Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

Women in Black - Funeral for the Mountains
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Funeral for the Mountains

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OVEC's People in Action Galleries feature photographs and stories of environmental activism.

We know we are way behind on getting these posts up! Does that mean nobody has been a peep in action? No, the opposite is true. We cant keep up online with documenting whats going on in the offline world. Until we do catch up with the People in Action posts, please check our action alerts, newsletters and daily news links to stay abreast of what we are up to. And, to help build a better future, join us in action by signing up for actions alerts and joining OVEC.

Archives: People in Action Galleries

OVEC Organizer Maria Gunnoe at Work

Blessing of the Mountain  (April 5, 2008)

Democratic Presidential Candidates Visit West Virginia (March 19-20, 2008)

Leveling Appalachia  (December 4, 2007)

Kathy Mattea Tours Mountaintop Removal Sites  (July 10, 2007)

Converting Coal to Liquid is Nuts (June 18, 2007)

Appalachian Coalfield Delegation Visits United Nations (May 8, 2007)

Christians for the Mountains Night  (April 14, 2007)

Marshfork ElementaryDemanding a New, Safe School  (March 16, 2007)

WV E-Council's E-Day! 2007 (March 3, 2007)

West Virginians take on the Fat Cats  (March 1, 2007)

Buffalo Creek Remembered: 35 Years Later  (February 26, 2007)

Meeting Four: Is Coal Slurry Poisoning Well Water? (January 9, 2007)

Meeting Three: Is Coal Slurry Poisoning Well Water? (December 10, 2006)

Meeting Two: Is Coal Slurry Poisoning Well Water? (November 15, 2006)

The Appalachian Landscape: Bob Ross Don't Live Here No More (November 11, 2006)

17th Annual Treehuggers' Ball (November 10, 2006)

Meeting One: Coal Slurry Poisoning Well Water?  (October 16, 2006)

Writers Weep   (October 16 and 17, 2006)

Charleston WV to DC Walk: Pennies Of Promise (September 13, 2006)

FOCer Bowl (September 2, 2006)

Charleston WV to DC Walk: Pennies Of Promise (August 2, 2006)

Coal River Residents Start Pennies of Promise (May 30, 2006)

Memorial Day on Kayford Mountain  (May 29, 2006)

Healing Mountains  (May 26-29, 2006)

Coalfield Residents Take It to the United Nations in NYC  (May, 2006)

OVEC Annual Meeting  (April 22, 2006)

Black Diamonds Movie  (March 11, 2006)

Remember Buffalo Creek Day  (February 27, 2006)

E-Day! At the State Capitol: More Sludge Stories  (February 14, 2006)

At the State Capitol: Sludge Stories  (February 2, 2006)

At the Interims: Sludge Stories (January 10, 2006)

More of Massey's Total Environment: Coal Slurry spills (December 10, 2005)

Coalfield supporters march for the mountains, the streams and the people they nurture  (October 20, 2005)

Coalfield supporters hold candlelight vigil for the mountains outside coal expo  (October 19, 2005)

Stream Buffer Zone Press Conference and Meeting  (August 24, 2005)

Stop Mountaintop Removal Rally (July 30, 2005)

Beautiful Kilowatts -- People Power in Action  (June17-19, 2005)

Masses Amass Again Against Massey  (May 31, 2005)

Community Members Take Action For the Sake of the Kids  (May 24, 2005)

The Appalachians Premiers in WV Cultural Center  (May 7, 2005)

Mountain Justice Summer Kick-Off Rally & Concert  (March 31, 2005)

WV E-Council's E-Day! 2005  (March 30, 2005)

Just What Does DEP Stand For?  (March 9, 2005)

Citizens Fed Up With WV DEP  (February 10, 2005)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial March  (January 17, 2005)

Challenged: Blankenships Buyout of Justice and Democracy  (November 11, 2004)

The Race to Dismantle Racism  (September 18, 2004)

Highway to Hell  (July 22, 2004)

Moving Mountains CD Release Party  (July 21, 2004)

"The Day After Tomorrow"  (May 28, 2004)

Stop Massey's Mountaintop Removal Madness  (May 18, 2004)

Prop-Making Session  (May 15, 2004)

Meet the Candidates Forum  (April 13, 2004)

Bush's 7th Visit to West Virginia  (April 2, 2004)

OSM Silence Birds and Amphibians; Ignores People Too; Public Hearings in WV, KY, TN, PA and DC on Proposed Buffer Zone Rule Change (March 30, 2004)

One-Year Anniversary of the Invasion & Occupation of Iraq (March 20, 2004)

