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Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 17, 2018
#BreakFreeFromPlastic Tour Includes Stop in Wetzel County, West Virginia
Plastics don’t just pollute the ocean, they pollute from cradle to grave starting with the communities impacted by oil & gas extraction from which plastics are made. International #breakfreefromplastics tour includes a day with OVEC, and many of our allies. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Poor People’s Campaign Resurrected: Sign-On to Statement of Support
We are encouraging individuals and groups to sign on to a letter of support for the Poor People's Campaign. We urge others in our movement to endorse and join with the Poor People’s Campaign. We call particular attention to the plan for actions the week of June 3-9 on ecological devastation and health. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justiceTransition economyWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Video 3: Greed Pays: Pipelines and Profits
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the third in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch, learn, share. More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Vivian May 11, 2018
Demand FERC Reform – Sign Petition re FERC’s Pipeline Review Process
Despite the devastating impacts of pipeline infrastructure and despite multiple requests by citizens for more input, FERC has provided only minimal opportunity to comment. It is critical that FERC hear from the thousands who are being harmed by FERC-approved projects. Sign today, and help spread the word. More
Issues: FERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 8, 2018
Video 2: Is Natural Gas a Clean Alternative?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the second in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), fracking, and extreme energy. Watch and share! More
Issues: Climate changeFERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 7, 2018
Tickets on Sale Now for “Reflections on Sacred Actions for Earth;” Tabling Available
Tickets now on sale for Catholic Committee of Appalachia's benefit evening, held in honor of Friends of Water founder Chris Hale, featuring "Reflections on Sacred Action for Earth" with WV-born authors Denise Giardina and Ann Pancake, in a conversation moderated by OVEC's retired ED, Janet Keating. More
Issues: FaithFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 1, 2018
Video 1: Are Oil and Gas Pipelines for the Public Good?
Our friends at Beyond Extreme Energy have released the first in a series of educational videos meant to inform us all on issues related to FERC, fracking, and extreme energy. Please watch, learn, and share! More
Issues: FERCFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Apr 24, 2018
Our Members Speak: Fracking is New Economic Bubble
Could it be that a lot of the new fracked-gas-related infrastructure being built in our state and region—already resulting in significant deforestation and water pollution and numerous other problems—could end up being abandoned when the bubble bursts? More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 10, 2018
CRACK FERC OPEN JUNE 23-25 IN DC: The Time is Now to Escalate!
It is time to escalate at FERC. BXE is planning three days of sharing/training, art-building and action from June 23-25, beginning the morning of Saturday, June 23. More
Issues: CoalFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Apr 4, 2018
Big Questions About Proposed Appalachian Storage Hub/Petrochemical Complex
We've heard the news reports that the Appalachian Storage Hub/Petrochemical Complex project will be a "game changer" for our region, but how will it change our current "game"? A real game changer flips the same old, same old fossil fuel story. It’s time for water drinkers and air breathers to win! Team up!  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelinesPollution
Press Release OVEC Apr 4, 2018
Media Advisory: This Weekend at Jackson’s Mill: Community Organizing Summit Hosted by the Appalachian Gas Working Group
Media Advisory: April 6-8 at Jackson's Mill: Community Organizing Summit hosted by the Appalachian Gas Working Group. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelines
Newlsetter OVEC Apr 2, 2018
Winds of Change, Spring 2018
If it is developed, this hub would bring a massive build-up of the petrochemical industry along the Ohio River from Beaver, PA, beyond Huntington, WV, and into Catlettsburg, KY. It would include a spur from the Kanawha River. Champions of the proposed hub see this as a good thing. But, we know otherwise from the experience of people who live near petrochemical plants. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 9, 2018
Register Now for Community Organizing Summit, Held April 6-8 at Jackson’s Mill
We want to help you take action against extraction. The summit offers trainings for grassroots movement building. Register by March 30. Scholarships available. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelines
Press Release Vivian Mar 6, 2018
Media Advisory: Tri-State Water Defense Public Forum
Tri-State Water Defense Public Forum, 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 at Marshall University, Drinko Library, Room 402. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelines
Action AlertHoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 5, 2018
E-Day Tabling Cancelled, Other Events On; Go Teachers!
Tomorrow's E-day! tabling and speakers are cancelled due to the ongoing teachers’ strike. Go teachers! Evening events are still on, including the Tri-State Water Defense Public Forum,. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Feb 26, 2018
Fracking-Related Activity Not Good for Birds and Other Living Things
One of WV’s greatest assets is our wild, natural beauty. Our leaders would be prudent to protect forested stream habitat for the Louisiana Waterthrush. This type of forward-thinking is just for the birds; it is for us all. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus shalePipelinesWater
GalleryHoots and HollersPipeline Gallery Vivian Feb 22, 2018
Rover Topple Over: Pipeline Construction in Doddridge County, WV
Rover Pipeline construction: A track hoe topples a hillside in Doddridge County. The operator is apparently unhurt, but the whole scene is deeply troubling. More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
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
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