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Action Alerts WVEC January 13, 2020
Action Alert: Say No to Removing Regulations of Tanks Near Drinking Water Intakes
HB4079 exempts certain tanks used by the oil and gas industry from the Aboveground Storage Tank Act. This bill is particularly alarming because it deregulates tanks that are located closest to our public drinking water intakes! More
Issues: LegislationWater
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Newsletter article WVEC January 10, 2020
2020 Legislative Events & How to Follow Our Work This Session
We’ve got several annual events coming up during the legislature More
Issues: WVEC event
Legislative Updates WVEC January 10, 2020
GREEN, Volume 30 Issue 1
West Virginia Environmental Council GREEN Legislative Update   View / Comment Online  Donate    Click an article title or thumbnail image to read the full article (text below is only an excerpt). More
Issues: LegislationWVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC November 24, 2019
Last Movies That Matter Mondays, GREEN Jam, and Dates to Save
Movies That Matter Mondays – Last Showing of Cheshire, Ohio on November 25. GREEN Jam November 26, 6-10 at the Empty Glass. More
Issues: WVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC October 31, 2019
Request for Proposals for Legislative Lobbyists and More
The WVEC Board of Directors invites you to apply for our 2020 lobby team. We are looking for motivated and qualified lobbyists as well as a lobby team coordinator to represent our members at the State Capitol during the 2020 Legislative Session. The deadline to apply is November 17, 2019. More
Issues: LegislationPollution
Action Alerts WVEC October 7, 2019
You’re Invited to WVEC’s 30th anniversary annual meeting!
October 12 is just around the corner: the WVEC's 30th anniversary annual meeting! Enjoy lunch at Coonskin Park, learn about our 2020 Legislative Priorities and meet the candidates! Stephen Smith, candidate for governor, and Sam Petsonk, candidate for Attorney General are confirmed. All candidates are invited to attend. More
Issues: Clean electionsLegislationWVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC September 23, 2019
Support These Local Events and WVEC Partners! / Have You Registered for the 30th Anniversary WVEC Event?
Fall events, including West Virginia Environmental Council's 30th anniversary annual meeting! More
Issues: Climate changeState parksWVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC August 8, 2019
Legislative Priorities Survey 2019
Please fill this survey out for your organization.  You may also fill it out for yourself if you are not affiliated with an organization.  Please submit by August 31.  If you need to make revisions, your answers may be edited after submission. More
Issues: LegislationWVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC July 23, 2019
Notice of Communications / Outreach Manager opening
The Choose Clean Water Coalition is seeking a communications and outreach manager to support our campaigns, the planning and execution of our events, and other internal and external communications work. More
Issues: Opportunity
Action Alerts WVEC June 18, 2019
Contact your House of Delegates members today and ask them to vote “NO” on HB 144
Please contact your House of Delegates members today and ask them to vote “NO” on HB 144, the West Virginia Business Ready Sites Program. More
Issues: EnergyLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC April 16, 2019
Celebrate Earth Day With The WV Environmental Council
Monday, April 22 from 6:00 – 10:00 PM at the Empty Glass. MUSIC, FOOD, AND FUN! $10 suggested donation More
Issues: WVEC event
Newsletter article WVEC April 10, 2019
Another Shameless Appeal for Funds
The West Virginia Environmental Council’s on-going presence at the state Capitol reminds our state legislators of the voices of regular citizens across the state, those of us who care about clean air and clean water, or as we were named this year, Rogue Environmentalists! More
Issues: WVEC event
Newsletter article WVEC April 10, 2019
WV E-Council Key Initiatives Bite the Dust
For 75 days- including for one week prior to and a week following the end of the recent 60 day regular session of the WV legislature- lobbyists for the WV Environmental Council (WVEC) walked the hallways of the capitol, attended uncounted legislative committee meetings, schemed with lobbyists from allied social justice organizations, encouraged citizens “back home” to contact legislators in support of environmental law sanity- all in an effort to recruit political support for WVEC’s 2019 legislative agenda. More
Issues: Clean electionsLoggingRenewable energyWater
Newsletter article WVEC April 10, 2019
Summary of bills followed by WVEC
Bills Passed, Bills Not Passed, Bills that Didn’t Get on Committee Agenda More
Kanawha River and WV Coal Legislature
Newsletters WVEC April 10, 2019
GREEN, Volume 29 Issue 9: Legislative Wrap-up
For 75 days- including for one week prior to and a week following the end of the recent 60 day regular session of the WV legislature- lobbyists for the WV Environmental Council (WVEC) walked the hallways of the capitol, attended uncounted legislative committee meetings, schemed with lobbyists from allied social justice organizations, encouraged citizens “back home” to contact legislators in support of environmental law sanity- all in an effort to recruit political support for WVEC’s 2019 legislative agenda. More
Issues: LegislationLoggingRenewable energyWater
Action Alerts WVEC March 18, 2019
Tell Governor Justice: Veto SB 622 (Plus Another Shameless Appeal for Funds)
Despite the way practically every West Virginia voter, regardless of their party affiliation, feels about the state of our politics and money's role in it, West Virginia politicians charged ahead with SB 622 — the bill no one asked for. More
Issues: Clean elections
Action Alerts WVEC March 6, 2019
What Do We Want? Democracy! When Do We Want It? Now!
But some members of the WV Legislature have other ideas. The House of Delegates is set to vote on a major campaign finance overhaul bill that would allow even more big money into a system that already favors the wealthy and special interests. More
Issues: Clean elections
Action Alerts WVEC March 6, 2019
Urgent: Call Your Senators to Oppose Tax Cut for Coal Industry
Today at 3PM, the Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to take up a severance tax cut for the coal industry, a expensive proposal that will do little to nothing to create jobs while taking money from our schools, colleges, and communities. More
Issues: Coal
Action Alerts WVEC March 3, 2019
SB 163 fails to protect West Virginians with the best science
Late Friday, the House Judiciary Committee passed out the water quality standards rule (SB 163) without updates to human health protections. Delegate Barbara Fleischauer put forth a valiant effort to present and pass an amendment to include the updated protections, but it was voted down on a divided voice vote. That amendment was co-sponsored by Delegates Sammi Brown and Mike Pushkin – thank you to these clean water champions! More
Issues: Water
Legislative Updates WVEC March 2, 2019
GREEN, Volume 29 Issue 8
We made it through Crossover Day and with just eight days left to go, we’re down to just a few bills left to monitor! Here is a rundown of our remaining bills and where they are currently located. More
Issues: CoalLoggingOil and gasState parksWater
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