Tag: Appalachian Storage Hub

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Story of Plastic
Press Release OVEC Aug 31, 2020
Media Advisory: OVEC to Host Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition to host a virtual panel discussion about The Story of Plastic More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 17, 2020
Why We Cannot Recycle Our Way Out of the Plastic Mess
Unlike steel or aluminum, plastic cannot be recycled over and over again. Many plastic formulations can't be recycled even once. Much of the plastic packaging we encounter is unnecessary. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
Action Alert OVEC Jul 13, 2020
Tell the ARC to Support People, Not Petrochemicals
Tell the ARC to support people, not petrochemicals. Here's a letter you can sign and send by July 16. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage Hub
Action Alert OVEC Jun 25, 2020
Tell Your Representatives: Ohio Valley Petrochemical Expansion is Failing Economics
Let your public officials know you want a sustainable future, instead of a petrochemical/plastics build-out in our region. Here's an easy way to send a letter to your representatives right now. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsSustainability
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 24, 2020
Doomed by Economics: The Downfall of Dirty Industry
Instead of investing in flailing industries that poison our land, air, water, and communities, it's time to explore sustainable economic development strategies that provide long-term prosperity for people in our region. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubSustainabilityTransition economy
Action Alert OVEC May 18, 2020
You May Still Be Home, But You Can Stay Active
Register to Vote by May 19. Speak Up for the Water! Learn About Plastics from A to Z. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsPro DemocracySocial justiceWater
Action Alert OVEC May 9, 2020
May Online Actions for Some Semblance of Social Interaction Satisfaction
Join OVEC for a Facebook Live event on Monday; plus other actions you can take online, including taking part in the 2020 Census. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsPetrochemicalsPro DemocracySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Apr 24, 2020
Mountain State Spotlight: You Can Help Local Investigative Journalism Shine!
Great news for local investigate journalism: Mountain State Spotlight is coming our way. You can help make this non-profit model of journalism a success. Lord knows we need a spotlight on goings-on in the state! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justice
Newsletter OVEC Apr 22, 2020
Winds of Change, Spring 2020
In early March, 26 OVEC volunteers, board, staff members, and supporters gathered at Cedar Lakes in Ripley for a weekend meeting devoted to determining how to kick ASH. If built, the proposed Appalachian Storage Hub (ASH) would be a colossal petrochemical complex for manufacturing primarily single-use plastics, as well as other petroleum byproducts, in the Ohio River Valley region. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFair courtsPollutionPro Democracy
Iconic Apollo 8 NASA photof taken from moon showing Earth rising
Action Alert OVEC Apr 22, 2020
Join OVEC’s Live Earth Week Event; How #FairCourts Help Protect Us on #EarthDay
Join OVEC for a live virtual storytelling event to hear from residents of the Ohio River Valley region about their connections to and concerns about the river, the tap water source for five million people. Plus, Earth Day needs #FairCourts. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFair courtsPro DemocracyWater
Press Release OVEC Mar 6, 2020
OVEC’s Vivian Stockman Announced the 2020 Recipient of the Women of Appalachia Project™ Appalachian Advocate Award
The Women of Appalachia Project™ (WOAP™) announces that OVEC's ED is the recipient of the 2020 Women of Appalachia Project™ Appalachian Advocate Award. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMountaintop removalSocial justice
Press Release OVEC Mar 2, 2020
No PTTG: Petrochemicals and Plastic
Residents tell WV legislators that the proposed petrochemical "is about propping up a failing fossil fuel industry with plastic production at the expense of our health, air, water, pocketbooks, and future generations." More
Issues: Appalachian Storage Hub
Action Alert OVEC Feb 29, 2020
Support Our Efforts to Kick ASH: Come Out Monday, Call Today
We know people power works, so use your people power to kick some ASH! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsPro DemocracyRenewable energy
Press Release OVEC Feb 27, 2020
No PTTG: Petrochemicals and Plastics Press Conference
Residents concerned about the proposed 500-square-mile petrochemical build-up in the Ohio River Valley, known as the Appalachian Storage and Trading Hub, will voice their concerns.  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
No to HB 4615
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 12, 2020
Public Hearing on HB 4615: Comments from OVEC’s ED
Let legislators know you oppose HB 4615, which should be called, “The Chill, Muzzle and Exterminate Critical Protest and Dissent Act.” More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelinesPro DemocracySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 11, 2020
Action Needed Today: Say No to HB4615
The people of West Virginia do not want legislation like this. Make sure the legislators know--contact them today. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 27, 2020
E-Day: Meet With Reps From More Than 24 WV Groups
More than 24 WV environmental groups at this year's E-Day, plus a rally with activist Tracy Danzey. Com e out! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Jan 17, 2020
Session’s On; Learn About ASH Live @ 5; Rally and Plastics Story Tomorrow
Stay tuned during the WV Legislative Session for measures that would enable a petrochemical/plastics buildout along the Ohio River! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jan 16, 2020
Ohio River Pollution Control Standards, Microplastics and ASH: Making Connections
As industry works to allow even more pollution into the Ohio River--source of drinking water for about five million people!--regulators need to be informed about petrochemical/plastic pollution. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicalsPlasticsWater
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