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Hoots and Hollers Vivian Dec 13, 2017
Comments of Mark Connelly at the Hearing on the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
I believe that the Clean Power Plan should not be repealed, but should be strengthened. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingMountaintop removalPollution
Newlsetter OVEC Dec 10, 2017
Winds of Change, Winter 2017-18
Dianne Bady was one of the principal founders of OVEC. Dianne, 67, succumbed to cancer on October 23, 2017 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Her husband Rick, her son Aaron, her sister Monica McFarland, and OVEC staff were with her in her final hours. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justiceSustainabilityWater
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Dec 7, 2017
30 Years of OVEC: A Few Stand-Out Moments
Reflections on OVEC's 30 years of standing our ground with citizens and communities threatened by polluting and extractive industries. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalDEPFrackingMountaintop removalSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 4, 2017
#SavetheNet #StoptheVote – It’s Coming Down to the Wire on Net Neutrality
#SavetheNet. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment to save the Internet. What can you do now? Action steps compile here. Protest coming up in Huntington, St. Albans. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Dustin Nov 16, 2017
Revelation: Alpha Weasels Out of Bonding Obligations
Alpha will transfer to Lexington Coal a total of 160permits from West Virginia. This deal eliminates $192 million in self-bonding Alpha owes to West Virginia. More
Issues: AlphaBankruptcyBondingMountaintop removalMTRReclamationWater
Action Alert Vivian Nov 14, 2017
Comment on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
Comment on the Trump Administration's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalMountaintop removalWest Virginia
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 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
Action Alert Vivian Oct 7, 2017
Our Annual Picnic is October 7; We Hope You Can Join Us
It's today, Saturday October 7. Come on out for our annual member and supporter picnic—30th anniversary edition! There's no need to bring a dish, as OVEC is providing lunch.  More
Issues: Climate changeMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justice
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 7, 2017
OVEC’s $30 for 30 Campaign to Mark Our 30th Year
OVEC turns 30 this year. Times are tough, so we are asking for your help in our $30 for 30 campaign. Become a member. Ask friends to join. Send an extra gift of $30 or more. From now to the end of the year, we have a goal of raising $30,000. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justiceWest Virginia
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: Appalachian Storage HubClimate 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 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
Action Alert Vivian Aug 18, 2017
BLM Rally Sunday; MTR Speak Out; Charlottesville, Trump and Resistance
Black Lives Matter Rally Sunday in Charleston, WV; Another Chance to Speak out on Mountaintop Removal and Human Health; Charlottesville, Trump and Resistance and more: August 2017 OVEC Action Alert. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalRacial inequalitySocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 31, 2017
Sense of Place
Appalachians know a sense of place. More today, than at any time in history, people are speaking up to save the landscapes that they call home. From the First Nation’s tribes trying to halt the destruction of the world’s largest boreal forest in Canada due to Bakken Tar sands development, to the Pacific Islanders trying to save their homes from rising sea levels, people are finding the courage to speak out because of their “sense of place.” More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWest Virginia
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