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The WV Environmental Council is currently accepting applications for our 2022 lobby team. The 2022 legislative session will run from January 12 – March 12, 2022. Please read our full announcement here. Send any questions to info@wvecouncil.org.


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Action Alerts Don Alexander November 30, 2021
Double Your Impact This Giving Tuesday!
Great news, Giving Tuesday is finally here! This means any donation you make will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000 thanks to one very generous WVEC member. You can make your donation today or up until Friday for it to be matched!  More
Issues: Legislation
Action Alerts Hannah King November 18, 2021
Support the WVEC This Giving Tuesday, November 30, With a Matched Donation!
Thank you for your continued support of the West Virginia Environmental Council and our mission to advocate for environmental protections. We hope that you are doing well and are getting excited for the holiday season. More
Action Alerts WVEC November 15, 2021
Urge Senator Manchin to Take the Lead on Climate Action Now!
As the Build Back Better Act is believed to pass the House this week, it’s important that you reach out to Senator Manchin and let him know that we need climate action now. More
Issues: Climate changeLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC October 28, 2021
Halloween Rally for Climate Action on Saturday, 10/30 1:00 – 2:30PM Rain or Shine!
Join us Saturday, October 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m, for a HALLOWEEN RALLY for CLIMATE ACTION, in front of the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse Building, 300 Virginia St. E., in downtown Charleston WV.  More
Issues: Event
Blog WVEC October 26, 2021
Join Our 2022 Lobby Team
The WV Environmental Council is currently accepting applications for our 2022 lobby team. The 2022 legislative session will run from January 12 - March 12, 2022. Send any questions to info@wvecouncil.org. More
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition October 22, 2021
Mountain Valley Pipeline Public Hearings – Nov. 1 and Nov. 4
The Army Corps of Engineers will be holding virtual public hearings on the Mountain Valley Pipeline for residents in West Virginia and Virginia. These hearings are on the pipeline's request to cross streams and wetlands - which means activities that dredge stream beds, dam creeks, drill under rivers, and destroy wetland soils. More
Issues: EventMVPPipelines
Action Alerts WVEC October 19, 2021
Call on WV Senate Confirmations Committee to Fully Vet Industry Appointees to Our Regulatory Agencies
In August, Governor Justice appointed the former and current heads of the Coal Association to prominent positions: to the Public Service Commission (PSC) and Public Energy Authority (PEA). The PSC regulates how our electric utilities work, among other things, and the PEA is a formerly-defunct body that has the power to use public money to buy energy infrastructure, including power plants. More
Issues: CoalDemocracyEnergy
Newsletters WVEC October 15, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 13
Happy fall! We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who joined in on our annual meeting last Thursday. It was great to see everyone and we are looking forward to the next time we can see you all in person. Thank you to everyone who has donated. More
Issues: Climate changeEventPollution
Action Alerts WVEC October 5, 2021
Good Conversation, Live Music, and Prizes @ WVEC Annual Meeting Thursday Evening – Register Now!
We are looking forward to seeing you Thursday night at 6pm. Our annual meeting will include a great conversation from our panelists, an intermission of live music from West Virginia folks, a preview of our legislative priorities for the 2022 session, and an opportunity for you to win two cool prizes! Registration is free, but a donation of $10 is suggested and appreciated. More
Issues: Event
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition October 1, 2021
Contact Senator Manchin & Tell Him to Invest in West Virginia’s Future!
Congress is in the midst of passing two important legislative packages, the Bipartisan Infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better Act. Together, they are referred to as the Build Back Better plan. More
Issues: Climate changeLegislation