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Newlsetter OVEC Dec 14, 2018
Winds of Change, Winter, 2018-2019
On the misty morning of September 8, close to the Ohio River’s shores, about 50 people gathered at Heritage Station in Huntington, WV, to rally and march through downtown to cry out for climate action. Our rally that day was one of thousands held worldwide to make a grassroots push for clean energy and sustainable communities. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMountaintop removalPetrochemicalPollutionWV American Water
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 11, 2018
Why I Support OVEC. I Hope You Will Too.
I’ve supported OVEC all these years because the tenacious group of people has enriched my life and my community. I am asking you to show your support to OVEC, too, by making your tax-deductible donation today. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removal
Action Alert OVEC Dec 11, 2018
Give a Holiday Gift to the Ohio River Valley: Comment Today; More Upcoming Actions
Give the gift of action! While you might be thinking of hibernation, there are still a few more actions to take before that winter nap. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removal
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 7, 2018
WV Environmental Council Hiring for Lobbyist Positions
The WV Environmental Council is seeking lobbying proposals for full time legislative lobbying during the 2019 regular Legislative Session, which runs from January 9 through March 9, 2019. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 24, 2018
Early Voting On in WV from October 24 to November 3
Why vote? The powers-that-be are trying to make it harder for you to vote! Don't take that--get out and vote. Here are some ways to inform yourself. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removal
Press Release OVEC Oct 4, 2018
Groups Applaud Progress on Ohio River Protections
Your comments worked--for now! We will need to continue to let ORSANCO know we what it to maintain its role in pollution control standards for the Ohio River. More
Issues: CoalFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Press Release OVEC Oct 1, 2018
Ohio River Advocates to Governors: Reject Roll-Back of Clean Water Protections
In the lead-up to an October 4 vote that could overturn 70 years of regional collaboration to reduce pollution in the Ohio River, advocates are urging regional governors to reject weakening clean water protections to the river, which is the source of drinking water for more than five million people. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
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Hoots and Hollers Robin Sep 26, 2018
Act Now: Final Push to Keep Ohio River Pollution Control Standards Intact
Next week ORSANCO meets in Fayette Co. and may try to ditch its Ohio River pollution control standards efforts. Speak up, and contact your gov, too. Here's how. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPollutionWater
Newlsetter OVEC Sep 19, 2018
Winds of Change, Fall, 2018
On June 27, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places announced its decision to restore the site of the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain labor conflict to the National Register, which should help protect the site from mountaintop removal coal mining. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 6, 2018
Page-Kincaid Water Woes: Volunteers and Water Donations Needed
Donations of water or cash to buy water and volunteers to offload water are needed in Page-Kincaid area of Fayette County. More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removalWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 6, 2018
Help the Alliance for Appalachia Bring 40 Appalachians to D.C.
The Alliance for Appalachia is in the midst of raising funds by Sept. 15 to bring 40 representatives from member organizations to Washington, D.C. this fall to tell their stories about mountaintop removal impacts, black lung, and the region's efforts to create a sustainable economy. Donate! More
Issues: Black lungCoalMountaintop removalTransition economy
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Action Alert Vivian Sep 6, 2018
September: Rise for Climate Action, Dance with Treehuggers, Lend a Hand (or $) for Water
Lots to do in September: Come to the climate march, come learn about monitoring pipelines, come to the Treehuggers' Ball. Plus, sign a petition, and lend a hand and a few bucks for clean water. More
Issues: Climate changeMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energyWater
Press Release Vivian Sep 5, 2018
Media Advisory: Ohio River Rising Climate Rally and March in Huntington, WV
Family friendly activities, speakers, information on local, regional, national, and global climate issues. Come out to Heritage Station and join in the march around the downtown area. Come celebrate your love for Huntington, the Ohio River, and the Earth! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeMountaintop removalRenewable energyWater
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Aug 4, 2018
Remembering Ben Stout, Truly A Hero For West Virginia
Ben: Taking the top off of a mountain. Is that the right thing to do? I don’t think an individual can say yes to that. I think any individual knows that that’s wrong. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 3, 2018
Comment for the Sake of the Ohio River; It’s About Our Lives
ORSANCO is currently taking comments on a proposal to change the way it deals with pollution control standards for the Ohio River. Not good! Please comment and write letters-to-the-editor. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalPipelinesWater
Ohio River
Action Alert Vivian Jul 24, 2018
Act Now: Ohio River Pollution Control Standards in Jeopardy; Upcoming Events
ORSANCO needs to hear from you: Come to the hearing, or submit written comments and please write a letter to the editor to encourage others to comment, too. #waterislife More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jul 21, 2018
Now We Can Say Something on Paula Swearengin’s Bid for Senate Seat
Thank you, Paula Jean Swearengin, for an amazing effort that truly is an inspiration to people across the nation who are fed up with politics as usual. More
Issues: CoalHealthMountaintop removalSludge Safety Project
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jul 11, 2018
Ask Your State Legislators to Stand Up to Global Corporations, Speak Out Against ISDS in NAFTA
Attention West Virginians! Easy e-action to urge your state legislators to stand up to global corporations at NAFTA is renegotiated. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Robin Jul 3, 2018
Coordinated Ohio River Pollution Control Standards May Disappear: Comment!
Now is the time to write your comments for the sake of the Ohio River. ORSANCO has worked to ensure consistent water quality standards on the Ohio River for six decades and should not abdicate that role now. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksFrackingMountaintop removalPollutionWater
Newlsetter OVEC Jun 14, 2018
Winds of Change, Summer, 2018
March 22 is World Water Day, and to celebrate, we teamed up with our partners in the Tri-State Water Defense group for a couple of events. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingHealthMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
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