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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 13, 2017
OVEC: Highlights of 30 Years of Standing Our Ground – Part Two: The Second Decade
Our 30th birthday has us reflecting on three decades of standing our ground. Here are some highlights from OVEC's second decade.  More
Issues: CoalHealthMountaintop removalSludge Safety ProjectWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 10, 2017
OVEC: Highlights of 30 Years of Standing Our Ground – Part One: The First Decade
Our 30th birthday has us reflecting on three decades of standing our ground. Here are some highlights from OVEC's first decade.  More
Issues: CoalHealthMountaintop removalWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 10, 2017
Register Now: Hearing on Proposed Clean Power Plan Repeal in Charleston; Deadline to Register Nov. 16
You have from now until Nov. 16 to register to comment at the Charleston, WV hearing on the EPA's proposed repel of the Clean Power Plan. Turn out, speak up, as if the futures depend on it!More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEPAHealthWest Virginia
Action Alert Vivian Nov 2, 2017
Sad News: Farewell to Dianne; #WVWaterCrisis Doc Screening this Weekend
OVEC mourns the passing of a founder, Dianne Bady, who combated the corrupt and careless political climate here, which is detailed in "What Lies Upstream," the #wvwatercrisis documentary that screens this weekend in Huntington and Charleston. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksCoalHealth
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
Press Release Vivian Oct 24, 2017
OVEC Mourns Loss of Founder Dianne Bady
The staff and board of OVEC are grieved to announce the death of Dianne Bady, who founded the environmental and social justice organization in 1987. Dianne died on October 23, 2017.More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionRogersville Shale
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 12, 2017
October 14: Community Meeting on MCHM Water Crisis Settlement; Your Questions Will Be Answered
#wvwatercrisis settlement community meeting on Oct 14, 6:30 p.m. @ Chas Civic Center. Get your questions answered. More
Issues: HealthMCHMPollutionWaterWV American Water
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
Newlsetter OVEC Sep 18, 2017
Winds of Change, Fall 2017
For the past four years, OVEC has partnered with the Huntington Boys and Girls Club on Project Plant, teaching kids to grow organic vegetables and to prepare and eat healthy food. And many more articles on MTR, fracking, pipelines, health etc.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSustainability
Action Alert Vivian Sep 13, 2017
Take Part In September Events Near and Far; What Is the Appalachian Storage Hub Pipe Dream?
Coming up: Our monthly membership meeting, the 30th anniversary edition of our annual picnic, a FERC protest, and more. Plus info about the pipe dream/nightmare that is the proposed Appalachian Storage Hub: OVEC's September 2017 action alert.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 13, 2017
Did You Get a Threatening Letter from MXP or Other Pipeline Corporation? Know Your Rights!
Landowners: Have you had a visit from a pushy representative of a proposed major pipeline such as the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline? Know your rights! Stand up to pipeline corporation's threats of eminent domain and lawsuits against you.More
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Aug 31, 2017
Growing a Better Future: Project Plant
OVEC is partnering with the Huntington WV Boys and Girls Club on Project Plant, teaching kids to grow organic vegetables and to prepare and eat healthy food. This project is about so much more!More
Issues: GardenHealthTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Aug 31, 2017
FERC is a Sugar Daddy
FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, is the kind of regulatory agency any industry would love.More
Issues: FERCHealthPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 5
Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Read Part 4 here. Enough with the fossil fuel barons. It's our future; our time for a better choice.More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 4
Read Part 1 here.  Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Appalachian Gas Storage Hub would turn us into Cancer Alley Two, and MTR-laden WV already has far too many health problems! Say no!More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 3
Read Part 1 here.  Read Part 2 here. A Conference on Your Future, Held Without YouMore
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 30, 2017
It’s Not a Done Deal: Say “No!” to Appalachian Storage Hub – Part 2
Read Part 1 here. No Surprise, American Chemistry Council Says Bring It OnMore
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Aug 29, 2017
Tunnel Vision at FERC
As a way to study environmental impacts, looking at the world through a tiny close-up lens is not a good approach.More
Issues: FERCHealthPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 21, 2017
Statement on DOI Ordering NAS to Cease Work on Human Health and MTR Study
News: NAS study on MTR and human health over. Mountaintop removal is not. MTR human health impacts are not over. Mountaintop removal coal mining must end.More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removal
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