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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
Newlsetter 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 Apr 2, 2019
Randi Pokladnik’s Comments to ORSANCO on Pollution Control Standards
Peer reviewed studies show that many of the chemicals released through the process of fracking and plastics production are carcinogenic, endocrine disrupting, obesogenic and become persistent in the environment. We need ORSANCO’s regs. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionWater
Action Alert Vivian Mar 14, 2019
Veto, Strike, Real-Life Action That’s More Than a “Like”
Gov: Veto SB 622. We need more transparency and less big-money in WV elections. Students strike over climate inaction. More
Issues: Climate changeWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Mar 7, 2019
What’s Up With Ohio River Pollution Control Standards?
Public pressure has so far really helped! Here's how to keep up the pressure, for the sake of your drinking water, for the health of all who depend on the Ohio River. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Action Alert Vivian Mar 4, 2019
Feeling Mad in March? Take Action!
Don't get mad in March! Get active. Defend water. Stand up for fair courts and clean elections. Oppose the Appalachian Storage Hub. Volunteer. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFrackingWater
Action Alert OVEC Jan 15, 2019
Calling All Water Drinkers and Pro-Democracy Thinkers
Show up for the water, for democracy, for we, the people! More
Issues: Clean electionsSocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers Dustin White Jan 9, 2019
Reflections On The Water: WV Water Crisis Five Years Later And A New Petrochemical Threat
If the WV DEP could not regulate one chemical storage tank, how in the world can they regulate all the infrastructure of a 400-mile-long petrochemical complex? More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMCHMPetrochemicalWater
water unites us
Action Alert OVEC Jan 7, 2019
New Year’s Changes; Join Event on the 5th Anniversary of #WVWaterCrisis; More
Hope in the New Year for democracy: take action. Changes at OVEC. Event to mark the 5th anniversary of the #WVWaterCrisis. More
Issues: MCHMWater
Press Release OVEC Jan 3, 2019
Media Advisory: WATER: A sacred gift, a human right, and our stewardship role
On the eve on the fifth anniversary of the 2014 water crisis, community members are invited to gather for WATER: A sacred gift, a human right, and our stewardship role More
Issues: DEPMCHMWater
water unites us
Action Alert Vivian Dec 31, 2018
Wring Out the Old Year, Ring in the New! Final Actions of 2018 and First of 2019
Deadline today to contact Congress re black lung benefits for coal miners and save the date for the first action of 2018: #waterislife More
Issues: CoalSocial justiceWater
Action Alert OVEC Nov 5, 2018
The Climate is Ripe for Change: Vote Tomorrow. Come Out Tonight. Support Minden. Act.
Vote: If you haven't voted already, please get thee to the polls on November 6. And every Monday in November, come find out about the Devil We Know. And be sure to make comments for Minden by Nov. 13. More
Issues: Climate changePollutionSocial justiceWater
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 Blakeman 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
Ohio River
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
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 justiceWater
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