Tag: Fossil fuels

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Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 25, 2021
The Myth of Carbon Capture Technology
CCS cannot address the climate crisis. It is being used to evade investing in proven technologies like solar and wind energy and energy efficiency. More
Issues: Climate changeFossil fuelsFrackingPollution
Press Release OVEC Feb 2, 2021
Press Conference: Legislative Response to WVDEP Oil and Gas Budget/Layoffs
The recurring budget shortfalls for the Office of Oil and Gas affect owners of property on which over 60,000 oil and gas wells are located. This problem needs to be addressed during the upcoming Legislative Session. More
Issues: DEPFossil fuelsWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 27, 2019
Our Appalachian Storage Hub Videos Are Here!
Thanks to Evan Gilland, studying documentary film making at OU, for interning with us this summer. Here are the fruits of his labor, designed to be watched individually or in sequence, all about the Appalachian Storage Hub. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFossil fuelsFrackingHealthMarcellus ShalePetrochemicalsWater
Hoots and Hollers Dustin White Nov 10, 2017
The Toxic Masculinity of Fossil Fuels
“Where’s your dress,” I heard someone yell out as I went up to the microphone to speak to the National Academies of Sciences on the health impacts of mountaintop removal a few months back.  I had heard it a couple years ago for the first time when I spoke at a rally against MTR at […] More
Issues: CoalFossil fuels
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Apr 27, 2017
Lamenting J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy
Undoubtedly, horribly broken families like Vance’s do exist in Appalachia, but as they exist here, they also exist elsewhere. More
Issues: CoalFossil fuelsMountaintop removalSocial justice
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
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Aug 18, 2016
Latest Victims of Climate Chaos
Still denying the reality of climate change? In case you haven’t seen this in the news…according the New York Times, this past January, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development “announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change. More
Issues: Climate changeFossil fuelsRenewable energy