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Hoots and Hollers Janet Jul 24, 2017
A “Sign” of the Times
Remember when West Virginia's small family cemeteries were considered sacred space-where our loved ones could rest in peace in the bosom of the earth? Certainly that was before the outrageous mining process known as mountaintop removal.More
Issues: EnergyFrackingPipelinesRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 18, 2017
Talking Points on the MX Pipeline DEIS You Can Use to Make Your Own Comments
Here are talking points you can use to make your own comments on the DEIS (draft environmental impact statement) for the proposed Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesRogersville ShaleUtica Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 10, 2017
Renew WV
What is our energy future? That’s the question addressed in Renew West Virginia, a new publication from OVEC. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesRenewable energyRogersville ShaleWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 9, 2017
Our Moral Imperative is to Protect Water, Not Fossil Fuel Corporations
We believe that we have a moral imperative to resist fossil fuel foolishness! Big investments in the already growing renewable energy sector are desperately needed. Investors in solar and wind energy are seeing some higher profits on their investments than those investors still bankrolling fossil fuels.More
Issues: HealthMarcellus shalePipelinesPollutionRogersville ShaleWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Mar 8, 2017
Huntington: What’s the Oil and Gas Industry Proposing for Our Area? Come Find Out!
We know you value your property rights, clean air and water, so please join OVEC at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 at the Main Cabell County Library, 455 9th Street (corner of 5th Ave. and 9th St. in Huntington) for an informational meeting on the area’s proposed fracked-gas pipelines, as well as other oil and gas industry threats to our region.More
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelinesRogersville Shale
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 Vivian Dec 6, 2016
December 2016 Rogersville Fact Sheet: List of Deep, Deep Wells Drilled in Our Area
Catch up on the latest info we've found on the Rogersville Shale, including drilled wells we know about at the moment.More
Issues: FrackingPollutionRogersville Shale
Pipeline
Hoots and HollersPipeline Gallery OVEC Nov 20, 2016
Multiple Fracked Gas Pipelines Planned to Run Near or Cross Under Ohio River
Of all the pipelines planned for the Huntington area, Columbia’s proposed Leach Xpress pipeline is farthest along in the approval process. It would originate near the Ohio/Pennsylvania border, pass through Ohio’s fracking region, and then go under the Ohio River near the Camden Amusement Park, near Huntington, WV. More
Issues: Climate changeMarcellus shalePipelinesRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 5, 2016
We Need You to Help Monitor Water Quality Along Proposed Pipeline Route
Calling all volunteer water quality monitors. What: Fracked Gas Pipeline Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Training When: Sunday, October 16, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Where: Coonskin Park Tennis Center, Charleston, WV If you are interested in attending the training, please fill out the application linked to in this post--by October 10.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesPollutionRogersville ShaleWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Sep 6, 2016
Resources for Info on #Fracking Health Effects
A near-constant stream of studies released by scientists and health professionals indicate major health problems for folks who live fracking-related activities.More
Issues: FrackingHealthMarcellus shalePipelinesPollutionRogersville Shale
Press Release OVEC Aug 4, 2016
Groups Unite to Protect Our Region From Fracked Gas and Related Infrastructure
During the last weekend of July, more than 50 leaders representing 26 organizations from 6 states gathered at the Southern Appalachian Labor School. They discussed ways to strengthen regional work around issues people face from fracked gas drilling, waste disposal and related infrastructure concerns, and they heard a keynote address from a member of a group that organized to defeat the Keystone XL pipeline.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 3, 2016
Get Local in Joining Frack Free America Day of Action June 7
Frackfree America has declared June 7 a Frack Free America Day of Action. We encourage you to get local in joining this national action by engaging in some type of public, legal and peaceful way of declaring your neighborhood and/or community’s aversion to gas fracking encroachment. You could host a “toxic tea party” or a silent or prayer vigil. We've got other ideas, too...More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shaleRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 5, 2016
Fact Sheet: What the Frack is Going On in Putnam County?
Folks in Putnam County might want to know that our neighbors in north central West Virginia have experienced an assault on their land, air, water, health and way of life with the rapid rise and expansion of fracking, waste disposal and associated infrastructure. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 19, 2016
Take Action: Support Fayette County O&G Waste Disposal Ban
This blog is adapted from an e-mail sent out by members of POWHR, a coalition of groups working to oppose the onslaught of pipelines proposed for West Virginia and Virginia. POWHR – Protecting Our Water, Heritage, Rights EQT has brought a lawsuit against Fayette, the first county in West Virginia to pass an ordinance to ban […]More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePollutionRogersville Shale
Press Release OVEC Jan 14, 2016
Shale and Pipelines: What the Frack is Going On in Putnam County?
Our neighbors up north have experienced an assault on their land, air, water, health and way of life with the rapid rise and expansion of unconventional deep shale oil and gas drilling, waste disposal and associated infrastructure. Come meet your neighbors and discuss these issues.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesRogersville Shale
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
This shot was taken by a photographer with the Huntington newspaper. Used with permission.
Action Alert Vivian Dec 28, 2015
2015 Recap and a Look Ahead; End of Year Appeal
As 2015 draws to a close, many of us are inclined to reflect on the successes and challenges the year brought.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalRogersville ShaleSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 18, 2015
Shale and Pipelines: What the Frack is Going On in Putnam County?
Shale and Pipelines: What the Frack is Going On in Putnam County? 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, January 21 Eleanor Presbyterian Church 205 Eleanor Circle, Eleanor, WV OVEC is sponsoring this community forum. Come out to meet your neighbors and What does the development of Rogersville Shale and the proposed Mountaineer XPress Pipeline mean for our […]More
Issues: FrackingPollutionRogersville Shale
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