Upcoming Events in WV ~ Do Come Out!
Sept 1: 6 – 8 p.m. “Public meeting” at DEP headquarters in Charleston, WV. The DEP Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is considering issuing a revised “general permit” for air quality at gas compressor stations (G35-C). See our calendar page for more details.
Sept. 3: Protest Dick Cheney’s Visit to West Virginia Meet up by 11:30 a.m. at the White Sulphur Springs City Park. Details here.
Sept. 4: 7 p.m. Screening of Blood on the Mountain at WV State Culture Center. Free tickets available now, click here. Read why Wilma Steele, pictured below, is inviting you to come see Blood on the Mountain.
Sept. 12: 11 a.m. OVEC, Catholic Committee of Appalachia and the WV Chapter of the Sierra Club invite you to join the Appalachian part of an international event, The Ground Beneath Our Hearts, at Kanawha State Forest. Participants are asked to bring two items from the ground close to their hearts.
Learn more here. We sure hope to see you in the Forest! Also see: Paul Epstein: Innovate, don’t evacuate, coalfields.
Even now, before the event, The Ground Beneath Our Hearts want to help tell your story around the world. You’re invited to submit photos, video and text. Learn how here.
Sept. 14: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Huntington Chapter of the WV Citizens Climate Lobby meets at the Cabell County Public Library, in Meeting Room #1.
Sept. 14-15: Our Children Our Future’s Annual Policy Summit. OVEC members and supporters are strongly encouraged to attend and participate.
Sept. 17: 5 – 9 p.m. Stream Protection Rule Draft Environmental Impact Statement Hearing at the Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston, WV. All hands on deck!
Read this note from OVEC organizer Dustin White on why we really need you to attend a hearing or submit a written comment.
If you plan to speak at the hearing, we suggest arriving 30 minutes to an hour early in order to get your name on the speakers list.
Learn more here. Check our blog for updates, including talking points. Also, please check the iLoveMountains website, and help spread the word.
Sept. 18 – 20: Catholic Committee of Appalachia’s Annual Gathering, this year addressing WATER: The Practical, Political and Spiritual Implications. More information here. Deadline to register is September 10.
Find more events on our online calendar here. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates. If you have an event that you’d like us to consider for publication, e-mail the details to email@example.com.
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