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Newlsetter OVEC Dec 14, 2018
Winds of Change, Winter, 2018-2019
On the misty morning of September 8, close to the Ohio River’s shores, about 50 people gathered at Heritage Station in Huntington, WV, to rally and march through downtown to cry out for climate action. Our rally that day was one of thousands held worldwide to make a grassroots push for clean energy and sustainable communities. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMountaintop removalPetrochemicalPollutionWV American Water
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 11, 2018
Why I Support OVEC. I Hope You Will Too.
I’ve supported OVEC all these years because the tenacious group of people has enriched my life and my community. I am asking you to show your support to OVEC, too, by making your tax-deductible donation today. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removal
Action Alert OVEC Dec 11, 2018
Give a Holiday Gift to the Ohio River Valley: Comment Today; More Upcoming Actions
Give the gift of action! While you might be thinking of hibernation, there are still a few more actions to take before that winter nap. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 27, 2018
This #GivingTuesday: Help Stop the Petrochemical Zombie Attack
ASH would be a grave threat to the drinking water of millions of people. Politicians dreams of locking us into a petrochemical future is flat-out nuts, especially in light of all the grave climate change studies and reports that have emerged in recent months. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 7, 2018
WV Environmental Council Hiring for Lobbyist Positions
The WV Environmental Council is seeking lobbying proposals for full time legislative lobbying during the 2019 regular Legislative Session, which runs from January 9 through March 9, 2019. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalTransition economy
Action Alert OVEC Nov 5, 2018
The Climate is Ripe for Change: Vote Tomorrow. Come Out Tonight. Support Minden. Act.
Vote: If you haven't voted already, please get thee to the polls on November 6. And every Monday in November, come find out about the Devil We Know. And be sure to make comments for Minden by Nov. 13. More
Issues: Climate changePollutionSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 1, 2018
Hey WV, If You Haven’t Voted Yet, Vote!
A guide to voting in Cabell County and elsewhere in WV. Vote, vote, vote! More
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 24, 2018
Early Voting On in WV from October 24 to November 3
Why vote? The powers-that-be are trying to make it harder for you to vote! Don't take that--get out and vote. Here are some ways to inform yourself. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 11, 2018
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report: Support One Another, Upcoming Events
This latest IPCC report underscores the need for us to support one another. The film UNFRACTURED helps illustrate just one way to action. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingRenewable energyTransition economy
Press Release OVEC Oct 4, 2018
Groups Applaud Progress on Ohio River Protections
Your comments worked--for now! We will need to continue to let ORSANCO know we what it to maintain its role in pollution control standards for the Ohio River. More
Issues: CoalFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 2, 2018
Sign-On Letter: “Innovation Valley: A Cleaner, Better Vision for the Ohio River Valley” #NoASH
WV, OH, and PA grassroots groups are circulating a sign-on letter to our states' governors calling for an alternative future in the Ohio River Valley, one that is not based on extraction and harm. Deadline to sign is Oct. 19 More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPollutionWater
Press Release OVEC Oct 1, 2018
Ohio River Advocates to Governors: Reject Roll-Back of Clean Water Protections
In the lead-up to an October 4 vote that could overturn 70 years of regional collaboration to reduce pollution in the Ohio River, advocates are urging regional governors to reject weakening clean water protections to the river, which is the source of drinking water for more than five million people. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Newlsetter OVEC Sep 19, 2018
Winds of Change, Fall, 2018
On June 27, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places announced its decision to restore the site of the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain labor conflict to the National Register, which should help protect the site from mountaintop removal coal mining. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 17, 2018
Elizabeth Catte’s Talk: Petrochem Wrong for Appalachia’s Future
Politicians promoting a massive petrochemical complex for our region would be getting the future of Appalachia all wrong if they have their way. Support those already living in Cancer Alleys in LA and TX and get up, get active right here in WV! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 6, 2018
Page-Kincaid Water Woes: Volunteers and Water Donations Needed
Donations of water or cash to buy water and volunteers to offload water are needed in Page-Kincaid area of Fayette County. More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removalWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 6, 2018
Help the Alliance for Appalachia Bring 40 Appalachians to D.C.
The Alliance for Appalachia is in the midst of raising funds by Sept. 15 to bring 40 representatives from member organizations to Washington, D.C. this fall to tell their stories about mountaintop removal impacts, black lung, and the region's efforts to create a sustainable economy. Donate! More
Issues: Black lungCoalMountaintop removalTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 5, 2018
Coal Doc, Coal News, OVEC Quotes, Your Notes, Our Actions
The young people of West Virginia are clear-eyed about what will help their state move forward—and it’s not more mines More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubCoalTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 20, 2018
DEP Public Hearing on State Plan for the Control of Air Pollution from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Here are comments you can use to draft your own. The hearing and comment deadline are today, August 20. More
Issues: FrackingPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 17, 2018
Survey Says: Americans of All Stripes Want Renewable Energy; Tell The Candidates!
Americans of all political persuasions are into renewable energy. Let political candidates know, and be registered and ready to vote! More
Issues: Renewable energyWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 17, 2018
Eminent Domain, Property Value, and Fracked Gas Pipelines
Pipeline companies don’t care that their actions cost us. They make money by externalizing as many costs as possible, like pollution of our environment. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesWater
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