Tag: Fracking

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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 27, 2020
E-Day: Meet With Reps From More Than 24 WV Groups
More than 24 WV environmental groups at this year's E-Day, plus a rally with activist Tracy Danzey. Com e out! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jan 16, 2020
Ohio River Pollution Control Standards, Microplastics and ASH: Making Connections
As industry works to allow even more pollution into the Ohio River--source of drinking water for about five million people!--regulators need to be informed about petrochemical/plastic pollution. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicalsPlasticsWater
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Dec 30, 2019
Last Call for Your End-of-Year Donations
Here's a chance to double the power of your donation. I enthusiastically offer both my time and financial support because I feel so strongly about OVEC’s mission and the work they—we!—do. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingHealthSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 5, 2019
High School Curriculum: Fracking, Cracker Plants, Plastics, and You
Educators and others may download this lesson plan Fracking, Cracker Plants, Plastics, and You. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingHealth
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Nov 8, 2019
Plastisphere: Plastic Here, Plastic There, Plastic Everywhere
We are so awash in plastic crap, it's in our crap. The more research I do plastics and their ability permeate every aspect of our lives, the more concerned I become.   More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFracking
Action Alert Vivian Oct 22, 2019
Oct. 23: Defend Life-Giving Water! Nov. 3: Interfaith Action on Climate Change
#NoASH! October 23: Defend Our Water: Stand in solidarity with Native leaders! November 3: Interfaith Forum on Climate Change: Opportunities for Action. Mni Wičoni / Water Is Life More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicals
Press Release OVEC Oct 22, 2019
“Defend the Water” Targets the Petrochemical Industry for Public Health, Environment and Climate Change Risks
More than 50 Native American Leaders to Join Action Multi-State Coalition People Over Petro Launches to Fight Petro Industry Expansion More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthPetrochemicals
April Keating
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Oct 5, 2019
Goodbye April…
I'm sure April's strong spirit will be with us in our ongoing efforts to ensure clean water and air for future generations in our state and region.  More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesWater
Action Alert OVEC Oct 4, 2019
Time to Choose to Get Active: Climate, Politics, Solar, with Friends Here and Beyond
Plenty of opps in October to be #WVProDemocracy and to show your demand for climate action now! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsClimate changeFair courtsFrackingPro DemocracyRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 26, 2019
#NoASH: Fracking and Radium-226
A lesser known problem with fracking is radium-226. Found in shale, it causes at least 3 types of cancer, is water soluble, and has a half-life of 1600 years. The more we frack, the more we expose ourselves to this deadly toxin. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFracking
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 25, 2019
Transform FERC into FREC
Resist FERC, fracking and fossil fuel infrastructure! Help build the movement toward to replace FERC with FREC, the Federal Renewable Energy Commission. More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Beaver PA cracker plant under constructions
Action Alert OVEC Sep 4, 2019
Stand Up, Speak Out, Support: September, ASH, and Climate Crisis
September is all the addressing the climate crisis head on. Show up, stand up, speak up and offer your support! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubCoalFracking
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Sep 1, 2019
Speculations on the Persistence of Shale Drilling
Frackers are apparently not making money, so they are thinking plastics, yet a supply glut may force the closure of some plastic/petrochemical facilities by the mid 2020s. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFracking
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 OVEC Aug 9, 2019
Renewable Energy Safe, Sane and Smart: Quit Wasting Money and Planet on CCS
To embrace any energy resource that emits greenhouse gases is to contribute to financially unsound and worse, ecocidal. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 21, 2019
Hot, Toxic Mess: Fracking Waste, Injection Wells, and De-Icing “Brine”
Class II injection wells accept liquid wastes from fracking, a chemical cocktail that can contain benzene, arsenic, formaldehyde, lead, mercury, and more. Ohio has 226 active Class II injection wells. More
Issues: FrackingHealth
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 25, 2019
Your Support Needed for Our Summer Fundraising Goal of $30,000
With the help of folks like you, for more than three decades to make our region a better place. We are asking you to support our summer fundraiser by donating now. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Newsletter OVEC Jun 21, 2019
Winds of Change, Summer 2019
On April 9, about 50 people representing more than a dozen grassroots groups from West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania gathered to show our opposition to the Appalachian Storage and Trading Hub, a petrochemical mega-complex build-out proposed for the Ohio and Kanawha river valleys. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsClimate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelines
Action Alert Vivian Jun 18, 2019
Contact Your House Rep Today: Help Block Appalachian Storage Hub Loan Guarantee
#NoASH #PetroFreeWV Act today to require the Department of Energy to only back energy projects that address and mitigate climate change. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFracking
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