are
May 9 is one busy day: 853 acre MTR site? No! Pack the hearing room. Fracking waste in Fayette County? No! Come to the courthouse. OVEC on C SPAN live! Showing of Blood on the Mountain. And then there's more in this OVEC Action Alert. More
Issues: Climate changeEPAFrackingMountaintop removalRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Janet Apr 27, 2017
Lamenting J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy
Undoubtedly, horribly broken families like Vance’s do exist in Appalachia, but as they exist here, they also exist elsewhere.More
Issues: Coalfossil fuelsMountaintop removalSocial justice
Action Alert Vivian Apr 21, 2017
Earth Day & Beyond: Actions & Events, Including Peoples Climate March Huntington
Comments are due by April 24 on the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline (MXP). Find info on how you can comment.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 22, 2017
OVEC’s 30th Birthday Bash Weekend
This year, OVEC turns 30 and we hope you can join us for our 30th Birthday Bash Weekend. After all, all work and no play makes one crabby. Come on out to celebrate, agitate, recreate, and appreciate one another.  The weekend’s events start on Friday, April 28 at 6 p.m. with our 20th Treehuggers’ Ball and 30th […]More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energyWest Virginia
Action Alert Vivian Mar 10, 2017
Comment on Water, Pipelines, Mountaintop Removal, and Save the Dates for Some Fun
People Pressure Works! Keep the Calls Coming on Toxic Water Bill - Pipelines, Compressor Stations and Shale, Oh My! More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesWater
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