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Hoots and Hollers Dustin Feb 20, 2018
Co-Tenancy: Broad Form Deed Déjà Vu
This political maneuvering is to strip people of their rights... Call your WV Delegate today and tell them to say no to HB4268. Don't let history keep repeating itself. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMarcellus shaleRogersville ShaleWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 19, 2018
Time for You to Contact Senators on Co-Tenancy Bill
The co-tenancy bill goes to the Senate Natural Resources Committee, and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee. We urge you to call and/or email senators to let your voices be heard! More
Issues: FrackingSocial justice
Deep Shale GalleryGalleryHoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 14, 2018
Antero “Clearwater” Facility Clearly a Blight on Community
We checked out was the Antero "Clearwater" facility. It's permitted to sprawl over nearly 500 acres in both Doddridge and Ritchie Counties. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePollution
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 5, 2018
DEP’s Response to Your Comments on MXP’s Stormwater Permit
A pdf of DEP's response to comments on its stormwater permit for the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline. More
Issues: DEPFrackingPipelinesWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 22, 2018
A Petrochemical Mountain State? Let’s Do Better!—Guest Blog by Kirby Reed
I grew up in Louisiana's Cancer Alley. If we must dig deeper, let it be within ourselves, to improve our quality of life, not to give it away to the lowest bidder. Protect and use that powerful voice within you to demand a different option, and say no to the proposed Cancer Alley of the Ohio River Valley. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingpetrochemicalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Dustin Jan 4, 2018
Appalachian Storage Hub: A Petrochem Horror
According to recent reports, the so-called "Appalachian Storage Hub" (ASH) has cleared its first hurdle. The U.S. Department of Energy has granted the first part of a two application loan of $1.9 billion for the Appalachia Storage & Trading Hub initiative. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubEthaneFrackingNGLpetrochemical
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 19, 2017
MXP Stormwater Permit Comments Due by Dec. 22; Here’s OVEC’s Letter to WV DEP
The deadline for written comments on Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline’s stormwater permit is December 22. Here are OVEC's comments to DEP; use them to help draft your own comments. More
Issues: DEPFrackingPipelinesWater
Action Alert Vivian Dec 18, 2017
Holiday Greetings and Last 2017 Action Items: Pipelines, Tax Bill, Net Neutrality
Happy holidays from OVEC! Here are some actions to take as 2017 winds down. Local actions include commenting on two pipelines' stormwater permit. We've got links to easy online actions on stopping the tax bill, defending net neutrality and more. Please remember OVEC in your end-of-year giving! More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesSocial justice
MXP stormwater permit
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 14, 2017
MXP Stormwater Permit Written Comments Accepted Until Dec. 22
Please send a written comment on the WV DEP's stormwater permit for the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline by December 22. More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Dec 13, 2017
Comments of Mark Connelly at the Hearing on the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
I believe that the Clean Power Plan should not be repealed, but should be strengthened. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingMountaintop removalPollution
Newlsetter OVEC Dec 10, 2017
Winds of Change, Winter 2017-18
Dianne Bady was one of the principal founders of OVEC. Dianne, 67, succumbed to cancer on October 23, 2017 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Her husband Rick, her son Aaron, her sister Monica McFarland, and OVEC staff were with her in her final hours. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justiceSustainabilityWater
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Dec 8, 2017
Rover Pipeline Construction Disrupts Community Near Sistersville, WV, Now and Forever
The eight homes here are located an average of 300 feet from the pipeline. Should a malfunction occur, the incineration zone for the pipeline is a radius  of approximately 1300 feet. That is, should a blast occur, everything within 1300 feet will be incinerated.  More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelines
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Dec 7, 2017
30 Years of OVEC: A Few Stand-Out Moments
Reflections on OVEC's 30 years of standing our ground with citizens and communities threatened by polluting and extractive industries. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalDEPFrackingMountaintop removalSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 6, 2017
Comments of Vivian Stockman at the Hearing on the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
We simply do not have to choose between either our health and breathable air or economic opportunities. That’s a lie fossil fuel lobbyists and their bought-and-paid-for politicians desperately want us to continue believing. But, willful ignorance solves nothing. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingPollutionSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 4, 2017
#SavetheNet #StoptheVote – It’s Coming Down to the Wire on Net Neutrality
#SavetheNet. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment to save the Internet. What can you do now? Action steps compile here. Protest coming up in Huntington, St. Albans. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalRenewable energySocial justice
MXP stormwater permit
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 19, 2017
You Can Comment on the Proposed MXP Stormwater Permit
The official public comment period on the Stormwater Permit WVR310872 for the large-diameter, high pressure pipeline Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline is open until December 22 (updated!). You can request a hearing. More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 13, 2017
OVEC: Highlights of 30 Years of Standing Our Ground – Part Three: The Third Decade
Our 30th birthday has us reflecting on three decades of standing our ground. Here are some highlights from OVEC's third decade.  More
Issues: CoalFrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionRacial inequalityRenewable energyRogersville ShaleWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 1, 2017
Mountain Valley Pipeline: WV DEP Bails on Protecting State’s Waters
WV DEP capitulates on protecting states waters. As our citizens' voices are being silenced, our state and region's clean water and air are being jeopardized. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 26, 2017
Dianne McFarland Bady: August 8, 1950 – October 23, 2017
Dianne McFarland Bady died after a short illness, but a long struggle. Her final days came much too soon, and we are bereft. But she departed with her friends and family at her side, and her soul was at peace. Although it took an incurable cancer to force her to finally retire, OVEC will continue and nothing can kill Dianne’s vision. More
Issues: FrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 11, 2017
David McMahon: WV Lawmakers Must Protect Citizens from Fracking Industry’s Legislative Wish List
WV fracking legislation should protect citizens, and should not be dictated by the fracking industry. More
Issues: FrackingHealthPollutionWV Legislature
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