Tag: Fracking

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OVEC's special collection library
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 18, 2021
OVEC Closing Doors
As OVEC closes our doors, it is our fervent hope is that existing and new groups will continue to build even more power to help improve the outlook for our region. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 4, 2021
OVEC Co-Directors Tonya Adkins and Vivian Stockman Retiring
We are grateful for the opportunity to have been part of OVEC! More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removal
Action Alert OVEC Sep 1, 2021
Do You Know Someone Affected by Fracking?
The Ohio Health Project, a program sponsored by Faith Communities Together for a Sustainable Future (FaCT) Ohio, has developed a new resource for those whose lives have been disrupted by shale gas development called Sharing-Support Circles. More
Issues: FrackingHealth
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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 25, 2021
To President Joe Biden From West Virginians
Dear President Biden, please know West Virginians do not agree with Senator Joe Manchin's February 9 letter to you. We want a just and speedy transition away from fossil fuels. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthPipelines
kernan Stonewall Gathering Pipeline 4
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 11, 2021
Mr. President: Senator Manchin Does Not Speak for Us On Pipelines
We need to correct the impression that all of West Virginia supports a fossil fuel agenda, and lend support to those in Washington trying to move to a post-carbon future.  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Feb 8, 2021
ALEC Robs Frontline Communities of Their Ability to Dissent       
Frontline communities experience the worst impacts from extractive industries, and the politicians supposed to write laws to protect human health are instead puppets dancing for multinational corporations. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesPollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 23, 2021
Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions
For fenceline communities, for the climate, for wildlife, for all our futures, urge President Biden to take eight key executive actions aimed at solving the plastic pollution crisis. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 28, 2020
Climate Reality: Al Gore Talks with OVEC Volunteer Dr. Randi P
Kudos to all climate activists and a special shout out to Randi was one of only four “incredible activists from around the globe" who directly shared their stories with Al Gore during this 2020 event.   More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFracking
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 25, 2020
ODNR Cancels Mountaineer NGL Storage Permits
This legal action is one blow to politicians' ill-conceived plans for a proposed petrochemical buildout in the Ohio River Valley. You can help add a lot more punch to this victory. Get involved! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicals
Fracking Rig
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 31, 2020
Fracked Gas is NOT a Bridge Fuel
We must create the political will to move away from an industry that has controlled our nation and the world with a narrative that is not only dangerous, but lacks scientific facts. More
Issues: Climate changeFracking
Action Alert OVEC Jul 27, 2020
Summertime and the Actions are Easy
This July, help us make a difference by taking virtual action. More
Issues: Clean electionsFrackingPollution
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 14, 2020
Frack Waste Barges: Another Threat to Ohio River Valley Residents’ Drinking Water Supply
Frack waste barges on the Ohio River?! On August 7, join a virtual public haring to let the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers know what you think. More
Issues: FrackingPollutionWater
Newsletter OVEC Jul 9, 2020
Winds of Change, Summer 2020
OVEC, the WV Highlands Conservancy, and the Sierra Club have put the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) on notice that we are going to sue the agency due to its mismanagement of the Special Reclamation Fund (SRF), and its related failure to comply with federal reporting requirements. More
Issues: CoalDEPFrackingWater
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
Action Alert OVEC Apr 20, 2020
April Showers are Here, Along with This Reminder to Take Action
April showers underline the fact that water is life. Please take action to defend our water! More
Issues: FrackingWater
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 Feb 6, 2020
Your Rights at Stake: Come to Public Hearing on Anti-Protest Bill
Come protect your right to protest. HB 4615 is un-American. A basic right for Americans is the  right to freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of expression in the country. More
Issues: Clean electionsFair courtsFrackingPipelinesPro DemocracyWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Feb 5, 2020
More Radiation For Our Region From Oil and Gas Drilling Waste
A dirty secret no more: Citizens are demanding the regulation of radioactive brine produced from oil and gas operations. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus ShalePollution
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