Tag: Pipelines

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Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Apr 29, 2019
Man-made Changes are Driving Amphibians to the Brink of Extinction
Back in 1995, a group of middle school children and their teacher made an odd discovery while on a field trip in rural Minnesota. A small pond they were visiting, Ney Pond, had a substantial population of deformed leopard frogs. Their teacher informed the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. This agency studied the frog population in […] More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesPollution
Beaver PA cracker plant under constructions
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Apr 29, 2019
Frackers and Crackers and Hubs, Oh My!
None of this is good for our actual or fiscal health. We can do much better. People over petro! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Apr 11, 2019
April 15 – Ohio River Water Quality Comments Due!
Comment on pollution control standrads to ORANSCO. This could be much more valuable to you than your tax refund... same deadline April 15.  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPipelinesPollutionWater
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 Mar 25, 2019
Sad Farewell to Bill Hughes
OVEC joins with his family and friends in mourning the passing of Bill Hughes. More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 26, 2019
Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline: Goodbye Trees, Hello Dangerous Landslides
You just can’t take the trees off of the landscape here and expect the ground to stay put. The pipeline slips are a threat to property rights, water quality, and public safety. More
Issues: Pipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 12, 2019
Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline Work Severs Phone Lines, Blocks Roads
Pipeline construction: Your phone lines are cut, your roads are blocked, and they call the sheriff on you for standing on the public road. More
Issues: Marcellus ShalePipelines
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Oct 23, 2018
Ever Heard of PHMSA? Learn About Upcoming Actions and Comment
This little-known governmental entity could have a big role in approval and/or oversight of the proposed Appalachian Storage Hub project. Learn more and take action. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPipelinesRegulation
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
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 Mary Sansom Sep 19, 2018
Pipeline Filings of August 2014 Coincidence or Connection?
All told, the summer of 2014 spawned almost 2000 miles of large-diameter, interstate pipeline projects on the East Coast alone. More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus ShalePipelinesUtica Shale
Hoots and Hollers Mary Sansom Sep 13, 2018
For-Profit Pipelines, Landowners, and “Fair” Compensation
Landowners in the path of a pipeline can’t take it or leave it. Their private property is generating profits for people whose homes are far away from the incineration zone. Why shouldn’t the landowner whose property is taken at least participate in the profits? More
Issues: PipelinesSocial justice
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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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 17, 2018
Eminent Domain, Property Value, and Fracked Gas Pipelines
Pipeline companies don’t care that their actions cost us. They make money by externalizing as many costs as possible, like pollution of our environment. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesWater
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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 2, 2018
The Awful Marcellus Pipeline Mess: They are Here Already, With More Coming Soon
Enthusiasm wanes with time, as does profit. Investors move on and their gain can’t be tapped against the public loss and private loss, such as spoiled water wells and useless land. Loss of property value to individuals is over looked. Facts are distorted. Legislation is bought and lax enforcement is ignored. More
Issues: FrackingHealthPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Jul 26, 2018
West Virginians Do Not Want China’s Appalachian Gas Investments: #NoASH #PetroFreeWV
Not everyone here in West Virginia thinks building Cancer Alley #2 along the entire Ohio River border of our state would be wonderful. Far from it! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jul 24, 2018
Leach Xpress, MXP—Headaches on the Headwaters; You Can Help Make a Difference
As high-pressure, large diameter pipelines threaten our region, a swarm of citizen monitors are stepping up to do the monitoring that our state regulators can't. Join 'em! More
Issues: FrackingPipelines
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