Tag: Health

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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 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
Blue Racer Natrium
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik May 25, 2021
Fertility on the Brink
We are paying for the convenience of single-use plastics and untested commercial chemical compounds with our health, including our fertility. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubHealthPetrochemicals
Action Alert OVEC Feb 19, 2021
Act Now: Protect Our Drinking Water and Reject HB 2598
The WV Legislature and industry lobbyists have brought back the bill for exemptions to the Aboveground Storage Tank Act as HB 2598. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksHealthWaterWV Legislature
Randi tabling.
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 9, 2021
Plastics and Petrochemicals: How They Affect You and the Environment
Knowledge is power, the power to resist petrochemical/plastics as our future and build a better future for our region. Watch Dr. Randi Pokladnik's presentations on plastics and you, then join us in taking action! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubHealthPetrochemicalssingle-use plastics
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Dec 10, 2020
Global Day of Mourning: January 10, 2021
As COVID-19 rages in our communities, the negative impacts have cascaded and infused into nearly every aspect of our lives. Take time to mourn with people around the globe. More
Issues: HealthSustainability
Action Alert OVEC Oct 14, 2020
Can You Help Us Spread the Word?
Local faith leaders are working together to oppose petrochemical development in the Ohio River Valley. Join us on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. to learn more. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeHealthPollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 7, 2020
Call Sen. Capito TODAY! No PFAS In Your Water.
Can you call Sen. Capito today & tell her to regulate PFAS in the America's Water Infrastructure Act? More
Issues: HealthPetrochemicalsPollutionWater
Sweet potato slips
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Apr 29, 2020
Preparing Your Garden: Blog Three in a Series
It's time to prep your soil, set out some seedlings, and start seeds of certain garden varieties. More advice for first-time gardeners and others. More
Issues: HealthSustainability
Action Alert OVEC Mar 19, 2020
March Madness Has a Whole New Meaning, Eh?
We love you, be safe. We are figuring out what to do, too. Let's try to practice self-care and society-care. Get your request for an absentee ballot in now... more More
Issues: HealthSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 14, 2020
A Message to Our Members on Coronavirus
We are closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak according to the guidelines and recommendations of the CDC. More
Issues: HealthSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 30, 2020
Low Cost Environmental Summer Camp Invites New Campers, Counselors
An amazing, fun opportunity for kids now in 3rd to 6th grades! Also, now hiring camp counselors. Summer Camp in beautiful southern West Virginia on the Greenbrier River. More
Issues: Health
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
Newsletter OVEC Dec 6, 2019
Winds of Change, Winter 2019-2020
OVEC's Winter 2019-20 is now online. Check out some of what we have been up to in the last months of the year, and please do remember us in your year-end charitable giving. Your support enables our work! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsClimate changeFair courtsHealthPro DemocracyWater
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
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
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Oct 1, 2019
Climate and Health Conference Underscores Need to Act
An impressive gathering of scientific, public policy and legal minds at the WVU Law Center underscores the need for action now. More
Issues: Climate changeHealth
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Sep 13, 2019
WV Climate Events
Here's a summary of WV Climate change events for the next two weeks More
Issues: Climate changeHealthPro Democracy
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 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
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