Posts by OVEC


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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 18, 2021
Criss Cross About Attacks on Water Protections: Help Out!
Please take action to protect our most precious resource. Learn more and take action here. More
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 9, 2021
Plastics and Petrochemicals: How They Affect You and the Environment
Knowledge is power, the power to resist petrochemical/plastics as our future and build a better future for our region. Watch Dr. Randi Pokladnik's presentations on plastics and you, then join us in taking action! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubHealthPetrochemicalssingle-use plastics
Press Release OVEC Feb 5, 2021
Advocates and State Lawmakers Present Solutions for WVDEP Office of Oil and Gas Budget Shortfalls
OVEC and WV Rivers Coalition held a virtual press conference about solutions to recurring budget shortfalls at the WVDEP Office of Oil and Gas. More
Issues: DEPWV Legislature
Press Release OVEC Feb 2, 2021
Press Conference: Legislative Response to WVDEP Oil and Gas Budget/Layoffs
The recurring budget shortfalls for the Office of Oil and Gas affect owners of property on which over 60,000 oil and gas wells are located. This problem needs to be addressed during the upcoming Legislative Session. More
Issues: DEPFossil fuelsWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 2, 2021
Action Alert: February Focus
The first month of 2021 lasted a whole year, so here at OVEC we're ready to focus on February and all that we can accomplish for Appalachia together. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubSocial justiceWV Legislature
Press Release OVEC Jan 29, 2021
OVEC Calls for Community Dialogue in Response to Executive Actions
Economic diversification through renewable energy development is one viable path forward if we hope to achieve our shared vision for a prosperous region. More
Issues: Climate changeEnergyRenewable energyTransition economy
Action Alert OVEC Jan 28, 2021
ICYMI: What OVEC’s Been Up To
So pop some popcorn and put on your cozies (that is if you aren't currently living in them), it’s time to binge watch some environmental justice work! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate change
Action Alert OVEC Jan 28, 2021
Defend Our Democracy: WVCCE
WVCCE has been the recipient of a match grant until January 31, so join us in preserving West Virginia’s democracy and keeping Charleston accountable. More
Issues: Clean electionsPro DemocracyWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 23, 2021
Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions
For fenceline communities, for the climate, for wildlife, for all our futures, urge President Biden to take eight key executive actions aimed at solving the plastic pollution crisis. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 22, 2021
ICYMI: Remembering the WV Water Crisis
January 9, 2021 marked the 7th anniversary of the MCHM spill into the Elk River, leaving 300,000 people without access to clean water for days. Panelists gave compelling testimony. More
Issues: MCHMWV American Water
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 22, 2021
ICYMI: Congressional Committee’s Environmental Justice Now Tour: Appalachia
Hear hear. Hear us here! OVEC organizer Alex Cole joins other Appalachians speaking to the House Natural Resource Committee on the need for Environmental Justice Now. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalPetrochemicalsPollutionPro Democracy
Action Alert OVEC Jan 20, 2021
Join Us: Mountaineer NGL Storage Facility Community Meeting
Join the Concerned Ohio River Residents and OVEC for a community meeting on January 21 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. — Storing explosive gases under the Ohio River is unacceptable. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubWater
Action Alert OVEC Jan 15, 2021
Jumpin’ January Continues
We thought we'd better get another note out to you before Inauguration Day, just in case you are massively distracted around that time. While we ponder what may transpire next, let's do continue holding people accountable for what has transpired. More
Issues: Clean electionsSocial justiceSustainability
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 15, 2021
#FBF: Why We March—Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Political struggles are not won by lone individuals or lone organization or lone movements. More
Issues: Social justice
Press Release OVEC Jan 8, 2021
5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement Celebration – A WV Online Celebration
On Saturday, January 9, at 7 p.m. EST, Corazón Latino, Moms Clean Air Force, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, WV Rivers Coalition, Redescubre El Yunque, and the WV Climate Alliance will host a Facebook live event to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Jan 7, 2021
January Jump into Action
It's nice to have 2020 behind us, but there's so much more to be done. Here are some quick and easy action to help us keep those resolutions. More
Issues: Climate changePro DemocracyWater
Action Alert OVEC Dec 31, 2020
See You Next Year
Here's to you and a better New Year. Thanks so much for supporting OVEC's work; because of you, we are ready for 2021! More
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Newsletter OVEC Dec 22, 2020
Winds of Change, Winter 2020
OVEC volunteer Dr. Randi Pokladnik and former Vice President Al Gore talk about petrochemicals and climate, and much more in our Winter 20-21 newsletter. More
Issues: Climate changeMountaintop removalPetrochemicalsPro Democracy
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Action Alert OVEC Dec 9, 2020
Take Action with OVEC this December
Wrap up 2020 with a few more actions, then let's boot this year on outta here. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicals
Press Release OVEC Dec 8, 2020
550 Groups Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions
A coalition of more than 550 community and conservation organizations today released its Presidential Plastics Action Plan, urging President-elect Joe Biden to take eight key executive actions to solve the plastic pollution crisis. More
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