OVEC Action Alert

Ba-dee-ya, actionin’ in September

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Action Alert
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Sep 1, 2020 View / Comment Online
 

Ba-dee-ya, say, do you remember? Ba-dee-ya, actionin’ in September! It’s almost fall, y’all, and we have some simple ways to stay connected from wherever you are.


The Story of Plastic: Virtual Film Screening + Panel Discussion

You’re invited to a special online film screening and panel discussion of The Story of Plastic, an award-winning documentary film that exposes the local and global environmental, climate, justice, and health impacts of the plastic industry.
 
To attend, RSVP to receive a link to stream the film online. The link will be delivered to you by 2 p.m. on September 2 prior to the panel discussion. Click here to register for a link to the film.
 
After watching The Story of Plastic, join us for a virtual panel discussion and Q&A via Zoom on September 2 at 6:30 p.m. EST to hear from panelists:

• Amy Parsons-White, Sustainability Manager at Marshall University

• Bev Reed, Community Activist with Concerned Ohio River Residents (CORR)

• Michael Doshi, Director of Partnerships with Agalita Marine Research & Education and documentary filmmaker with The Story of Plastic

Oil and Gas on the Ohio River: Submit Comments to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

A coalition recently organized a public hearing in response to a convoluted public meeting held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the permits for proposed barge facilities to transport oil and gas waste on the Ohio River.

Do you want oil and gas in your water? Organizers are accepting additional comments for the U.S. Army Corps until the end of Wednesday, September 2.

Fill out this form to submit your comment for the public record.


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Updated: Sep 1, 2020 — 7:12 pm

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