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Hoots and Hollers Vivian May 18, 2018
50+ Groups Urge Tri-Caucus House Leaders to Stand Up for #NetNeutrality
%0 groups sign letter to Congress to restore #netneutrality. It's essential to the work of people whose voices have traditionally been marginalized, misrepresented, and even ignored. With a free and open internet, people can bypass media gatekeepers and speak directly to one another. More
Issues: Racial inequalitySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 18, 2018
Asking You to Sign On to a Couple of Letters, Upcoming Events
Spring into action: Endorse the Poor People's Campaign by signing on to a letter today; Come out to Sustainability Fair tomorrow; Comment on the Falcon Pipeline; Get your tickets for Reflections on Sacred Actions for Earth. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFaithPipelinesRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 17, 2018
#BreakFreeFromPlastic Tour Includes Stop in Wetzel County, West Virginia
Plastics don’t just pollute the ocean, they pollute from cradle to grave starting with the communities impacted by oil & gas extraction from which plastics are made. International #breakfreefromplastics tour includes a day with OVEC, and many of our allies. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Poor People’s Campaign Resurrected: Sign-On to Statement of Support
We are encouraging individuals and groups to sign on to a letter of support for the Poor People's Campaign. We urge others in our movement to endorse and join with the Poor People’s Campaign. We call particular attention to the plan for actions the week of June 3-9 on ecological devastation and health. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justiceTransition economyWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Video 3: Greed Pays: Pipelines and Profits
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the third in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch, learn, share. More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Vivian May 11, 2018
Demand FERC Reform – Sign Petition re FERC’s Pipeline Review Process
Despite the devastating impacts of pipeline infrastructure and despite multiple requests by citizens for more input, FERC has provided only minimal opportunity to comment. It is critical that FERC hear from the thousands who are being harmed by FERC-approved projects. Sign today, and help spread the word. More
Issues: FERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 8, 2018
Video 2: Is Natural Gas a Clean Alternative?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the second in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch and share! More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 7, 2018
Tickets on Sale Now for “Reflections on Sacred Actions for Earth;” Tabling Available
Tickets now on sale for Catholic Committee of Appalachia's benefit evening, held in honor of Friends of Water founder Chris Hale, featuring "Reflections on Sacred Action for Earth" with WV-born authors Denise Giardina and Ann Pancake, in a conversation moderated by OVEC's retired ED, Janet Keating. More
Issues: FaithFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 1, 2018
Video 1: Are Oil and Gas Pipelines for the Public Good?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the first in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC, fracking, and extreme energy. Please watch, learn, and share! More
Issues: FERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Apr 24, 2018
Our Members Speak: Fracking is New Economic Bubble
Could it be that a lot of the new fracked-gas-related infrastructure being built in our state and region—already resulting in significant deforestation and water pollution and numerous other problems—could end up being abandoned when the bubble bursts? More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 19, 2018
Final Hours to Register to Speak at EPA’s Hearing on Outrageous Rollback of the Coal Ash Rule
It's down to the wire! There are just a few hours left to register to speak at EPA's public hearing on their outrageous rollback of the coal ash rule next Tuesday. More
Issues: CoalPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 18, 2018
Help Create Our Local Global Earth Exchange 2018
OVEC's is seeking volunteers and representatives of local progressive groups to help organize a local Global Earth Exchange event, on the banks of the Ohio River on June 16.   More
Issues: PollutionWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 18, 2018
What Lies Upstream Airing on WV PBS for the Week of Earth Day
During the week of Earth Day 2018, WV PBS is airing the documentary What Lies Upstream. The Independent Lens documentary is also available to stream online. The film examines the 2014 MCHM water crisis, water issues around the nation and the role of regulators. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksMCHM
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 10, 2018
CRACK FERC OPEN JUNE 23-25 IN DC: The Time is Now to Escalate!
It is time to escalate at FERC. BXE is planning three days of sharing/training, art-building and action from June 23-25, beginning the morning of Saturday, June 23. More
Issues: CoalFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Apr 4, 2018
Big Questions About Proposed Appalachian Storage Hub/Petrochemical Complex
We've heard the news reports that the Appalachian Storage Hub/Petrochemical Complex project will be a "game changer" for our region, but how will it change our current "game"? A real game changer flips the same old, same old fossil fuel story. It’s time for water drinkers and air breathers to win! Team up!  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Apr 3, 2018
A Review of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, by Dr. Elizabeth Catte
In this powerful little book of 132 pages, Catte rises to eloquence at times in exploding myths and stereotypes about the Appalachian region of the United States. She will be the keynote speaker at OVEC's annual meeting on September 15. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalWest Virginia
In the hills and hollows
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 29, 2018
Last Chance to Register for Community Organizing Summit; Upcoming Events
The deadline to register for the Appalachian Group Working Group Community Organizing Summit is 4 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 30. More info here, plus info on upcoming events in Charleston. More
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 22, 2018
#TBT: Lawsuits Have Helped Slow MTR; What’s Up with the Settlement Money
The laws surrounding mountaintop removal in West Virginia have never been adequately enforced. We are so grateful to our attorneys who have worked with us for more than a decade to successfully sue MTR coal companies, corporate landowners, and government agencies for egregious legal failures. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSocial justiceSustainability
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Mar 22, 2018
Huntington: Today, Celebrate World Water Day; NAACP Candidate Forum; Up Your Activism Training
Celebrate World Water Day in Huntington, Meet the Candidates, and Energize Your Activism More
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 9, 2018
Register Now for Community Organizing Summit, Held April 6-8 at Jackson’s Mill
We want to help you take action against extraction. The summit offers trainings for grassroots movement building. Register by March 30. Scholarships available. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelines
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