Tag: Aboveground storage tanks

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Action Alert OVEC Mar 18, 2021
Marching On: MTR Permit “Hearing” at 4 Today, More
Take part in a virtual "informal" conference in regards to a huge mountaintop removal permit! More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubMountaintop removal
Action Alert OVEC Mar 5, 2021
Action Alert: March Forth
If you're still procrastinating on your spring cleaning like we are, let us guide you through some quick easy actions both local and national so you can look busy and help move the needle for environmental justice! More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWaterWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 26, 2021
People’s Public Hearing on HB 2598: Compelling Testimony
What do you do when your public servants won't hear from you about the safety of your drinking water? Hold your own public hearing. And call your delegates now! More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWV Legislature
Press Release OVEC Feb 25, 2021
People’s Public Hearing: HB 2598
After several public interest groups were denied their requests for the usual public hearing procedure in the House regarding a bill to amend the Aboveground Storage Tank Act, they’ve banded together to hold their own Public Hearing so the voice of citizens can be heard on critical issues that affect them, their families and communities. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksPro DemocracyWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 24, 2021
Urgent: A People’s Public Hearing on HB 2598
Join us on Friday, February 26 at 8:00 a.m. for a People's Public Hearing on HB 2598 to be held via Zoom. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 19, 2021
Act Now: Protect Our Drinking Water and Reject HB 2598
The WV Legislature and industry lobbyists have brought back the bill for exemptions to the Aboveground Storage Tank Act as HB 2598. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksHealthWaterWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 13, 2020
Say No to Removing Regulations of Tanks Near Drinking Water Intakes
The House Energy committee meets Tuesday and is expected to consider this bill. Defend our water! Please contact committee members ow to say, "No breaks for tanks in zones of critical concerns – reject HB4079!" More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jan 13, 2020
Come Out to E-Council’s Legislative Kick-Off Blast
Come out for the Legislative Kick-Off Blast and get to know your E-Council lobby team, learn about our 2020 legislative priorities, and meet some new friends! More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 7, 2018
WV Environmental Council Hiring for Lobbyist Positions
The WV Environmental Council is seeking lobbying proposals for full time legislative lobbying during the 2019 regular Legislative Session, which runs from January 9 through March 9, 2019. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 3, 2018
Comment for the Sake of the Ohio River; It’s About Our Lives
ORSANCO is currently taking comments on a proposal to change the way it deals with pollution control standards for the Ohio River. Not good! Please comment and write letters-to-the-editor. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingHealthMarcellus ShaleMountaintop removalPipelinesWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jul 3, 2018
Coordinated Ohio River Pollution Control Standards May Disappear: Comment!
Now is the time to write your comments for the sake of the Ohio River. ORSANCO has worked to ensure consistent water quality standards on the Ohio River for six decades and should not abdicate that role now. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksFrackingMountaintop removalPollutionWater
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 Jan 8, 2018
OVEC ED Statement on the 4th Anniversary of the MCHM #WVWaterCrisis
4 years after the #WVWaterCrisis, our water resources are still in peril. You can defend our water! Show up for the 60-day WV Legislative Session. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksMCHMPollutionWater
Action Alert Vivian Nov 2, 2017
Sad News: Farewell to Dianne; #WVWaterCrisis Doc Screening this Weekend
OVEC mourns the passing of a founder, Dianne Bady, who combated the corrupt and careless political climate here, which is detailed in "What Lies Upstream," the #wvwatercrisis documentary that screens this weekend in Huntington and Charleston. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksCoalHealth
Hoots and Hollers Dustin White Apr 13, 2017
Oops, They Did It Again – A History of Industry “Accidents”
The coal slurry spill on March 23 in Boone County was just the latest in a long list of “accidents" in our state. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksCoalFossil fuelsFrackingMCHMPipelinesPollutionRegulationWater
Press Release OVEC Jan 6, 2017
Three Years After the Water Crisis: Where Are We Now?
On the 3rd anniversary of the Elk River chemical leak, three important stories converge More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Pam Nixon Nov 26, 2016
Online Public Meetings: Tell EPA to Write Protective Aboveground Storage Tank Rule
EPA needs to hear loud and clear that the Agency should move as quickly as possible to write and adopt a strong rule to prevent chemical spills from aboveground storage tanks. Come to an online meeting: November 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. eastern time, or December 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. eastern time. Info hear on what to say. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksHealth
GalleryHoots and Hollers Bill Hughes Nov 22, 2016
Water, Old Rusty Tanks and a Not-So-Trustworthy Industry
Regulation? Who needs it? We can trust industry to maintain above ground storage tanks and protect our water. Of course we can... More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksMarcellus ShalePollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 14, 2016
Comment Now on Source Water Protection Plans
As you will recall, in January 2014 a Freedom Industries chemical spill into the Elk River poisoned the drinking water of some 300,000 West Virginians. Under intense public pressure, legislators passed some new laws to protect human health (and in following years, the legislators have been rolling back those protections, but that’s another story). One of the laws still […] More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWaterWV American Water
Newsletter OVEC Mar 28, 2016
Winds of Change, Spring 2016
In December, OVEC organized a one-day, statewide meeting called It’s A Gas at Jackson’s Mill 4-H Camp, which was attended by representatives of organizations across West Virginia working on various aspects of deep shale oil and gas “development.” More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClimate changeCoalFrackingMountaintop removalWater
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