Tag: Clean elections

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Newsletter OVEC Apr 2, 2019
Winds of Change, Spring, 2019
Driving around on a Sunday in early February, I saw dozens of slips just in my little section of the pipeline in Putnam County, but this was definitely the worst. It makes me wonder how many there are in total between Wayne County and Moundsville. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Action Alert Vivian Mar 4, 2019
Feeling Mad in March? Take Action!
Don't get mad in March! Get active. Defend water. Stand up for fair courts and clean elections. Oppose the Appalachian Storage Hub. Volunteer. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFrackingWater
Action Alert OVEC Jan 15, 2019
Calling All Water Drinkers and Pro-Democracy Thinkers
Show up for the water, for democracy, for we, the people! More
Issues: Clean electionsSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 12, 2019
This is What Democracy Looks Like, and You Are In It
The 2018 WV teachers' strike is a recent example of how people power works. We, the people, know how to make WV a better place to live. But we need to fix a broken system. Here's a solution. More
Issues: Clean elections
Action Alert Vivian Oct 3, 2018
October Opportunities to Take Information, Turn it to Action
October offers plenty of opportunities to inform yourself, and to turn chances your outrage (or despondency) into action. Get primed to act, get primed to vote! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFrackingSocial justiceTransition economyWater
Newsletter OVEC Sep 19, 2018
Winds of Change, Fall, 2018
On June 27, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places announced its decision to restore the site of the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain labor conflict to the National Register, which should help protect the site from mountaintop removal coal mining. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 7, 2018
Jam-packed June: Jump to it for Justice
Here are some of the regional June events you can attend and actions you can take to help the long arc of the moral universe bend ever closer to justice... More
Issues: Clean electionsCoalFrackingPipelinesSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Nov 16, 2016
Will You Complete Quick Survey About OVEC’s Work?
We urge you to complete this 5-minute survey. Your answers to the survey questions will help shape our work over the coming years. More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 27, 2016
Vote For the Issues that Matter to You
Vote in the primaries, to help choose the lawmakers who will represent you. Then vote again (right now!) to choose the issues that you want to fight for in the coming years, for a better West Virginia. More
Issues: Clean electionsHealthSocial justiceTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 15, 2016
Take Action on HB 4527: We Need to Know Who’s Influencing Elections
Please contact House Judiciary Committee members and your delegates and urge them to support HB 4527. Tell them that secret money has no place in West Virginia. As West Virginians we stand up for what we believe in. More
Issues: Clean elections
Action Alert Vivian Feb 9, 2016
Take Action for Your Rights, Your Water, Your Future
Take Action on SB 508, Take Action on SB 408, Power+ to the People, Join Us Today @2 p.m. in the Lower Rotunda of the State Capitol More
Issues: Clean electionsFrackingWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 28, 2015
Protest Dick Cheney’s Visit to West Virginia
On September 3, Cheney will keynote the Chamber of Commerce meeting at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Cheney shouldn't get a red carpet greeting. Come protest his visit to WV. More
Issues: Clean electionsFrackingMarcellus ShalePollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 2, 2015
Save the Date: July 31 is Picnic Time
Circle July 31 on your calendar and plan to join us for OVEC’s annual member and invited-guest picnic. Come on out to Coonskin Park! More
Issues: Clean electionsEnergyFrackingHealthMarcellus ShaleMountaintop removalMusicPipelinesSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 27, 2015
Write Your Climate Letter Now, Get it Hand Delivered in DC
This year, six members of the WV CCL will be in D.C. to train, then lobby for the political will to curb CO2 emissions! You can help without travelling to D.C. WV CCL has a simple letter that you can fill-in. Download this, print, add your own words, sign and then get the letter to WV CCL before June 20. More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeHealth
Hoots and Hollers Dustin White May 8, 2015
Potential Gubernatorial Candidate Plans MTR Mine Near A Head-Start Preschool
In an April 21 article, Jim Justice, owner of Southern Coal Corporation, told the Beckley Register-Herald that he is considering running for WV governor in the 2016 election.  For the record, OVEC, as a tax-exempt organization, never advocates for or against any political candidate.  We do believe, however, that we play a positive role by providing […] More
Issues: Clean electionsCoalDEPMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 10, 2015
Defend Our Water: Urgent! Last Push – Calls Needed on Tank Bill
--Please, right away Tell Speaker Tim Armstead to not roll back water protections and reject SB 423 as-is. E-mail him at tim.armstead@wvhouse.gov or call 304-340-3210. If you can, hand deliver your comments to Speaker Armstead’s office, Room 228M at the State Capitol. You may see some like-minded, water-drinking friends there. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClean electionsHealthMarcellus ShaleWaterWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 5, 2015
SB 423: Jailing Those Who Tells Us What’s in Those Tanks?
Check out pages 28 and 29, and the Orwellian-named section §22-30-14 of SB 423: Gutting the Aboveground Storage Tank Bill. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClean electionsHealthRegulationSocial justiceWaterWV American WaterWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 4, 2015
Support Clean Water, Come Out: Tank Bill Public Hearing Friday
We urgently need water drinkers to come out to a public hearing on this bill set for Friday, March 6 at 8:30 a.m. in the WV House Chamber. Either come to comment or come to support those who are commenting for clean water. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClean electionsCoalMarcellus ShaleMountaintop removalPollutionWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 26, 2015
Take Action on MTR Permits, For Your Health; More
Put your foot down! Come out March 16 to tell DEP: No more mountaintop removal permits, for the sake of out health! Plus more in this OVEC Action Alert. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksClean electionsCoalFrackingMountaintop removalRenewable energyWV Legislature
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