Mark your Calendars! The WVEC will host their annual meeting November 3-5 at picturesque Tygart Lake State Park in Grafton, WV.

We will set our legislative priorities for 2024, talk about strategies, and have some fun outdoors. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with fellow environmental enthusiasts and contribute to the future of West Virginia!  More info and registration here.

We need you! WVEC is gearing up for the 2024 legislative session with several crucial campaigns, and we need your support to make a real impact. By joining our campaigns, whether it’s through writing Op-Eds or Letters to the Editor, engaging with legislators, or boots-on-the-ground water quality monitoring, you can play an active role in protecting our state! Please take a moment to complete our survey and let us know how you’d like to help.


Explore Community Solar in WV: Learn More and Watch the Webinar!

In July WVEC and West Virginians for Energy Freedom hosted their first Community Solar 101 webinar. Watch it here.

Action Alerts WVEC September 21, 2023
Join Us in Shepherdstown for a Community Solar Meeting on Sept 30
Go solar without installing panels! WVEC and partners invite you to a Community Solar meeting at Shepherd University’s Student Center on Saturday, September 30, at 4 pm. More
Issues: Solar power
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition September 19, 2023
Urgent: Support updated rules for oil and gas cleanup protection
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), within the U.S. Department of Interior, decides oil and gas leasing rules on all national public lands. The Monongahela National Forest and the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve depend on BLM rules to ensure our national public lands are managed wisely. More
Issues: Oil and gasOrphaned wellsPollution
Action Alerts WVEC September 16, 2023
Register Now for WVEC Annual Meeting – Nov. 3-5!
The West Virginia Environmental Council invites you to its Annual Meeting, November 3-5, 2023, at the scenic Tygart Lake State Park in Grafton, WV. This event offers a chance to connect, collaborate, and delve into the crucial environmental issues facing West Virginia. More
Issues: Event
Action Alerts WV Citizen Action Group August 30, 2023
WV to NY: March for Climate Justice
Join the WV Citizen Action Group at the March to End Fossil Fuels on September 17th in NYC. More
Issues: Climate changeFossil fuels
Action Alerts Solar United Neighbors August 24, 2023
Urgent Action: Stop the Attack on Solar in West Virginia
Greedy monopoly utilities want to keep you in the dark. They’ve asked Public Service Commission (PSC) regulators to undermine West Virginia’s solar power. You can stop them. Tell commissioners to stop the assault on solar. Sign the petition today! More
Issues: Renewable energySolar power
Action Alerts WVEC August 8, 2023
You’re invited to a Solar Happy Hour in Wheeling on Thursday
At home watching your electric bills go up? Solar energy can help you save! Come out to Later Alligator in Wheeling on August 10th at 6:30 pm for a Solar Happy Hour hosted by Solar United Neighbors. More
Issues: EventSolar power
Action Alerts WVEC August 2, 2023
This Saturday in Raleigh County: Energy Solutions for a Greener Future!
The West Virginians for Energy Freedom coalition is coming to Beckley THIS SATURDAY, August 5th! If you are in or near Beckley, please join us at the Raleigh County Public Library from 2 PM to 4 PM. More
Issues: Energy efficiencyOpportunityRenewable energy
Action Alerts WVEC July 26, 2023
Save the Date: WVEC Annual Meeting!
Mark your calendars! We're excited to announce the West Virginia Environmental Council's Annual Meeting from November 3rd to November 5th at Tygart Lake State Park in Grafton, WV. This gathering promises to be an inspiring weekend as we come together to set our legislative priorities for 2024, strategize for the future, and enjoy some fun outdoor activities. More
Issues: Event
Action Alerts WVEC July 21, 2023
Advocacy Webinar and More: Join us on July 26!
Please join us for WV Rivers’ “Legislative Update and Advocacy that Works” on Wednesday, July 26, at 7:00 pm via Zoom, featuring our very own Lucia Valentine as a speaker! If you’re interested in volunteering, this is the perfect opportunity to learn effective advocacy strategies and participate in our efforts. Have you filled out our volunteer survey yet? Now is the time! More
Issues: Legislation
Newsletters WVEC July 15, 2023
GREEN, Volume 33 Issue 11
As we dive into the off-season, we want to emphasize the importance of citizen involvement. Your participation is critical to our cause. In this edition, we have exciting opportunities for you to get involved. More
Issues: Community solarOrphaned wellsPFASPipelinesSolar powerWater