Tag: Sustainability

19 posts found

Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 22, 2018
#TBT: Lawsuits Have Helped Slow MTR; What’s Up with the Settlement Money
The laws surrounding mountaintop removal in West Virginia have never been adequately enforced. We are so grateful to our attorneys who have worked with us for more than a decade to successfully sue MTR coal companies, corporate landowners, and government agencies for egregious legal failures. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSocial justiceSustainability
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
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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 6, 2017
Ms. Magazine and Blog Features OVEC; Sign Up for Associated Webinar
Ms. magazine's Spring 2017 issue features a story on OVEC! A March 31 Ms. Blog entry, A Sustainable Solution: Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition,excerpts some of the article. More
Issues: Renewable energySocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 5, 2017
RECLAIM Act: Here’s How You Can Help
Thanks to the action of thousands of folks like yourself across the country, the RECLAIM Act has been re-introduced in Congress and had a hearing April 5. More
Issues: CoalSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 1, 2017
We Need Your Help for the 3rd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair May 20
The 3rd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair happens Saturday, May 20 in Huntington's Central City. The call is on now for participants and volunteers. More
Issues: Renewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jan 26, 2017
Save the Date: April 28 is OVEC’s 20th Treehuggers’ Ball and 30th Birthday Bash
The Rumpke Mountain Boys will help OVEC celebrate our 20th Treehuggers' Ball and 30th Anniversary! Join us April 28 at the V Club in Huntington, WV. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalSustainability
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 3, 2016
International Mountain Day 2016 is Dec. 11; UNEP Report to Include MTR, OVEC Photo
A UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report on waste management in mountain regions will include a case study on mountaintop removal and an OVEC photo. The report's release coincides with International Mountain Day. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSustainabilityTransition economyWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 3, 2016
Your Donations to OVEC on #GivingTuesday Will Keep on Giving
The results of your #GivingTuesday donation will sprout seeds and greens, build soil and fertilize young minds. You’ll be helping to connect kids with nature, and that’s so important to developing environmental awareness. More
Issues: HealthSustainability
Hoots and Hollers Natalie Thompson May 17, 2016
Sustainability Fair to Include Screening of Cowspiracy at OVEC Office
Come out 10- 4 this Saturday, May 21, for the second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair in Old Central City. Then come up the street for a screening of Cowspiracy at the OVEC office. All free. More
Issues: Energy efficiencyHealthRenewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
Action Alert Vivian May 5, 2016
One to Retire, So One to Hire; Challenge is On; More: An OVEC Action Alert
Support Our Work: Donate Recent Alerts View this alert online Janet’s Retiring, So OVEC is Hiring OVEC’s long-time Executive Director Janet Keating will retire this fall. So, we are hiring a new ED. We’re taking applications until June 1. Click here for all the info you need to apply, or to share this info with […] More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 9, 2016
Huntington’s Sustainability Fair Seeking Volunteers, Participants
News: Second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair looking for volunteers and vendors News: Sustainability Fair to feature workshops on energy, food Save the date and plan to join us on Saturday, May 21 for the second annual Huntington Sustainability Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Old Central City. Activities will unfold in and around […] More
Issues: Renewable energySocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 30, 2015
Time to Choose No More Sacrifice Zones
Update: the free streaming period is over, but you can see a clip of the film here. Follow the film on Facebook here and on Twitter here. Use the hashtag: #TimeToChoose. Time To Choose, a new film by the Oscar-winning documentary director Charles Ferguson will be screened at two special events in Paris in two weeks during the UN climate-change […] More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEnergy efficiencyFrackingHealthMarcellus shaleMountaintop removalRogersville ShaleSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 7, 2015
Pleska on Writing, Working and Life
You are invited to meet West Virginia author Cat Pleska as she reads from her new memoir and leads a creative writing workshop. On Saturday, October 17, join event sponsors Coalfield Development Corporation at West Edge Factory,1040 Vernon St., in the Westmoreland neighborhood of Huntington, WV. More
Issues: Social justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 10, 2015
This Saturday: 2015 Sustainability Fair
Come one, come all on May 16 to the 2015 Sustainability Fair from 10 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. at the historical Heritage Station, 210 11th Street (Diamond Teeth Mary Way) in Huntington, WV. Free! More
Issues: Energy efficiencyRenewable energySustainabilityTransition economyWaterWest Virginia
MTR Gallery Vivian Mar 12, 2013
Sugar Tree, Boone County, W. Va. March 30, 2009
Check our Sugar Tree galleries to see “progress” in action as this lovely, ecologically diverse area of West Virginia is transformed into Mars by mountaintop removal coal mining. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSustainability
MTR Gallery Vivian Mar 9, 2013
Sugar Tree, Boone County, W. Va. June, 2005
Check our Sugar Tree galleries to see “progress” in action as this lovely, ecologically diverse area of West Virginia is transformed into Mars by mountaintop removal coal mining. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalSustainability
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