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Press Release Vivian Mar 10, 2017
OVEC Releases Renew West Virginia Special Edition Newspaper
What is our energy future? That’s the question addressed in a new publication from OVEC. Renew West Virginia examines the health and pollution impacts of the fracking boom, details fracking-related projects proposed for the Huntington area and explores the nationwide growth of renewable energy and related jobs, with a focus on the renewable energy efforts underway here.More
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 15, 2017
Oroville Dam Situation Dredges Up Worries Over Coal Sludge Dams
Climate change, unsafe dams, scofflaw coal companies and corporate-controlled government make for ongoing worry. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalDEPEPA
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 10, 2017
Air, Noise, and Light Pollution and Fracking
In May 2014, Dr. Michael McCawley, of WVU’s School of Public Health submitted a study titled “Air, Noise, and Light Monitoring Results for Assessing Environmental Impacts of Horizontal Gas Well Drilling Operations (ETD‐10 Project)” to WV DEP’s Division of Air Quality.More
Issues: FrackingHealth
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
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jan 26, 2017
Save the Date: April 28 is OVEC’s 20th Treehuggers’ Ball and 30th Birthday Bash
The Rumpke Mountain Boys will help OVEC celebrate our 20th Treehuggers' Ball and 30th Anniversary! Join us April 28 at the V Club in Huntington, WV.More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalSustainability
Action Alert Vivian Jan 11, 2017
New Year’s Update, MLK March, Advocacy Training, Pipeline Comments
Here's to the New Year! In 2017, OVEC turns 30! To celebrate, we'll combine our Treehuggers' Ball (this will be our 20th Treehuggers' Ball!) and our 30th anniversary celebration into one big bash in Huntington. More
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Dec 15, 2016
#Fracking Industry’s Request Drive Us Bats! Comment Now, For Bats, For Web-of-Life
Does the idea that the oil and gas industry might get what could amount to a 50-year free-for-all in terms of harming bats drive you bats? If so, comment now! If not, remember human health is tied to the health of the web of life; please do comment. We have posted our comment below; feel free to us that to compose your own comments. More
Issues: FrackingPollution
Action Alert Vivian Dec 8, 2016
Thanks for Your Support in 2016! We’ve More to Do This Month, and We Look to 2017
OVEC's staff and Board of Directors extend to you all good wishes for love and joy in the holiday season. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removal
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
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
Action Alert Vivian Nov 21, 2016
Will You Take Our Survey? Job Opening; From Worry to Thankfulness
No doubt, you've got a lot on your mind right now, so here's a chance to vent a little, at least in terms of what OVEC's work should look like going forward.More
Issues: DEPMountaintop removalSocial justice
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 Vivian Oct 13, 2016
Hey Boone County, Defend Your Water at October 17 Meeting
The Boone County meeting will discuss the draft PSD Source Water Protection Plan. Comment Oct. 17 in person or by writing by Oct. 31More
Issues: PollutionWaterWest Virginia
Action Alert Vivian Oct 6, 2016
October’s Bursting With Action Opps; New Position Open
In This Alert: AmeriCorps VISTA Position Open with OVEC, Will You Volunteer for WV Streams?, Vote Vote Vote, Welcome Keena, Turnout For These EventsMore
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Oct 3, 2016
Sherwood Compressor Station Meeting Oct. 13: Comment Now
At 6 on Oct. 13, DEP hosts a public meeting on the proposed Sherwood Compressor Station, which could be built near Smithburg in Doddridge County, WV. This compressor station would be one component of Columbia Gas’ larger Mountaineer XPress Pipeline project, which involves 165 miles of various diameter pipeline, three new compressor stations (the other two in Calhoun and Jackson counties), modifications to three existing compressor stations and one regulating station. More
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelines
Action Alert Vivian Aug 31, 2016
Meet Our New ED and Check Out the Action Opps
In this alert: Meet Our Incoming ED and Wish Janet Well. Watch Your Water and Keep Your Kroger, Stay Tuned for Opp to Tell Researchers about MTR and HealthMore
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesWater
Action Alert Vivian Jul 11, 2016
Calling on You to Comment, Come Out, Contemplate
Support Our Work: Donate Recent Alerts View this alert online Stop a New MTR Permit on Coal River Mountain Coal River Mountain Watch is urging folks like you to attend an informal conference on Alpha Natural Resources’ 561-acre “Center Contour” mountaintop removal permit (number S300316) on Coal River Mountain. See recent photos and video of the site […]More
Issues: Mountaintop removalWV flood
Action Alert Vivian Jun 7, 2016
Contact Congress to Reclaim Our Mountains; Plant Seeds of Resistance, More
Support Our Work: Donate Recent Alerts View this alert online Tell Congress: It’s Time to Reclaim Our Mountains This week, some OVEC volunteers and a staff member are joining about 40 folks in Washington, D.C. to speak up to defend our water and reclaim our future—and they need your help. The RECLAIM Act, which would accelerate the release of $1 […]More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
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