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Newsletter article OVEC April 2, 2021
Power Analysis and Power Mapping Training: April 8
The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) is hosting a Power Analysis and Power Mapping Training on at 6:30 p.m. on April 8. Register here for the event. More
Issues: Event
Newsletter article OVEC January 22, 2021
OVEC ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)
OVEC and our coalitions have been busy the last month, and, rather than regale you with our stories, we wanted to give you a chance to see them yourselves. So pop some popcorn and put on your cozies, it’s time to binge watch some environmental justice work! More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeWater
Newsletter article OVEC December 13, 2020
A History of Resistance
The fight for justice has never been won at the ballot box alone. Resistance against the status quo is not uncommon in Appalachia; from the Mine Wars to the Red for Ed strikes, West Virginia has been center stage in pivotal regional events. Bleak and seemingly-unwinnable battles are not unique to this state or its history. Rather, they are the norm. Resistance moving forward means learning from our collective past. More
Issues: Climate changeHealthLegislationPollutionSocial justice
pipeline
Newsletter article OVEC October 5, 2020
Affected by Pipeline Development?
OVEC is collaborating with Drs Caretta and Carlson at WVU on the research project titled “Supporting community capacity-building against extractive interests through place-based visual and narrative inquiry.” More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalOil and gas
Newsletter article OVEC September 2, 2020
Petrochemical Industry Pulls New Recycling Stunt
The petrochemical industry has a new marketing stunt in the works. A process, dubbed chemical plastic recycling, is a new technological innovation in waste management, but it isn’t exactly what most people thought was happening when they put that plastic out on the corner or in that little blue bin. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Newsletter article OVEC July 30, 2020
Drinking Water Dilemma: Barging Oil and Gas Waste on the Ohio River
Three barge docks are proposed to be built along the river to transport oil and gas waste from horizontal and vertical fracking operations. The projects, if approved, could result in the first barges carrying briny fracking wastes on the Ohio River. More
Issues: FrackingHealthPollutionWater
Newsletter article OVEC July 10, 2020
Petrochemical Expansion is Failing Economics
The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) is organizing around an urgent issue in Appalachia: the proposed Appalachian Storage Hub (ASH), a regional petrochemical processing, storage and trading industrial mega-complex that would produce the source material for single-use plastics. More
Newsletter article OVEC July 10, 2020
OVEC is Hiring
Over the years, we've asked for your help with many different calls to action. But, today, we have a unique request: to join our growing organization. We are currently hiring two full-time positions at OVEC. Interested in becoming part of our team? Keep reading to learn more about the positions and find out how to apply. More