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Newlsetter OVEC Jun 14, 2018
Winds of Change, Summer, 2018
March 22 is World Water Day, and to celebrate, we teamed up with our partners in the Tri-State Water Defense group for a couple of events. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 7, 2018
Jam-packed June: Jump to it for Justice
Here are some of the regional June events you can attend and actions you can take to help the long arc of the moral universe bend ever closer to justice... More
Issues: Clean electionsCoalFrackingPipelinesSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 5, 2018
Join Tri-State Water Defense Network on June 16
Join Tri-State Water Defense Network on June 16 in Huntington for the Ohio River Sweep in the morning, Radical Joy for the Ohio River at noon, and the 2nd Annual Huntington Pride Picnic at 3. More
Issues: WaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 22, 2018
Video 4: What is FERC?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the fourth and final video in an educational series meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC, fracking, and extreme energy. Watch, then take action! More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 18, 2018
First Stage of ASH: Falcon Pipeline; Comment by May 30
The Falcon Pipeline is a critical first component of the Appalachian Storage Hub, so comment in person May 23, or comment in writing by May 30. Here's how. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 18, 2018
Asking You to Sign On to a Couple of Letters, Upcoming Events
Spring into action: Endorse the Poor People's Campaign by signing on to a letter today; Come out to Sustainability Fair tomorrow; Comment on the Falcon Pipeline; Get your tickets for Reflections on Sacred Actions for Earth. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFaithPipelinesRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 17, 2018
#BreakFreeFromPlastic Tour Includes Stop in Wetzel County, West Virginia
Plastics don’t just pollute the ocean, they pollute from cradle to grave starting with the communities impacted by oil & gas extraction from which plastics are made. International #breakfreefromplastics tour includes a day with OVEC, and many of our allies. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Poor People’s Campaign Resurrected: Sign-On to Statement of Support
We are encouraging individuals and groups to sign on to a letter of support for the Poor People's Campaign. We urge others in our movement to endorse and join with the Poor People’s Campaign. We call particular attention to the plan for actions the week of June 3-9 on ecological devastation and health. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justiceTransition economyWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Video 3: Greed Pays: Pipelines and Profits
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the third in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch, learn, share. More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 8, 2018
Video 2: Is Natural Gas a Clean Alternative?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the second in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch and share! More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 7, 2018
Reserve Your Free Ticket Now for “Reflections on Sacred Actions for Earth;” Tabling Available
Tickets now on sale for Catholic Committee of Appalachia's benefit evening, held in honor of Friends of Water founder Chris Hale, featuring "Reflections on Sacred Action for Earth" with WV-born authors Denise Giardina and Ann Pancake, in a conversation moderated by OVEC's retired ED, Janet Keating. More
Issues: FaithFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 1, 2018
Video 1: Are Oil and Gas Pipelines for the Public Good?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the first in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC, fracking, and extreme energy. Please watch, learn, and share! More
Issues: FERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 19, 2018
Final Hours to Register to Speak at EPA’s Hearing on Outrageous Rollback of the Coal Ash Rule
It's down to the wire! There are just a few hours left to register to speak at EPA's public hearing on their outrageous rollback of the coal ash rule next Tuesday. More
Issues: CoalPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 18, 2018
Help Create Our Local Global Earth Exchange 2018
OVEC's is seeking volunteers and representatives of local progressive groups to help organize a local Global Earth Exchange event, on the banks of the Ohio River on June 16.   More
Issues: PollutionWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 18, 2018
What Lies Upstream Airing on WV PBS for the Week of Earth Day
During the week of Earth Day 2018, WV PBS is airing the documentary What Lies Upstream. The Independent Lens documentary is also available to stream online. The film examines the 2014 MCHM water crisis, water issues around the nation and the role of regulators. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksMCHM
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 10, 2018
CRACK FERC OPEN JUNE 23-25 IN DC: The Time is Now to Escalate!
It is time to escalate at FERC. BXE is planning three days of sharing/training, art-building and action from June 23-25, beginning the morning of Saturday, June 23. More
Issues: CoalFrackingPipelines
Press Release OVEC Apr 4, 2018
Media Advisory: This Weekend at Jackson’s Mill: Community Organizing Summit Hosted by the Appalachian Gas Working Group
Media Advisory: April 6-8 at Jackson's Mill: Community Organizing Summit hosted by the Appalachian Gas Working Group. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelines
Newlsetter OVEC Apr 2, 2018
Winds of Change, Spring 2018
If it is developed, this hub would bring a massive build-up of the petrochemical industry along the Ohio River from Beaver, PA, beyond Huntington, WV, and into Catlettsburg, KY. It would include a spur from the Kanawha River. Champions of the proposed hub see this as a good thing. But, we know otherwise from the experience of people who live near petrochemical plants. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesRenewable energy
In the hills and hollows
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 29, 2018
Last Chance to Register for Community Organizing Summit; Upcoming Events
The deadline to register for the Appalachian Group Working Group Community Organizing Summit is 4 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 30. More info here, plus info on upcoming events in Charleston. More
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 22, 2018
#TBT: Lawsuits Have Helped Slow MTR; What’s Up with the Settlement Money
The laws surrounding mountaintop removal in West Virginia have never been adequately enforced. We are so grateful to our attorneys who have worked with us for more than a decade to successfully sue MTR coal companies, corporate landowners, and government agencies for egregious legal failures. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSocial justiceSustainability
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