Tag: West Virginia

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Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 15, 2018
Madam’s Creek: Celebrating a Love of Appalachia
Our ancestors would be horrified by the transformations to our landscape imposed by mineral extraction and wonder how their descendants could allow such damage. More
Issues: West Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 14, 2018
Sign On to Letter About Auction of Charleston Gazette-Mail
On behalf of its employees and its readers (including you!), are you feeling some sustained outrage about the bankruptcy and pending auction of the Charleston Gazette-Mail? If so, please sign on to this letter, and ask your family and friends to do so, too. More
Issues: Social justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 12, 2018
Gazette-Mail Bankruptcy: Noooo!
The enormity of the situation began to sink in that morning as we heard about the potential buyer. The bankruptcy of the Charleston Gazette-Mail in and of itself is one terrible thing; the possibility of the Wheeling Newspapers owning the Gazette-Mail takes things to a whole new low-level of bad news. More
Issues: Social justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 8, 2018
All Kinds Welcome Here Lobby Day at State Capitol Today, More Upcoming Events and Actions
All Kinds Welcome Here Lobby Day is today! Plus, more events and actions you can participate in for the sake of West Virginia! More
Issues: HealthSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 7, 2018
#Justice4Minden: Support the People of Minden, WV
#Justice4Minden 11:30 a.m. Sat. Feb 10, come to Headwaters Defense's action at the Green Space Public Park in Lewisburg, WV (on the corner of Rt. 219 and Rt. 60). Headwaters Defense says: Maybe Gov. Jim Justice will hear us if we show up in his hometown! More
Issues: HealthPollutionWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 5, 2018
DEP’s Response to Your Comments on MXP’s Stormwater Permit
A pdf of DEP's response to comments on its stormwater permit for the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline. More
Issues: DEPFrackingPipelinesWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 23, 2018
Run, Run, Run for Office: Jan. 27 Deadline to File in WV
You have until Saturday, January 27 to file to run for elected office in West Virginia. Run to bring up the important issues! More
Issues: West Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 18, 2017
West Virginians: Be Registered & Be Ready to Vote
West Virginians: Be registered & Be Ready to Vote. Every vote counts! More
Issues: Social justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 6, 2017
Comments of Vivian Stockman at the Hearing on the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
We simply do not have to choose between either our health and breathable air or economic opportunities. That’s a lie fossil fuel lobbyists and their bought-and-paid-for politicians desperately want us to continue believing. But, willful ignorance solves nothing. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingPollutionSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Dec 6, 2017
Comments of Dustin White at the Hearing on the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
The majority of coal still mined here is metallurgical being shipped overseas. It is not for electric generation. This repeal will not bring back coal jobs in WV. And let’s stop pretending this administration cares what citizens think. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEPAHealthPollutionSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 27, 2017
People of Faith Care for Creation: WVIPL and the Clean Power Plan
We members of the WV Interfaith Power and Light Steering Committee seek to build a coalition of faith-based voices throughout our beautiful state, who will actively engage in the work of preserving the clean air, water and over-all environment on which all life depends.  Therefore, we oppose Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s recent proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan. More
Issues: Climate changePollutionRenewable energySocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 27, 2017
On #GivingTuesday, Support OVEC’s $30 for 30 Campaign
If you take part in #GivingTuesday, will you consider making a donation to OVEC as part of our $30 for 30 campaign? More
Issues: Social justiceWaterWest Virginia
Action Alert Vivian Nov 14, 2017
Comment on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
Comment on the Trump Administration's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalMountaintop removalWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 10, 2017
OVEC: Highlights of 30 Years of Standing Our Ground – Part One: The First Decade
Our 30th birthday has us reflecting on three decades of standing our ground. Here are some highlights from OVEC's first decade.  More
Issues: CoalHealthMountaintop removalWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 10, 2017
Register Now: Hearing on Proposed Clean Power Plan Repeal in Charleston; Deadline to Register Nov. 16
You have from now until Nov. 16 to register to comment at the Charleston, WV hearing on the EPA's proposed repel of the Clean Power Plan. Turn out, speak up, as if the futures depend on it! More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEPAHealthWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 1, 2017
Mountain Valley Pipeline: WV DEP Bails on Protecting State’s Waters
WV DEP capitulates on protecting states waters. As our citizens' voices are being silenced, our state and region's clean water and air are being jeopardized. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 7, 2017
OVEC’s $30 for 30 Campaign to Mark Our 30th Year
OVEC turns 30 this year. Times are tough, so we are asking for your help in our $30 for 30 campaign. Become a member. Ask friends to join. Send an extra gift of $30 or more. From now to the end of the year, we have a goal of raising $30,000. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 31, 2017
Sense of Place
Appalachians know a sense of place. More today, than at any time in history, people are speaking up to save the landscapes that they call home. From the First Nation’s tribes trying to halt the destruction of the world’s largest boreal forest in Canada due to Bakken Tar sands development, to the Pacific Islanders trying to save their homes from rising sea levels, people are finding the courage to speak out because of their “sense of place.” More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 27, 2017
MIners’ Health Care Future Up for Vote in Congress
Recently, retired deep miners, UMWA members, and OVEC members Chuck Nelson and Terry Steele both had op-eds published in West Virginia newspapers. The examine the plight of miners' health care benefits. More
Issues: CoalHealthWest Virginia
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