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Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 15, 2018
Poor People’s Campaign Resurrected: Sign-On to Statement of Support
We are encouraging individuals and groups to sign on to a letter of support for the Poor People's Campaign. We urge others in our movement to endorse and join with the Poor People’s Campaign. We call particular attention to the plan for actions the week of June 3-9 on ecological devastation and health. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesPollutionSocial justiceTransition economyWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 18, 2018
Help Create Our Local Global Earth Exchange 2018
OVEC's is seeking volunteers and representatives of local progressive groups to help organize a local Global Earth Exchange event, on the banks of the Ohio River on June 16.   More
Issues: PollutionWaterWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Apr 3, 2018
A Review of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, by Dr. Elizabeth Catte
In this powerful little book of 132 pages, Catte rises to eloquence at times in exploding myths and stereotypes about the Appalachian region of the United States. She will be the keynote speaker at OVEC's annual meeting on September 15. More
Issues: Mountaintop removalWest Virginia
Action AlertHoots and Hollers OVEC Mar 5, 2018
E-Day Tabling Cancelled, Other Events On; Go Teachers!
Tomorrow's E-day! tabling and speakers are cancelled due to the ongoing teachers’ strike. Go teachers! Evening events are still on, including the Tri-State Water Defense Public Forum,. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesSocial justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 27, 2018
Thanks to the 863 People Who Signed-On to Letter Re Auction of Gazette-Mail
Thanks to everyone who signed-on and thanks to all who encouraged others to sign, too. More
Issues: Social justiceWest Virginia
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 23, 2018
Natalie’s Legislative Update: Bad Bills at the WV Bill Mill, Plus a Good One!
Our ED shares info on some WV Legislative Session bills she's tracking; join her under the Golden Dome! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubMountaintop removalRenewable energyWest Virginia
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
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