Action Alerts Archive

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Action Alerts WVEC March 1, 2023
Protect Our Drinking Water
The PFAS Protection Act, HB 3189, is expected to be voted on Tuesday, March 7 by the Senate Government Organization Committee. This bill will require the state to immediately identify and reduce PFAS at the source and establish required limits on PFAS discharges into our drinking water sources. This bill helps hold polluters responsible for cleaning up and preventing further contamination of our drinking water sources. Tell members of the Senate Government Organization Committee you want them to pass HB 3189, the PFAS Protection Act, to help protect our drinking water sources! More
Issues: HealthPFASWater
Action Alerts WVEC February 27, 2023
WV DEP Holding Public Meeting on Ethylene Oxide Monitoring: Thursday, March 2, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Over the past year, the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has held a series of public events around its fenceline monitoring project and announced last week that it had signed a collaborative agreement with Union Carbide Corporation’s Institute facility to reduce ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions. It also announced it has published its final report on its monitoring project. To learn more, please attend this week's in-person public meeting on Thursday, March 2, from 6-8 pm. More
Issues: DEPEthylene oxideHealthPollution
Action Alerts WVEC February 27, 2023
E-Day at Capitol TOMORROW!!
ou’re invited to our 2023 Environmental Day (E-Day) at the WV State Capitol! Take advantage of this opportunity to advocate for your community! This year's advocacy day will be held tomorrow, February 28th, from 9 am to 2 pm. More
Issues: EdayEventLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC February 21, 2023
You’re invited to Environmental Day!
You’re invited to our 2023 Environmental Day (E-Day) at the WV State Capitol! Take advantage of this opportunity to advocate for your community! This year's advocacy day will be held on February 28th from 9 am to 2 pm. More
Issues: EdayLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC February 20, 2023
URGENT!!! Contact Your Legislators and Support Community Solar!!
Take action TODAY and support community solar in West Virginia! Introduced in the Senate last week, SB 627 creates a community solar program where individuals, businesses, and organizations can purchase or subscribe to a “share” in a locally-sited solar panel array and use credits against their electric utility costs. This bill can lower energy costs, create jobs, and promote energy freedom in our state.  More
Issues: Community solarRenewable energy
Action Alerts WVEC February 9, 2023
Ask the House Energy & Manufacturing Committee to Advance the PFAS Protection Act
URGENT! The House Energy & Manufacturing Committee meets today at 1:00PM and the PFAS Protection Act is on the agenda! Now is the time to contact members of the committee! Let them know that you want them to support the bill, HB 3189, to help protect our drinking water sources! Your contacts made a difference in moving the Senate version of the bill through the committee, now we need your help in the House. More
Issues: HealthPFASWater
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
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