Coal River Mountain Watch and Members of American Indian Movement Unite For the Mountains  (March 13, 2004)

E-Day 2004  (February 17, 2004)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial  (January 19, 2004)

Bring Back Jack (Spadaro)  (January 13, 2004)

Cindy Rank Speaks the Truth to Massey CEO (October 28, 2003)

Huntington Multicultural Festival (September 7, 2003)

When it comes to DEP, we need all the Crums we can get!  (August 26, 2003)

Citizens for Clean Elections hosts Ms. Cecilia Martinez as an ambassador for Clean Elections  (August 3-5, 2003)

The People Comment Passionately On Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (July 24, 2003)

DECAF Awakens Delbarton  (July 19, 2003)

Groups in three states rally simultaneously  (June 23, 2003)

UMWA, Massey neighbors and Enviros Speak Truth To Massey Shareholders  (May 20, 2003)

Supporters travel to DC to see Judy Bonds receive the Goldman Prize  (April 16, 2003)

Julia (Judy) Bonds -- Mountain Heroine, Goldman Environmental Prize Winner for North America  (April 14, 2003)

No! to Increased Weight Limits for Coal Trucks Rally  (March 4, 2003)

E-Day! 2003  (February 25, 2003)

Peace Gathering in Spencer, WV  (February 15, 2003)

Residents of Sylvester, WV vs. Massey Energy subsidiary Elk Run Coal Co.  (February 5, 2003)

Citizens for Clean Elections reception and discussion, "Clean Elections in Maine"  (February 2, 2003)

The Mothman Cometh  (February 1, 2003)

World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil  (January 23-27, 2003)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March  (January 20, 2003)

Capitol Building Commission Meeting on MTR & "Low-Cost  Energy" Plaques  (January 2, 2003)

Just Gimme Some Truth  (November 18-23, 2002)

Spooky W in W. Va., Again (October 31, 2002)

Fayette County: A Community For All  (October 26, 2002)

Honor Miners, Not Machines that Take Their Jobs  (October 21, 2002)

Flooded Out Film Festival  (October 10, 2002)

Prayer Service at a TECO MTR Mine Site  (October 4, 2002)

Mountaineer Wind Energy Center (Sept. 23, 2002)

Press Conference and Memorial Service for Overweight Coal Truck Accident Victims  (September 5, 2002)

Protest: Life Near a Massey Mine is No Picnic (July 27, 2002)

Art for OVEC Opening (July 26, 2002)

Community Interfaith Prayer Service: No Coal Truck Weight Increase (July 14, 2002)

Exercising Freedom: Bush Protest
(July 4, 2002)

The Coal Summit (June 20-22, 2002)

Truly Clean Energy: Brother Sun, Sister Air (June 11, 2002)

Robert Kennedy, Jr. and Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson Join Us at Congressional Hearing and Press Conference Calling for an End to Illegal Mountaintop Removal (June 6, 2002)

Southern Regional Conference of the National Lawyers' Guild (May 31-June 2, 2002)

Coalfield Residents Visit Capitol Hill to Speak on Valley Fills (May 14-15,2002)

Protest at Massey Energy's Annual Stockholder Meeting, Richmond, Virginia (April 16, 2002)

Local Environmentalists Meet With Office of Surface Mining (OSM) (April 15, 2002)

Refinery Reform Campaign Visits DC (April 16, 17 2002)

Protest at the Corps of Engineers (April 1, 2002)

Black Lung Widows' March Kickoff Rally (March 15, 2002)

Enforce Coal Truck Weight Limits Rally (March 1, 2002)

WV Environmental Council E-Day  (Feb. 22, 2002)

Overweight Coal Truck Rally  (Feb. 14, 2002)

Bush Visits Belle, WV - Pretzel Logic  (Jan. 22, 2002)

Sludge Disaster: Unhappy Anniversary  (Oct. 11, 2001)

West Virginia Energy and America's Future  (Capito Energy Forum, July 16, 2001)

Five Months After the Sludge Spill  (March 12, 2001)

Teach In: Could a Coal Sludge Disaster Come to a Community Near You?  (Jan 23 2001)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  (January 15, 2001)

Public Hearing on Permit Renewals for a Coal Sludge Impoundment  (December 5, 2000)

Funeral for the Mountains  (Oct. 28, 2000)

Coldwater Creek Sludge Spill  (October 26, 2000)

Dioxin Press Conference  (June 9, 2000)

King Koal Appears Outside the Charleston Office of Surface Mining  (April 2000)


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