Tag: Mountaintop removal

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Press Release OVEC May 16, 2019
Knock Down the House Comes to WV – Local Woman in Film and Director to Be Present
This film proves that people-powered campaigns have a positive impact, whether an election is won or lost. No matter the issue we work on, we need fair courts and legislators accountable to we, the people. More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeMountaintop removalSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 4, 2019
Knock Down the House Comes to West Virginia
Rotten Tomatoes: "A galvanizing glimpse behind the scenes of a pivotal election, Knock Down the House should prove engrossing for viewers of all political persuasions." More
Issues: Clean electionsMountaintop removalSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 23, 2019
Knock Down The House Comes to Netflix May 1
Hmmm. Maybe you will be inspired to run for office without relying on corporate campaign contributions! Watch the doc on Netflix or at community screenings. More
Issues: Clean electionsMountaintop removalSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Apr 9, 2019
Remembering Peter Slavin
Peter had more than a passing interest in this issue and its horrific impacts on people, communities and the land; he took the time to get to know folks on a deeper level. More
Issues: Mountaintop removal
Action Alert Vivian Apr 8, 2019
Active April: MTR Hearing in Congress, People Over Petro, More
A hearing on the health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining; a demand that we put people over petrochem profit and more action ops. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelines
Newsletter OVEC Apr 2, 2019
Winds of Change, Spring, 2019
Driving around on a Sunday in early February, I saw dozens of slips just in my little section of the pipeline in Putnam County, but this was definitely the worst. It makes me wonder how many there are in total between Wayne County and Moundsville. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 6, 2019
Solastalgia Got You Down? Map Your Own Landscape!
If mountaintop removal had changed your life, help map that. Share your memories and passion about your homeplace. More
Issues: Mountaintop removal
Newsletter 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 removalPetrochemicalsPollutionWV 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 Blakeman 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
Newsletter 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: CoalMountaintop 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
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