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Action Alerts WVEC February 8, 2023
You’re Invited to E-Day at the Capitol!
Get ready for a day of citizen advocacy! Please join us for 2023 Environmental Day (E-Day) at the WV State Capitol! Our annual advocacy day will take place on February 28th from 9 am to 2 pm. More
Issues: EventLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC February 7, 2023
Calls Needed Today to Senate Outdoor Recreation Committee! Protect Our State Public Lands!
Our state public lands provide opportunities for peaceful and non-motorized recreation like hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, and boating. Last week, Senate Outdoor Recreation Committee members considered amending SB 468 to allow off-road vehicles in ALL of our public lands, beyond the bill’s original intent, which was site specific to just Cabwaylingo State Forest. More
Issues: Outdoor recreationState parks
Action Alerts WVEC February 1, 2023
Urge Your Legislators to Support Adequate Funding for WV DEP Oil and Gas Well Inspectors
Yesterday, the West Virginia Senate Energy, Industry and Mining committee passed SB448, which provides funding to the Office of Oil and Gas (O&G) to increase the number of well inspectors. A similar bill, HB 3110, will be taken up tomorrow, February 2, in the House Energy and Manufacturing committee.  More
Issues: DEPOil and gas
Action Alerts WV Rivers Coalition January 17, 2023
Contact Your Legislators, Ask Them to Co-Sponsor the PFAS Protection Act
Each week of the legislative session, we share an easy action for clean water as part of Water Policy News, it only takes a few minutes and it is the most urgent call to action.  This Week's Easy Action: Contact your Legislators and encourage them to co-sponsor the PFAS Protection Act! More
Issues: HealthPollutionWater
Action Alerts WVEC January 7, 2023
Community Solar on Energy Committee Agenda Monday – Tune In!
Great news!! The Joint Energy Committee will take up Community Solar on Monday, January 9, sometime between 4:00 - 6:00 PM. Listen in to hear industry representatives present how Community Solar can benefit West Virginia by providing economic investment and creating local jobs. More
Issues: LegislationRenewable energy
Action Alerts WVEC January 4, 2023
WV DEP Holding Two Public Meetings on Union Carbide Ethylene Oxide Permit
On Monday, January 9 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (WVDEP) Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will hold an in-person public meeting to provide information and answer questions regarding Union Carbide Corporation Institute’s draft Title V operating permit renewal for the operation of its Distribution System for Ethylene Oxide, located at 250 Carbide Road, Dunbar, WV. More
Issues: DEPHealthPollution
Action Alerts WVEC December 21, 2022
Please Consider a Year-End Donation to Support Our 2023 Lobby Team!
We have our lobby team in place and are ready to work at the State Capitol to protect the water we drink and the air we breathe. And, as in every year before, we can’t do it without your help. While our work is year-round, the session is when we spend most of our budget. More
Issues: Legislation
Action Alerts WVEC December 13, 2022
Join Swingstein and Robin at the Empty Glass THIS Thursday, 12/15
Join Swingstein and Robin at the Empty Glass THIS Thursday, 12/15. All tips will be graciously donated to The West Virginia Environmental Council to help support our work! We hope to see you there to enjoy a night of music and environmental action! More
Issues: EventMusic
Action Alerts Solar United Neighbors December 9, 2022
Urge January Interim Committee to Take Up Community Solar/Air Quality Public Hearing in Follansbee on Thursday
Community solar will create good local jobs, save ratepayers millions of dollars annually, and allow people who can't install solar to reap its many benefits — all while allowing West Virginians to choose where their energy comes from! More
Issues: DEPSolar power
Action Alerts WVEC November 29, 2022
Support West Virginia Environmental Council this Giving Tuesday 11/29
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
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