GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 2

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
GREEN Legislative Update
Jan 21, 2022 View / Comment Online



It’s the second week of the Legislature and bills are rolling out fast. We have compiled a list of bills we’re following, both good and bad, and we will continue to update this list as we go. Read more below to see what we’re following! 


Unfortunately, due to COVID concerns, we canceled our E-Day event scheduled for January 20th. If we plan to reschedule E-Day, we will keep you posted! In the meantime, if anyone is interested in lobbying at the State Capitol, please reach out to Hannah ( or Lucia (

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Legislative Update – Week #2:
Hannah King
As new bills are introduced, we will be adding them to this list, along with any updates or changes on current bills. If you have any questions or concerns about any legislation, please reach out to Hannah King ( or Lucia Valentine (
Tagged: Legislation
Now Hiring: Conservation Organizer and Outreach Coordinator
The West Virginia Environmental Council is seeking a conservation organizer and outreach coordinator to join its 2022 lobby team and continue the remainder of the year, and possibly beyond if funds are available. The organizer position will expand the Lobby Team outreach activities to increase citizen engagement and activism for a range of WVEC conservation priorities, with an emphasis on energy issues. 
Tagged: Opportunity
How to Stay Involved!
Hannah King
As we head into week 3 of the Legislative session, we encourage you to continue to reach out to your legislators and voice your opinion on bills. If you don't know who your legislators are, click this link to find your state representatives, as well as your representatives in Congress. While in-person meetings can be a very effective way to reach lawmakers, phone calls and emails also are essential, and a COVID-safe option. All legislator’s office numbers, phone numbers and emails are on the WV Legislature’s website. You can also listen and watch (most) committee meetings and House and Senate Floor sessions here.
Tagged: Legislation


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