Call to Action 
There are currently over 6,500 orphaned wells across the state of West Virginia. These wells were left behind by the oil and gas industry, leaving taxpayers responsible for the costs to plug them. Not only is this an economic liability, but these orphaned wells also pose a major threat to landowners’ property rights, to the environment and to the communities in which they are located.

Action Alerts WVEC May 22, 2023
Tell Biden: Reject the unjust approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline
Earlier this month, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin introduced The Building American Energy Security Act of 2023. This legislation changes how federal agencies handle energy projects and takes the dangerous and unprecedented step of requiring agencies to issue all permits within 30 days for the Mountain Valley Pipeline without further public involvement and without judicial review. More
Issues: Pipelines
Newsletters WVEC May 12, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 10
Happy May! Now that the legislative session is over, we will be releasing a bi-monthly newsletter. Watch your inbox for updates on our upcoming campaigns, action alerts and more. Remember to check out our calendar for a comprehensive list of meetings and events. Stay engaged, and join us in making a difference! More
Issues: Climate changePollutionState parksWater
Action Alerts WVEC April 19, 2023
Deadline extended! Say NO to the Pleasants Power Station bailout.
Take Action Now! Deadline extended and public hearing added! Join West Virginians for Energy Freedom on Thursday, April 20th at 3:30pm in Charleston for a public hearing at the Public Service Commission offices. More
Issues: CoalPower purchase agreements
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition April 18, 2023
BREAKING: Cacapon Park Public Hearing Postponed!
Thank you for contacting the decision-makers about the proposed mega RV park and private club amenities. Because of your messages and other groups' actions across the state, the State Park system has POSTPONED the public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, at 5 pm. Taking action makes a difference!  More
Issues: State parks
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition April 14, 2023
Urgent Action Needed: Protect Cacapon Park (Cancelled)
The State Park system is currently considering proposals to bring mega RV parks and private club facilities to Cacapon Resort State Park. These plans would bring 50 to 350 RV slots to mountainsides in the Park and will create high-end amenities not accessible to regular park visitors. More
Issues: State parks
Action Alerts Friends of Blackwater April 13, 2023
Rally to Protect Upper Cheat Headwaters
Stop the clearcuts. Stop the flooding. Join community members on Friday, April 21, for a rally to publicly demonstrate our support for protecting some of the last remaining mature and old-growth trees in the Monongahela National Forest! RSVP today! More
Issues: State parksWater
Action Alerts WVEC April 11, 2023
Say NO to the Pleasants Power Station Bailout
If you are a Mon Power or Potomac Edison customer, we need your voice now! Submit your comments to the West Virginia Public Service Commission opposing the Pleasants Power Station bailout before April 14th. Take Action! More
Issues: EnergyPollution
Action Alerts West Virginia Highlands Conservancy March 24, 2023
Tell Governor Justice to Veto HB 3370
Governor Justice has just a couple days left to veto House Bill 3370, which passed on the last day of the session. Please call him at 304-558-2000 and email here and ask him to veto this reckless bill. More
Issues: Public lands
Legislative Updates WVEC March 17, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 9
The 2023 Legislative session is over, and what an exciting and dramatic ride it was! Over the past 60 days, we faced intense moments and challenges, but with your support, we pushed positive bills and defeated harmful ones. In this edition, our lobby team, Lucia Valentine, Maria Russo, and Jillian Welsh, provide a final update on the bills we followed. More
Issues: EventLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC March 8, 2023
Urgent: Tell Senate Finance NO on Costly Nuclear Bill
At any time, the Senate Finance Committee is set to consider HB 2896, which aims to designate West Virginia as an agreement state with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC). However, this move could result in a financial burden of at least 9 million dollars for the state over the next 4-8 years. More
Issues: Nuclear energy