Tag: Petrochemicals

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Action Alert Vivian Nov 9, 2021
Speak Up, Learn Up, and Log Out
Speak up to WV legislators about transitioning away from coal, learn about the connections between plastic and climate and militarism and climate and log out of Facebook. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicalsSocial justice
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Action Alert OVEC Sep 16, 2021
Speak with DEP and Coming Up: Speak Out, Listen, Learn
Tonight talk with DEP, tomorrow register to speak up on redistricting, learn about the folly of carbon capture and sequestration, and more... More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changePetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 9, 2021
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Can Save the World
Vandana Shiva has said, “We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.” More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicalsPipelinesPollution
Action Alert OVEC Jun 30, 2021
Take Action Now on New Chemical Disaster Rule
Here's an easy way to submit written comments to EPA demanding a new Chemical Disaster Rule that ends the dangerous cycle of chemical disasters in our communities. More
Issues: PetrochemicalsPollution
Action Alert OVEC Jun 14, 2021
Register Today to Speak to EPA on Chemical Plant Risks
Deadline to pre-register for the first EPA listening session on how you and your community can help EPA the Risk Management Plan is today, June 14. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 14, 2021
Talking to EPA on Chemical Plant Safety and Your Community
What can you say to EPA on the chemical rick management rule? Here are tips and background information. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 9, 2021
Chemical Plants and Protecting Your Community: Speak Up to EPA
EPA wants to hear as it revises a rule aimed at helping community members and first responders understand and be better prepared to reduce risks from chemical plants. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
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Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik May 25, 2021
Fertility on the Brink
We are paying for the convenience of single-use plastics and untested commercial chemical compounds with our health, including our fertility. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubHealthPetrochemicals
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Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Mar 23, 2021
Man’s War on Nature
This spring, call a truce on the war against nature and put the poisons away. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Feb 22, 2021
The Truth About Polystyrene
Given the toxicity of polystyrene from cradle to grave, isn’t it time to stop packaging our foods and beverages in this polymer? More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 9, 2021
Plastics and Petrochemicals: How They Affect You and the Environment
Knowledge is power, the power to resist petrochemical/plastics as our future and build a better future for our region. Watch Dr. Randi Pokladnik's presentations on plastics and you, then join us in taking action! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubHealthPetrochemicalssingle-use plastics
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 23, 2021
Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions
For fenceline communities, for the climate, for wildlife, for all our futures, urge President Biden to take eight key executive actions aimed at solving the plastic pollution crisis. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPetrochemicals
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 22, 2021
ICYMI: Congressional Committee’s Environmental Justice Now Tour: Appalachia
Hear hear. Hear us here! OVEC organizer Alex Cole joins other Appalachians speaking to the House Natural Resource Committee on the need for Environmental Justice Now. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalPetrochemicalsPollutionPro Democracy
Hoots and Hollers Dustin White Jan 12, 2021
DEP’s Belle Explosion Air Quality Statement Is Just Hot Air
The explosion killed one plant worker and sent several others to the hospital. At the barest of bare minimums, the families of those killed and injured, and the rest of us living in the Chemical Valley deserve better information from the DEP. More
Issues: DEPPetrochemicals
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Newsletter OVEC Dec 22, 2020
Winds of Change, Winter 2020
OVEC volunteer Dr. Randi Pokladnik and former Vice President Al Gore talk about petrochemicals and climate, and much more in our Winter 20-21 newsletter. More
Issues: Climate changeMountaintop removalPetrochemicalsPro Democracy
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Action Alert OVEC Dec 9, 2020
Take Action with OVEC this December
Wrap up 2020 with a few more actions, then let's boot this year on outta here. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Oct 26, 2020
Incineration Isn’t a Solution to Our Waste Problems
There is no "throw away" and incineration does not equal a solution to plastic and other pollution. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsPollution
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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 25, 2020
ODNR Cancels Mountaineer NGL Storage Permits
This legal action is one blow to politicians' ill-conceived plans for a proposed petrochemical buildout in the Ohio River Valley. You can help add a lot more punch to this victory. Get involved! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicals
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Press Release Vivian Sep 24, 2020
ODNR Cancels Mountaineer NGL Storage Permits
Victory: In a victory for clean water advocates, Ohio Department of Natural Resources cancels permits to construct three solution mining wells in the Ohio River Valley More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 17, 2020
Why We Cannot Recycle Our Way Out of the Plastic Mess
Unlike steel or aluminum, plastic cannot be recycled over and over again. Many plastic formulations can't be recycled even once. Much of the plastic packaging we encounter is unnecessary. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicals
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