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Action Alert Vivian Feb 2, 2017
Fight the Madness: Go Solar, Meet Up, Make Calls for Clean Water Right Now
Yesterday: House GOP dismantles Obama regulation protecting streams from coal mining debris. Senate Expected to Follow. Take Action!: Senate vote should be mid-morning today! Call now to tell your Senators not to gamble with America's clean water! Better yet, call your Senators and tell them to not gut the Stream Protection Rule.More
Issues: CoalPollutionRenewable energyWater
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 1, 2017
We Need Your Help for the 3rd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair May 20
The 3rd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair happens Saturday, May 20 in Huntington's Central City. The call is on now for participants and volunteers. More
Issues: Renewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 15, 2016
Letter to President-elect Trump: Grow Our Economy with Clean Energy Solutions
This letter to President-elect Trump ran as a full-page ad in USA Today on December 13.More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Nov 23, 2016
Patagonia Donating 100% of Black Friday Sales to Grantee Groups; OVEC is a Grantee
On Black Friday, Patagonia is donating 100% of sales in stores and at patagonia.com to grassroots organizations, like OVEC, working to create positive change for the planet in their own backyards. More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 16, 2016
AmeriCorps VISTA Position Open with OVEC; Deadline to Apply Dec. 7
OVEC has been approved to host an AmeriCorps VISTA and we are recruiting applicants now. The deadline to apply for this position is December 7. Applications must be made at a link found in this post. The position begins at the end of the January and lasts one year.More
Issues: Renewable energyTransition economyWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Nov 16, 2016
Will You Complete Quick Survey About OVEC’s Work?
We urge you to complete this 5-minute survey. Your answers to the survey questions will help shape our work over the coming years. More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energy
Action Alert Vivian Nov 1, 2016
You Can Comment on Pipeline, Come to a Solar Open House, and Much More
From now until December 22, FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) is accepting comments on the the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline project. More
Issues: Climate changePipelinesRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Oct 18, 2016
Solar Open House In Roane County on November 5
The second annual solar open house in Roane County will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 at the home of Bob and Jan Mertz on Mulberry Ridge. Many past students of Roane and Spencer High Schools will remember the Mertz’s, who taught in our high schools for many years.More
Issues: Renewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Sep 26, 2016
WV AG Doesn’t Speak For Me
My name is Mary Wildfire and I live near Spencer, West Virginia. I’m here to say that when our Attorney General joined the suit against the Clean Power Plan, he did not speak for me, or most West Virginians. The Clean Power Plan is a sensible start to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten the future in West Virginia and everywhere else.More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEnergyRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Janet Aug 18, 2016
Latest Victims of Climate Chaos
Still denying the reality of climate change? In case you haven’t seen this in the news…according the New York Times, this past January, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development “announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change.More
Issues: Climate changeextinctionfloodsfossil fuelsRenewable energywildfire
Hoots and Hollers Janet Jun 1, 2016
You Did It!
You did it! YOU DID IT! Together WE did it! Thank you for the out-pouring of generosity to help OVEC meet its $20,000 challenge grant goals.More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Janet May 27, 2016
OVEC Reaches Matching Grant Goal!
Together, we did it! Thank you! With the generous support of OVEC’s donors/members, from on-line donations, cash, checks and pledges, you all have helped us meet and exceed the $20,000 challenge grant goal from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation. Whether you donated $10 or $500, your gift has already made a difference! More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 19, 2016
Ongoing #RubberStampRebellion
An update on the OVEC crew's participation in Beyond Extreme Energy's (BXE) ongoing #RubberStampRebellion, with shots or the skit in front of the US International Trade Commission.More
Issues: Climate changeEnergyEnergy efficiencyFrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalRenewable energyTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Natalie Thompson May 17, 2016
Sustainability Fair to Include Screening of Cowspiracy at OVEC Office
Come out 10- 4 this Saturday, May 21, for the second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair in Old Central City. Then come up the street for a screening of Cowspiracy at the OVEC office. All free.More
Issues: Energy efficiencyHealthRenewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Apr 18, 2016
Earth Day(s) Activities Going on This Week, and to End of Month; Vote!
April’s greening of the land is here and so are Earth Day events, to help us learn about ways to green up our lives and our communities. If you are in Huntington, Charleston or Parkersburg we hope you will join OVEC at these events: April 20: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Earth Day at MU Student Center Plaza. OVEC […]More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalRenewable energySocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Janet Apr 6, 2016
Double Your Impact: Donate for Our Challenge Grant
For each and every donation that we receive between now and June 1, OVEC will receive a dollar-for-dollar match of up to $20,000! In other words, to be eligible for this $20,000 gift, we must raise $20,000. Please donate here.More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Mar 30, 2016
Consultant Sought for Energy and Natural Resources Working Group of AFN
The newly established Energy and Natural Resources Working Group (ENRWG) of the Appalachia Funders Network (AFN) seeks a consultant to enable successful collaboration among the member organizations by providing leadership, content expertise, and facilitation in support of our shared vision. The consultant will have access to administrative support to schedule calls, take notes during calls, […]More
Issues: CoalRenewable energySocial justiceTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 9, 2016
Huntington’s Sustainability Fair Seeking Volunteers, Participants
News: Second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair looking for volunteers and vendors News: Sustainability Fair to feature workshops on energy, food Save the date and plan to join us on Saturday, May 21 for the second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Old Central City. Activities will unfold in and around […]More
Issues: Renewable energySocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jan 7, 2016
What, Me Lobby? Learn How: Advocacy Trainings
This month, with the legislative session right around the corner, several WV groups are co-hosting a series of advocacy trainings across the state. We sure hope OVEC members and supporters will take advantage of these trainings. Current sponsors of the all or some of the trainings include WV Rivers Coalition, WV FREE, WV CAG, WV E-Council […]More
Issues: FrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalRenewable energyRogersville ShaleSocial justiceTransition economyWest Virginia
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