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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
Action Alert Vivian Oct 3, 2018
October Opportunities to Take Information, Turn it to Action
October offers plenty of opportunities to inform yourself, and to turn chances your outrage (or despondency) into action. Get primed to act, get primed to vote! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFrackingSocial justiceTransition economyWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 2, 2018
Sign-On Letter: “Innovation Valley: A Cleaner, Better Vision for the Ohio River Valley” #NoASH
WV, OH, and PA grassroots groups are circulating a sign-on letter to our states' governors calling for an alternative future in the Ohio River Valley, one that is not based on extraction and harm. Deadline to sign is Oct. 19 More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPollutionWater
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
Hoots and Hollers Robin Sep 28, 2018
Huntington Mayor Asks ORSANCO to Maintain Its Ohio River Pollution Control Standards
Huntington, WV Mayor Steve Williams has sent a statement to ORSANCO commissioners, asking that they not abdicate their PSC role iwithin the Ohio River watershed. You can comment too! More
Issues: PollutionWater
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Hoots and Hollers Robin 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
Newlsetter 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 17, 2018
Elizabeth Catte’s Talk: Petrochem Wrong for Appalachia’s Future
Politicians promoting a massive petrochemical complex for our region would be getting the future of Appalachia all wrong if they have their way. Support those already living in Cancer Alleys in LA and TX and get up, get active right here in WV! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionSocial justiceWaterWest Virginia
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
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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
Press Release Vivian Sep 5, 2018
Media Advisory: Ohio River Rising Climate Rally and March in Huntington, WV
Family friendly activities, speakers, information on local, regional, national, and global climate issues. Come out to Heritage Station and join in the march around the downtown area. Come celebrate your love for Huntington, the Ohio River, and the Earth! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeMountaintop removalRenewable energyWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Robin Aug 17, 2018
We Won! And, Now A Related Battle: Your Comments Needed!
Today! Federal court rules that life-saving protections must now be implemented by industry. That's a big win! Now please comment for more community protections. Details here. More
Issues: MCHMPollutionWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 17, 2018
Survey Says: Americans of All Stripes Want Renewable Energy; Tell The Candidates!
Americans of all political persuasions are into renewable energy. Let political candidates know, and be registered and ready to vote! More
Issues: Renewable energyWaterWest Virginia
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
Action Alert Vivian Aug 10, 2018
August Actions: Water, Climate, and Voting
Make sure you are registered to vote; Come to a free screening of Chasing Coral tonight; More upcoming events. More
Issues: Climate changeWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Aug 9, 2018
Submit Comments to Your Governor re: Ohio River Pollution Standards
Please contact your governor about ORSANCO's Ohio River pollution control standards. Here's how, If you want to attend a meeting where ORSANCO makes a decision on these standards, contact Robin. Here's how. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 8, 2018
Drowning in a Sea of Estrogen: Another Reason for #PetroFreeWV, #NoASH
Chemicals used in oil and gas fracking are another source of chemicals wrecking havoc with our fertility. More than 130 chemicals used in fracking are known or suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals. #PetroFreeWV #NoASH More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Janet Keating Aug 4, 2018
Remembering Ben Stout, Truly A Hero For West Virginia
Ben: Taking the top off of a mountain. Is that the right thing to do? I don’t think an individual can say yes to that. I think any individual knows that that’s wrong. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalWaterWest Virginia
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 1, 2018
Volunteer, Show the Ohio River Some Love: Living Land & Waters Garbage Barge Here Now
Come help clean up the Ohio River. Jump on the Garbage Barge. More
Issues: PollutionWater
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