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OVEC, Others Challenge Blair Mountain Mining Permit
Dont Let Area Power Plants Make Our Air Even Worse
Renewable Energy and a Renewed E-Council
Coal Expo Exposed:
Sludge is Not Safe
Coal Expo Exposed: Protesters Rally at Candlelight Vigil
Are Your US Senators and Reps Climate Champions?
Oberlin College Doing the Right Thing With Education
Bush Admin. Finalizes Mountain Massacre Study
Christians for the Mountains: Statement by Denise Giardina
Christians for the Mountains Spread Word of Responsible Earthkeeping And That Means an End to Mountaintop Removal
Massey Launches Total Environment Web Assault
Reckless Disregard: Settlement doesnt clear Massey, MSHA
Legal Victory! Judge Tosses OSM's Water Rule Approval
WV Passes Landmark Law Curbing 527 Groups
Capito Got Most
DeLay Money
Texas Congressman Kills National Renewable Energy Standard
Coal Industry Money Fuels Public Policy in West Virginia
Reports Detail
Senate Race Donors
Foxes Guarding Henhouse - Why We Need Real Campaign Finance Reform
Unclean Coal: Myth Perpetrators Get an Earful
Coal Very Costly, Not Cheap, If ALL Impacts Are Factored In
T H A N K S !
Update on Blair Mountain - Feds Want Still More Information
SouthWings Needs YOU!
WV Ranked 7th in Mercury Emissions
From Ireland to
Blair Mountain,
with Love and Lyrics
WV Singers and Songwriters Wanted for Blair Mountain Project
Rosa Parks Lights the Way
Holiday Shopping with OVEC
Students Pray for Kayford
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Articles not in the printed newsletter
Change or Die
Courage to Move Beyond Coal
Climate of Change: It's Easy to Save Money Being Green
Sequestration Smokescreen?
Massey settlement agreement scuttles insider trading allegations
Mining 'is turning Eastern Kentucky into a despicable latrine'
Ecoterrorism Tops the Charts
Human Activities Cause of Current Extinction Crisis
Kentucky needs study on truck weight limits
Meanwhile, elsewhere (jobs, money, renewable energy)
Mining pollution in Coal River needs drastic cut, state says
Not Nice to Wonder?
Things you can do for a better planet (while saving money!)
Where's the money for the Island Creek flood project?
Visiting Van, WV

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Winds of Change Newsletter, December 2005     See sidebar for table of contents

T H A N K S !

Thank you!

To Joan Linville of Vanfor all the hard work she put into helping to save our homes and communities.We needmore people like you!

To Jim and JeanFoster for doinginterviews with folks and telling them like it is.

To everyone who attended the Friends of Mountains meeting in Van. We need your support always.Call (304) 245-8481 to find out the time and date of next area meeting.

To David Orr and his wonderful wife for showing Larry Gibson and Maria Gunnoe around the Oberlin campus. Thank you for the tremendous support that you continue to give to all of us who are affected by mountaintop removal.

To the students in the Oberlinenvironmental policies class: You rock!Keep up the great work It isso encouraging to see such a great group of kids in action!

To Mary Wildfire and Greg Wood: WOC on! Thanks to RB for shelter in several storms. To Don Alexander for lots.

Thanks to all the incredible folks in Mingo, Logan, Raleigh and Boone Counties who continue to show incredible spunk and perseverance in the face of adversity!

To Chris Willie Dodson, Walter Young, Patricia Lynn Feeney, Julian Martin, Bill Price, Michael Morrison for all your help with outreach in Mingo County. Great work! And to Wilma and Terry Steele and Carol and Walter Young for giving us a pillow for our sleepy heads in Mingo County, and Barb and Roby Chafin for an early thanksgiving dinner. Also Leroy Runyon in Mingo County, your support is necessary and priceless. You all keep up the good fight.

To Christine Zachary, Michael Morrison, Chris Willie Dodson, John Gancs, John Taylor, Eddy, Balance Callicoat, Libby Callicoat and Whitney Eskew, for mailing help.

To Perry Bryant, Julie Archer, and Steve White, and others who for a job well-done at the public hearing on the 527 bill during the September special session of the WV legislature.

To Si Galperin, Susan Sobkoviak, Winnie Strezlecki, Julie Archer, and John Welbourn for their Clean Elections sub-committee work.

To Mayor Richie Robb D now for always standing up for democracy and the public interest.

To Kathryn Stone, for her ever-generous and secret donations for FOM and Clean Elections (a little birdie told us!).

To the Unitarian Universalists in Charleston for the use of their facilities for meetings.

To Sister Connell and her peers in Whitesville.

To the Sylvester Dustbusters.

To Reverend Jeff Allen for patiently pursuing and succeeding in bringing Community Shares to West Virginia! And for his many great ideas, his dedication to the land and people of Appalachia, and his courageous spirit and witness to the faith community about the importance of preserving Gods Creation.

To Allen Johnson, Carol Warren, Mary Ellen OFarrell, Dr. Bob Marshall for their service on the steering committee of the newly formed Christians for the Mountains.

To Jack Spadaro, a true patriot and road warrior for his volunteer efforts to help stop mountaintop removal.

To OVEC board member Regina Hendrix for leading the Christians to the Mountains tour to Kayford Mountain and her continued efforts to preserve Blair Mountain as a site on the National Register of Historic Places.

To OVEC board member Larry Gibson for endless work.

To Lisa Smith for being a quiet inspiration for us to want to do our best.

Thank you for a great Treehuggers Ball 2005 Our 16th Annual Ball:

All the volunteers!

Michael Morrison, Meaghan Duffy, Tyler Gagai, Regina Hendrix, Mark Smith, Jerise Fogel, Elizabeth Duke and Mary Wildfire for outreach, collecting items and staffing the ball.

All the donors!

Avalon Gifts (Connie Zirkle), Big Rock & the CandyAss Mt. Boys, Borders Books, Chili Willis Restaurant, Chris Worth, Cold Stone Creamery, Empire Books, Frog Creek Books, Gina Hart-Smith, Happy Camper, Hillbilly Hot Dogs, Java Joint, JB Dolin, Jerise Fogel, La Paix Herb Farm, Lavalette Nursery, Mark Smith, Mary Ramsay, Michael Morrison, Nawab Indian Cuisine, Old Village Roaster, Rick Bady, Scent from Heaven, Starbucks Caf, Wes Harris and West Tenampa Restaurante.

The musicians!

Thank you Tonya Adkins and Brett Senters & Co. Plus an extra big thanks to Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys. You were all great as usual. Special thanks to Eric Fout of Big Rock for the organizing and promotion work.

The hosts!

Thank you Amber and Jason (Java Joint) for your patience and your kindness, and for opening up your space to all of us radical types. Many thanks also to the wonderful staff.

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