GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 13

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Newsletter
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 13
Nov 2, 2022 View / Comment Online



Happy November!

Midterm elections are right around the corner on November 8th! Early voting is open until November 5th. Visit to find your early voting location, confirm your Election Day polling place and answer any of your voting questions! 

Also around the corner is the 2023 Regular Legislative Session which begins on January 11. Our 2023 legislative priorities focus on energy issues, clean water, public lands, and free and fair elections. Read on for a full list of our legislative priorities (or read them here). Our weekly GREEN legislative update will hit your inbox starting January 13! 

Most of our annual budget goes to funding our lobby team. Please consider a donation to help us lobby for clean air and water in 2023!  

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

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2023 Lobby Team Job Openings
The West Virginia Environmental Council (WVEC) is hiring its 2023 lobby team to provide contracted services between January 11, 2023 – March 11, 2023. Team roles will include a communications coordinator and up to two lobbyists.
Tagged: Opportunity
Save the Date for E-day 2023!
If your group is interested in having a table at E-Day, please email Participation is free. Our lobby team will help you set up meetings with your legislators and find your way around the Capitol.
Tagged: EdayEvent
Kanawha River and WV Coal Legislature
Our 2023 Legislative Priorities
Lucia Valentine
The 2023 Regular Legislative Session runs January 11 - March 11 2023. The West Virginia Environmental Council’s list of legislative priorities includes bills we support and those we want to stop on a range of energy, clean water and public lands and elections policies. 
Tagged: LegislationRenewable energyWater
Join Our Energy Campaign – We Need You!
Lucia Valentine
The West Virginia Environmental Council and the West Virginia Sierra Club energy campaign focuses on developing grassroots support for legislation that addresses the issues of unplugged wells, underbonding of reclamation sites, and the pending bankruptcy of the Special Reclamation Fund.
Tagged: Reclamation
2022 Environmental Summit a Success! Work Continues on November 21
Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the 2022 Environmental Summit a success! Over 70 people attended the Summit September 24 and 25 at the WVU Natural Resource Center in Morgantown.
Tagged: Event
Updated: November 2, 2022 — 5:35 pm

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