Category: Newsletter article

Individual articles for various ‘issues’ of newsletters (i.e., articles for a GREEN Newsletter or Legislative Update).

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Newsletter article WVEC July 8, 2022
Environmental Justice and Enforcement Resources
Representatives from several WVEC member groups met with the U.S. Attorney's Office from both the Northern and Southern districts recently to learn more about their new Environmental Justice and Enforcement effort.  More
Newsletter article West Virginia Highlands Conservancy July 8, 2022
WV Highlands Conservancy’s New Outings Program
Check out West Virginia Highlands Conservancy’s new outings program! Sign up at More
Issues: Event
Newsletter article  July 8, 2022
Cheap Electricity and Expensive Coal-Fired Power
The West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) is establishing a task force to look into ways to reduce energy costs. The task force was initiated after a request by the West Virginia Coal Association to look into how to keep the coal-fired power plants running more often, however the PSC established the task force with a much broader scope. More
Issues: CoalEnergy
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors July 8, 2022
Solar 101 Info Session
Have you ever considered going solar?  Join Solar United Neighbors on July 13th @ 7pm to learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. This solar 101 info session will cover economics, financing, and more about the Tucker Randolph Upshur solar co-op!  More
Issues: Renewable energy
Newsletter article WV Citizen Action Group July 8, 2022
A Survey to Safeguard Democracy
Did you have an issue voting in the primary? If so, read this article, fill out the survey and share your experiences with us. Additionally, in order to reach as many voters as possible, the WV Freedom to Vote Coalition is initiating a texting campaign very soon, and we are looking for volunteers to help us out! More
Issues: Clean elections
Newsletter article Friends of the Cheat July 8, 2022
Upcoming Listening Sessions
Please consider attending a listening session to help shape a regional plan to address water pollution issues and drinking water contamination in the 14-state Ohio River region. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Newsletter article  July 8, 2022
WV SORO Has Published New Materials 
West Virginia Surface Owners Rights Organization has published new materials and resources on their website! More
Issues: Oil and gas
Newsletter article  May 2, 2022
Wild and Wonderful Women of West Virginia Event
The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is having a Mother's Day-themed event called Wild + Wonderful Women of West Virginia. The month of May will determine the fate of the  Reconciliation package; therefore May is the time to influence Senator Manchin. About 56% of Senator Manchin’s supporters are women and he would not be in office if it wasn’t for women.  More
Newsletter article West Virginia Highlands Conservancy May 2, 2022
Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance Conservation Hub 
The West Virginia Highlands Conservancy has been a primary sponsor of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance’s (ABRA) Conservation Hub. This resource was pivotal in stopping the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. It provides high quality analysis of regional projects using Arc-GIS mapping tools. More
Issues: Pipelines
Newsletter article WVEC May 2, 2022
Summary of April Interims and Special Session Call
Interim meetings began at the Legislature in April. Along with Interims, a special session was called by Governor Justice. The special session call included 17 bills to consider. Some of the bills had been vetoed by Justice for technical reasons, some bills didn't make it through the 2022 regular session. There was one new piece of legislation. More
Issues: Legislation
Newsletter article  May 2, 2022
West Virginia Students’ Share Climate Messages with West Virginians
West Virginia middle and high school students have important messages to share with West Virginians about climate change—from reducing greenhouse gasses to increasing our use of green energy to talking about climate change with family and friends. More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article  May 2, 2022
A WV Climate Time Capsule 
The WV Climate Time Capsule began as a contributing activity by the League of Women Voters of West Virginia (LWVWV) to a climate rally sponsored by the WV Climate Alliance in October of 2021.  The contents contain contributions from multiple organizations, research on alternative energy technologies, articles that document current events that are shaping our climate future, correspondence and more.  More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition May 2, 2022
Take the West Virginia Climate Pledge
WV Rivers launched the West Virginia Climate Pledge to increase awareness of climate change and grow a larger base of support for climate action in our state. Anyone that takes the pledge will receive a free sticker with artwork (attached) designed by Nichole Westfall to commemorate their commitment to climate action in West Virginia and beyond. More
Issues: Climate change
Newsletter article WV Rivers Coalition March 18, 2022
WV Rivers is Hiring an Ohio River Coordinator!
Are you the next member of our team? The Ohio River Coordinator will help build a network of allies working for clean water and healthy communities along the Ohio River. The Coordinator will organize diverse partners to drive grassroots actions that advance clean water policy. More
Issues: Opportunity
Newsletter article WVEC March 18, 2022
Recap of 2022 Legislative Session
Our biggest accomplishment during the session was helping defeat HB 2598, the aboveground storage tank bill. This year’s bill would have relaxed inspection requirements on oil and gas tanks located within zones of critical concern, which are 5 hours or less upstream of our drinking water intakes. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksDEPLegislationState parks
Newsletter article West Virginia Highlands Conservancy March 18, 2022
Now Hiring: Membership and Fulfillment Secretary
THE WEST VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS CONSERVANCY, the state’s oldest and largest environmental advocacy organization, is seeking a membership and fulfillment secretary with strong organizational skills and a passion for the environment. Work from home. More
Issues: Opportunity
Newsletter article  March 18, 2022
WV DEP Announces Public Forum on Ethylene Oxide Emissions to Take Place March 26 in Dunbar
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is holding a community open house to provide information and update the public on its actions to address Ethylene Oxide (EtO) air emissions in the western areas of Kanawha County. More
Issues: DEPHealthPollution
Newsletter article Solar United Neighbors March 18, 2022
Protect yourself from high energy bills
American Electric Power (AEP) is asking the West Virginia Public Service Commission to raise your electric rates, again. They want the ability to charge you an amount that's yet to be determined. More
Issues: Energy
Newsletter article WVEC March 4, 2022
Legislative Update – Week #8
With crossover day behind us, we are focused on several bills that still have a chance to pass. Keep an eye out for action alerts! The session ends on Saturday, March 12 at midnight. Read on for what happened with bills this week. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksLegislationOil and gasRecycling
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