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Newsletter article WVEC February 19, 2016
Coal Association uses flawed study to justify tax cut
By John Street, guest columnist. The West Virginia Coal Association wants the 2016 Legislature to reduce the state's coal severance tax in order to "benefit the West Virginia economy." Their recent report touts the idea as a simple fix to help an ailing industry, but as with many simple fixes, the devil is in the details--or lack thereof. More
Issues: Coal
Newsletter article WVEC February 12, 2016
WV Environmental Council Annual Awards Dinner
Thursday, March 10 at the Charleston Woman’s Club from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Admission will be $20.00 per person and $35.00 per couple. More
Issues: WVEC event
Legislative Updates WVEC February 12, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 5
The Supreme Spin!!, Tuesday’s Water Events, WV and coal , DEP rules pass out of Judiciary, MORE regulatory reform!, Paying for water used for fracking, This week in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Bills we are trackingMore
Issues: Aboveground tanksEnergy efficiencyFrackingSocial justiceWater
Blog WVEC February 12, 2016
WV Environmental Council Annual Awards Dinner
Thursday March 10 at the Charleston Woman’s Club from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. $20.00 per person and $35.00 per couple.More
Issues: WVEC event
Newsletter article WVEC February 5, 2016
Local Energy Efficiency Partnership (LEEP) Act (SB 370) Introduced
The Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act has been re-introduced this year, and is in a much stronger position to pass. If you're not familiar, LEEP is a funding mechanism that empowers commercial building owners to make their buildings more efficient and pay for the upgrades on their tax ticket.More
Issues: Energy efficiency
Legislative Updates WVEC February 5, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 4
Water, Water, Water…did I say WATER!!, BEWARE of Regulatory Reform!, Local Energy Efficiency Partnership (LEEP) Act (SB 370) Introduced, Health Impact Assessment Bill Introduced, Today I am feeling pensive, More evidence!, More to Read, Bills We Are TrackingMore
Legislative Updates WVEC January 29, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 3
Roundup of the Week’s Activities, How we live, E-Day, Great Song, Great Cause, You–yes, YOU–can make a difference!, Bills We Are TrackingMore
Issues: Aboveground tanksAluminumCoalHealthSocial justiceWater
eday
Newsletter article WVEC January 22, 2016
E-Day at the Capitol
Please join us for E-Day at the Capitol in Charleston on January 26 for tabling and lobbying. Afterwards, come to the GREEN JAM at the Empty Glass from 6:00 to 9:00!!More
Issues: Eday
Legislative Updates WVEC January 22, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 2
Rules Riding into the Sunset, House Energy Committee Approves DEP Rules, 2016 WVEC and WVCAG Legislative Kick-Off Blast, Congratulations, WV Rivers!, Bills We Are Tracking More
Issues: Aboveground tanksAluminumLegislationSeleniumWater
eday
Blog WVEC January 22, 2016
E-Day at the Capitol
Please join us for E Day at the Capitol in Charleston on January 26 for tabling and lobbying. Afterwards, come to the GREEN JAM at the Empty Glass from 6:00 to 9:00!!More
Issues: EdayLegislationWater
Legislative Updates WVEC January 16, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 1
Natural Gas Companies Challenge “Zones of Critical Concern” for Drinking Water, Elizabeth Cruikshank Joins the WVEC Lobby Team, Bills, Bills, Bills, Follow Us on Twitter!, Worth the Read, Calendar of Events, Bills We Are TrackingMore
Issues: Energy efficiencyFrackingLegislationPollutionWater
Blog WVEC January 12, 2016
You Are Invited to a Climate Change Cafe
January 30, 2016 7:00-9:30 pm: Climate Change meeting in Parkersburg/Marietta, First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta in the Fellowship Hall. RSVP to adesign4199@gmail.com; refreshments provided More
Issues: Climate change
Action Alerts WVEC January 11, 2016
Become a citizen advocate!
WV CAG and WV Environmental Council, alongside many of our friends and partners, are co-hosting a series of Advocacy Trainings this month aimed at helping people like you become better citizen advocates. More
Issues: Social justice
Action Alerts WVEC January 6, 2016
WV Environmental Council and WV Citizens Action Group Legislative Kick-Off Blast
Woman's Club Tuesday, January 19th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. $15 general admission and $10 for students.More
Issues: LegislationMusic
Action Alerts WVEC January 6, 2016
Safe Water Public Forum
On January 9, WV Rivers and local partners are hosting a Safe Water Public Forum at the Culture Center in Charleston in conjunction with the 2 year anniversary of the water crisis. More
Issues: MCHMPollutionWater
Blog WVEC November 18, 2015
Green Jam – November
E-Council Benefit, Tues Nov. 24th at the Empty Glass. Food-Fun-Music 6-10pm. More
Issues: Music
Blog WVEC November 3, 2015
Learn how to run for office!
If you’ve ever thought about running for office – school board to Senator – now’s the time to find out how! Or if you want to help staff a campaign – here’s the training you’ll need!More
Issues: Legislation
Blog WVEC October 8, 2015
Request for Lobbying Proposals 2015
Request for Proposals for (A) Legislative Lobbyists, including an interim session lobbyist, and (B) A Lobby Team Coordinator; Proposals due by November 1, 2015 More
Action Alerts WVEC October 6, 2015
Marcellus Tour 2015 – Sunday, October 11
See Marcellus Gas Up Close And Personal. We will visit areas in Wetzel County where some of West Virginia’s most intense gas drilling and development have been going on for several years.More
Issues: FrackingMarcellus
Action Alerts WVEC July 29, 2015
An Email from You Makes a Difference for Our Water
There are two important water-related rules the public is asked to comment on this week. Please take a few minutes today to lend your voice for clean water.More
Issues: Aboveground tanksWater
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