Tag: Kanawha State Forest

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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 20, 2015
Kanawha Forest Exposition ~ Nov. 23 to Dec. 5
The Kanawha Forest Coalition is excited to announce the Kanawha Forest Exposition - two weeks of local music, film screenings, a photo & video exhibit, workshops, arts and crafts, and more from November 23 to December 5 at 247 Capitol St. (corner of Lee St. and Capitol St. right next to Delfine's Jewelry) in downtown Charleston, WV. More
Issues: Climate changeKanawha State ForestMountaintop removal
Action Alert OVEC Sep 1, 2015
Speak Up For Appalachia’s Streams; Help Bring On the Solar;More
First and foremost, on the mountaintop removal / valley fill coal mining front, we need you to comment to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on its long-awaited "Stream Protection Rule," the latest version of the perpetually unenforced "Buffer Zone Rule." More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingHealthKanawha State ForestMountaintop removalWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 31, 2015
Share Stories of the Ground Beneath Your Heart
Your story — the story of the land you love and the assaults your homeplace endures at the hand of extractive industries — deserves to be seen and heard around the world. That's why we hope you'll come to The Ground Beneath Our Hearts on September 12, starting at 11 a.m. at the Kanawha State Forest, Shelter No. 1. But don't wait till then to share your story. More
Issues: CoalEnergyFrackingHealthKanawha State ForestMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionRogersville ShaleSocial justiceWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jul 8, 2015
Sept. 12: The Ground Beneath Our Hearts
Mark your calendars now and join OVEC on September 12 for a very special international event, The Ground Beneath Our Hearts! This will be a worldwide celebration of our love for the beauty of our homes and heritage in places that have been terribly damaged by extractive industries. OVEC will be hosting an Appalachian celebration at Kanawha State Forest (Shelter #6) beginning at 11:00 a.m. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingHealthKanawha State ForestMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalMusicPipelinesPollutionRogersville ShaleWaterWest Virginia
Press Release Vivian Mar 17, 2015
Citing Health Hazards, Citizens Demand End to MTR Permits
oday approximately 200 West Virginians rallied for healthy communities at the West Virginia Dept. of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) headquarters in Charleston. The People’s Foot, a coalition of West Virginia groups and individuals, held the “No More Mountaintop Removal Permits Day” to demand that the WVDEP stop issuing new permits for this coal extraction method. Mountaintop removal causes clouds of fine blasting dust, known to promote lung cancer and other diseases, to drift through communities. More
Issues: CoalEnergyKanawha State ForestMountaintop removalPollutionSocial justiceWater
Press Release OVEC Dec 16, 2014
Still No Decision on Kanawha State Forest Surface Mine Four Months After Hearing
The Kanawha Forest Coalition today released a report detailing the regulatory mishaps and procedural flaws they say were involved in the DEP issuance of a permit allowing surface mining within 588 feet of Kanawha State Forest and within 1,500 feet of homes. More
Issues: Kanawha State Forest
Press Release OVEC Dec 13, 2014
Media Day at Kanawha State Forest
Find out why the Kanawha Forest Coalition contends that the WVDEP has not followed its rules in issuing a mountaintop removal mining permit for the KD#2 mine near KSF and why the Coalition is continuing to appeal this permit. More
Issues: Kanawha State ForestMountaintop removal
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