Tag: Water

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Action Alert OVEC Apr 2, 2021
April Actions Abound
There's still time to act on a few crucial bills in WV and across the Ohio River Valley, so check out our curated list of actions. More
Issues: PollutionWaterWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Mar 5, 2021
Action Alert: March Forth
If you're still procrastinating on your spring cleaning like we are, let us guide you through some quick easy actions both local and national so you can look busy and help move the needle for environmental justice! More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksWaterWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 26, 2021
URGENT: Register for the HB 2389 Public Hearing TODAY
Register today, February 26, before 4:00 p.m. to speak at the West Virginia House Judiciary public hearing on HB 2389 regarding water quality rules. More
Issues: PollutionWaterWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Feb 19, 2021
Act Now: Protect Our Drinking Water and Reject HB 2598
The WV Legislature and industry lobbyists have brought back the bill for exemptions to the Aboveground Storage Tank Act as HB 2598. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksHealthWaterWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Jan 20, 2021
Join Us: Mountaineer NGL Storage Facility Community Meeting
Join the Concerned Ohio River Residents and OVEC for a community meeting on January 21 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. — Storing explosive gases under the Ohio River is unacceptable. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubWater
Action Alert OVEC Jan 7, 2021
January Jump into Action
It's nice to have 2020 behind us, but there's so much more to be done. Here are some quick and easy action to help us keep those resolutions. More
Issues: Climate changePro DemocracyWater
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Nov 10, 2020
OYO, The Beautiful River: A Review
The Ohio “sings a forever song,” and Hamilton’s book is a song of homage to it. More
Issues: Water
Press Release OVEC Sep 24, 2020
Local Residents Hold U.S. Army Corps Accountable
On Sept. 23, citizens delivered 50 pages of public comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) office in Huntington, WV. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Press Release OVEC Jul 27, 2020
Press Release: Is the EPA turning a blind eye to WVDEP?
Watershed protection organizations from three states plead with the EPA to make West Virginia follow the Clean Water Act More
Issues: PollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jul 23, 2020
Do You Want Oil and Gas Waste in Your Water?
Do you care about Ohio River water quality? A virtual public hearing on a proposed oil and gas waste barge dock near Marietta is scheduled for August 7th; please register and send comments to USACE. More
Issues: Ohio RiverPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 14, 2020
Frack Waste Barges: Another Threat to Ohio River Valley Residents’ Drinking Water Supply
Frack waste barges on the Ohio River?! On August 7, join a virtual public haring to let the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers know what you think. More
Issues: FrackingPollutionWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jul 14, 2020
Recent ORSANCO Meeting: What Happened?
Vocal citizens are influencing this regional commission to take up emerging issues we know are going to be important as politicians and industry push to build oil, gas and petrochemical infrastructure in the Ohio River Valley. Join in to raise your voice! More
Issues: PollutionWater
Newsletter OVEC Jul 9, 2020
Winds of Change, Summer 2020
OVEC, the WV Highlands Conservancy, and the Sierra Club have put the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) on notice that we are going to sue the agency due to its mismanagement of the Special Reclamation Fund (SRF), and its related failure to comply with federal reporting requirements. More
Issues: CoalDEPFrackingWater
Action Alert OVEC May 18, 2020
You May Still Be Home, But You Can Stay Active
Register to Vote by May 19. Speak Up for the Water! Learn About Plastics from A to Z. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsPro DemocracySocial justiceWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 7, 2020
Call Sen. Capito TODAY! No PFAS In Your Water.
Can you call Sen. Capito today & tell her to regulate PFAS in the America's Water Infrastructure Act? More
Issues: HealthPetrochemicalsPollutionWater
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Action Alert OVEC Apr 22, 2020
Join OVEC’s Live Earth Week Event; How #FairCourts Help Protect Us on #EarthDay
Join OVEC for a live virtual storytelling event to hear from residents of the Ohio River Valley region about their connections to and concerns about the river, the tap water source for five million people. Plus, Earth Day needs #FairCourts. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFair courtsPro DemocracyWater
Action Alert OVEC Apr 20, 2020
April Showers are Here, Along with This Reminder to Take Action
April showers underline the fact that water is life. Please take action to defend our water! More
Issues: FrackingWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 5, 2020
We Need You @ Clean Drinking Water Act Press Conference on Feb 6
Calling all water drinkers: Come to the press conference to show WV legislators you want them to pass the Clean Drinking Water Act of 2020. More
Issues: WaterWV Legislature
Hoots and Hollers Robin Blakeman Jan 16, 2020
Ohio River Pollution Control Standards, Microplastics and ASH: Making Connections
As industry works to allow even more pollution into the Ohio River--source of drinking water for about five million people!--regulators need to be informed about petrochemical/plastic pollution. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingPetrochemicalsPlasticsWater
Press Release OVEC Jan 8, 2020
Statements on the 6th Anniversary of the MCHM #WVWaterCrisis
On the 6th anniversary of the MCHM water crisis and at the start of the 2020 WV Legislative Session, clean drinking water for every West Virginian is still a goal rather than a reality. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMCHMPro DemocracyWater
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