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Newsletter article WVEC February 18, 2022
Thanks for Your Support During Our Virtual E-Day!
Thank you to everyone who attended our E-Day event on Wednesday night!. For those of you who couldn't attend, here’s a link to our livestream on Facebook.
We want to extend a huge thank you to our panelists, Angie Rosser with WV Rivers Coalition, Delegate Evan Hansen, Senator Richard Lindsay, and Cory Chase with WV Highlands Conservancy for presenting on the most pressing issues we’re following during the legislative session. Thank you so much! More

Issues: Eday
Legislative Updates WVEC February 18, 2022
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 6
We just completed week six of the Legislature! Tuesday was the last day to introduce bills in the House and this Monday, February 21, will be the last day to do so in the Senate. We have compiled a list of bills we are watching, both good and bad, and will continue to update this list as we go. We also hosted our virtual E-Day event on Wednesday, and you can find the link to our livestream in the article below. Check out the other articles to see what's happening! More
Issues: EdayLegislation
Action Alerts WVEC February 15, 2022
E-Day is Tomorrow – Join Us!
Our annual E-Day will be held virtually tomorrow, February 16 from 6:00 - 7:30PM. E-Day is free but registration is required. A $10 suggested donation goes toward supporting our 2022 lobby team. $50 or more gets you our latest t-shirt! More
Issues: EdayEventLegislation
Legislative Updates WVEC February 11, 2022
GREEN, Volume 32 Issue 5
It’s week five of the Legislature! We’re continuing to update the list of bills we’re tracking—both good and bad—as the session progresses. Take a look at the Legislative Update article below to see what's happening! Click here for links to committees and more information on how to contact your legislators. More
Issues: EdayLegislation
Newsletter article Linda Frame March 12, 2021
A Successful Virtual E-Day!
Greetings!  First, we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended our virtual E-Day on Wednesday evening. It was a huge success and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of you, even if it was in a different setting than usual. We want to extend a big thank you to Delegate Evan Hansen and Delegate John Doyle for taking the time to participate in our panel discussion on things happening at the Capitol. More
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Legislative Updates WVEC March 12, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 6
Hi, everyone! We have concluded week 5 at the legislature, and are now past the half-way mark. Next week is the last week that bills can be introduced in the House and Senate. We are keeping a close eye on about 45 bills, many of which have not even made it to committee agendas, which is both good and bad. We saw two very bad bills pass the House this week, but one good bill, SB 404, made it through both chambers and is set to hit the Governor’s desk. More
Issues: EdayLegislationWater
Action Alerts WVEC March 9, 2021
2021 Virtual E-Day – Tomorrow Night, March 10!
The WVEC's annual E-Day will take place virtually tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 10, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. The agenda includes live music, a live auction of this Charly Hamilton print, and live updates from legislators and our lobby team More
Issues: EdayEvent
Legislative Updates WVEC March 5, 2021
GREEN, Volume 31 Issue 5
Spring time is just around the corner and we are ecstatic to move toward warmer weather and sunny skies. We are also excited to see you at E-Day this Wednesday, March 10 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM! More
Issues: EdayEnergy efficiencyOpportunityPower purchase agreementsWater
Newsletter article WVEC January 31, 2020
2020 E-Day a Success!
It was standing room only with more than 24 organizations turning out to fill the upper Rotunda on Tuesday! It was a great day of citizen lobbying on our legislative priorities with a focus on clean drinking water. More
Issues: EdayEventLegislation
Blog Don Alexander December 30, 2019
Can you please support us with a year-end contribution?
We have our lobby team in place and are ready to work at the State Capitol to protect the water we drink and the air we breathe. And, as in every year before, we can’t do it without your help. More
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Newsletter article Karan Ireland February 23, 2019
E-Day comments
My name is Karan Ireland and I am with the West Virginia Environmental Council. We are happy to share our space with allied groups today because environmental issues are inextricably linked to issues of fairness, equity, and equality. More
Issues: EdayWater
Newsletter article Ben Kessler February 9, 2019
E-Day!
What a beautiful day for some civic action! Thursday, was our 30th annual E-Day at the Capital. Amongst citizens who came to advocate for clean air, clean energy, and clean water; there were multiple organizations that showed up in force! Organizations present were not limited to: WV Highlands Conservancy, WV Rivers, Kanawha Forest Coalition, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Citizens Climate Lobby, Energy Efficient WV, Friends of Blackwater, WV Chapter Sierra Club, WV Citizen Action Group, and the E-Council. More
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Newsletter article WVEC February 1, 2019
E-Day at the Capitol
Please plan to set up between 8:30AM and 9:30 AM. Tables, chairs, and easels provided in the upper rotunda outside the House and Senate chambers (lower rotunda is closed for repairs). We will also have PA systems and podiums, one for the House wing and one for the Senate. More
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Legislative Updates WVEC February 1, 2019
GREEN, Volume 29 Issue 4
WV SB 52 would "entitle natural resource producers to economic opportunity tax credit.” That sounds innocent and technical enough, but what this bill would actually do is slice the severance tax and corporate taxes on natural gas and coal companies by around 80%. More
Issues: Clean electionsDEPEdayEnergy efficiencyRenewable energy
Newsletter article WVEC January 25, 2019
E-Day at the Capitol
Thursday, February 7, 2019. Please plan to set up between 8:30AM and 9:30 AM. Tables, chairs, and easels provided in the upper rotunda outside the House and Senate chambers (lower rotunda is closed for repairs). We will also have PA systems and podiums, one for the House wing and one for the Senate. More
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Legislative Updates WVEC January 25, 2019
GREEN, Volume 29 Issue 3
The Water Quality Standards Rule (SB167) moves onward to Senate Judiciary! After being pulled from the agenda to allow for a DEP Public Hearing on Water & Human Health, the senate EIM committee reconvened twice on Tuesday to debate and question the rule and its implications. More
Issues: EdayEventRenewable energyWater
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Newsletter article Keena Mullins February 17, 2018
Join us at the Capitol for Eday 2018
The 2018 session is coming to a close and we are swiftly approaching WVEC’s annual Eday at the Capitol. This year we would like to see more faces than ever before, and have many conservation organizations represented. More
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Action Alerts Laura Davidson February 26, 2017
URGENT ACTION: Public hearing tomorrow on the “cancer creek bill”!
A public hearing on HB 2506 is happening tomorrow at 8:30 am. If passed, HB 2506 would allow more cancer causing toxins to be dumped into our water supply. We need to stand together in force and make our opposition heard! More
Issues: EdayEventLegislationWater
Legislative Updates Laura Davidson February 23, 2017
GREEN Vol. 27 Issue 3
During week two of the West Virginia Legislature, we faced the House Judiciary Committee where HB 2506, a bill that would further endanger our already fragile drinking water supply, was railroaded through. We called and you answered! The fight is far from over. A Public Hearing on HB 2506 is scheduled for 8:30am on Monday, February 27, 2017, which is also E-Day! We need you again to show up and speak out! More
Issues: EdayEnergyEventLegislationNatural gasOil and gasPollutionRenewable energyWater
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