Action AlertsWVECAugust 7, 2022 Register Today For The 2022 Environmental Summit September 24 and 25! Join us for a West Virginia fall weekend of discussion, networking, food, music, bird watching, zip lining, and more!
The 2022 Environmental Summit will bring together local and state environmental organizations, activists, and citizens in West Virginia to facilitate conversation around the opportunities and challenges facing the state’s environmental movement. More Issues: Event
BlogWVECJuly 19, 2022 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. More Issues: Orphaned wells
NewslettersWVECJuly 8, 2022 GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 11 Happy Summer! We are excited to be back with our July Volume of GREEN. This month we are highlighting several events, actions and opportunities to get involved with our member groups. Please be sure to SAVE THE DATE for West Virginia Environmental Council’s 2022 Environmental Summit Sept 24-25 in Morgantown. Registration is now LIVE! More Issues: Clean elections, Coal, Energy, Event, Pollution, Water
Action AlertsWVECJune 14, 2022 Today is WV Gives Green Day Today is the day! It’s the FIRST-EVER WV Gives Green Day – and we’re excited to be one of the 13 organizations partnering for this cooperative day of giving. We believe there is power in collaboration to uplift the important work being done through environmental and conservation organizations across West Virginia. More Issues: Event
BlogWVECMay 25, 2022 Call to Action Did you know that West Virginia has over 173,000 acres of unreclaimed mineland? This is land left behind after coal companies have mined our mountains. West Virginia has a long way to go to restore the viability of abandoned mine lands which is important to improve water quality, revitalize landscapes, and create jobs and economic development in coal communities. More Issues: Coal, Energy, Reclamation