OVEC Action Alerts for 2008 are archived below
December 21, 2008 Pledge to Help Us Reach Our Goal of 500 Calls Made on Jan. 21 -- SSP Kickoff at the West Virginia State Capitol; Prenter Water Fund -- Clean Up with Video Contest -- Save the Dates: In March, March to DC -- Coal River Mountain Wind Project in the News
December 5, 2008 Tuesday Dec. 9: Support Green Jobs, Economic Diversification for WV Coalfields -- Good News, Bad News, Lots of News -- Contact Obama: Take Action to Turn that Bad News into Good News -- Upcoming Events -- WOC On(line)
November 25, 2008 Call Gov. Manchin: Stop Massey From Blasting Coal River Mountain -- Jeff Biggers to Al Gore: Speak Now Against the Rape of Coal River Mountain -- Sign the Coal River Wind Petition -- And - Thank You!
October 31, 2008 Host a Community Meeting to Protect Your Health and Community -- Nov. 3 -7: Bituminous BANTER in Parkersburg with Mattea, Giardina, Levy -- Nov. 4: Vote. Vote. Vote. -- Presidential Candidates Disdain Mountaintop Removal -- Counter Big Coal's Propaganda - Write Those Letters to the Editor -- Nov. 14-15: Don't Foreclose on the Climate - National Day Of Action
October 21, 2008 No Matter Where You Live: Help Save Gauley Mountain -- If You Can Come To Huntington: Hearing Oct. 22 and 23--Take the Heat, then Come CLEAN and Come Learn -- Still Need to Tell 'Em: Buzz Off Changing the Buffer Zone Rule -- Back to CLEAN...Why Join?
October 11, 2008 Take Action: Save the Buffer Zone -- Mountainkeeper Larry Gibson in People Magazine on Newstands Now -- Burning the Future Wins WV Award; Screens in Pittsburgh Tonight -- BBC examines "Surface Tension"
October 3, 2008 Sunday, Oct. 5: Help Save the View on the West Virginia Quarter -- Oct. 11: Turning of the Leaves on Kayford Mountain -- Movies About Mountaintop Removal Screening Around Nation, on TV -- Books About Mountaintop Removal in the News -- Reminder: Oct. 14 Deadline to Register to Vote in West Virginia -- West Virginians Want Clean Energy Poll Shows; Join CLEAN -- On the Road (Show) Again with Dave Cooper
September 14, 2008 Reminder: Tuesday Rally for Green Jobs and Healthy Mountains -- Update: No Blasting Yet on Coal River Mountain -- In the News: Peace Fast for the Mountains on Now -- Burning the Future on WV Public TV Sept. 18; In Theaters from New York to LA -- Reminder: Sept. 19 -21: ACE the Future -- Sept. 20 Conference in Huntington: Race, Politics and Stereotypes in West Virginia -- October 5: Blessing of the Mountain III -- WOC On(line)
September 8, 2008 Rally for Green Jobs and Healthy Mountains; Appalachian Community Economics Conference; National Day of Action Green Jobs -- Support Mingo County Communities -- More Events For A Better Future, For Our Communities and Our Mountains -- Register to Vote; Register Others -- Support Clean Elections in West Virginia -- Comment on East Lynn Mining Proposal -- Volunteers Needed Oct. 17 and 18 in Roanoke, Va.
July 22, 2008 Coal River Mountain: Mountaintop Massacre or Wind Energy? -- Gore: Mountaintop Removal An Atrocity, Clean Energy Now! -- Read and Hear All About It -- Hey West Virginians: An Easy Way to Support Clean Elections -- Help Build a Virtual Mountain Range -- Upcoming Events All Over the Place -- PATH of Destruction Across West Virginia? Please Attend These Meetings
June 25, 2008 Stop Secret Money in Elections - Contact your legislators
May 21, 2008 Tomorrow Night: CNN on Mountaintop Removal -- June 3: More National TV Exposure of Mountaintop Removal -- Learn More About Blair Mountain -- CO2AL Train To Amos: Get Your MP3s -- June 29: Non-Violence / Peacekeeping Workshop in Charleston -- This Saturday, May 24: Artists for the Environment
May 9, 2008 Tonight and May 19: Tune in to CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 -- May 12: West Virginia Public Broadcasting to Air Segment on Selenium Pollution -- May 13, 9:30 p.m.: Sundance Channel airs "Burning the Future" -- Postponed Items and May 13 Massey Energy Webcast -- May 11 to May 17: Appalshop Film 'Sludge' to Air on Kentucky TV -- More Events
April 21, 2008 Tomorrow, Noon in Charleston: Earth Day Press Conference and Citizens' Hearing -- Tomorrow Evening in Charleston: WV Premier of "Burning the Future" -- "50 Simple Things" Book Features OVEC -- Call for Peace in the Coalfields: Fasting Wherever You Are -- Saturday May 10: Non-Violence and Peacekeeping Training in Charleston -- April 25 in Huntington: Meet the Candidates -- April 26 in Logan: Meeting of Community Members and Scientists -- Mountaintop Removal Story on Front Page of Sunday, April 20 Washington Post
April 7, 2008 Tonight: ABC World News and Nightline Examine Massey CEO and WV High Court -- Say No to More Mountaintop Removal Above Marsh Fork Elementary -- Support Stop Mountaintop Removal Lobby Week--Call Your Rep Tomorrow -- Solutions: Baked Alaska, Climate Chaos In West Virginia -- April 25: Huntington-Area Meet the Candidates Forum -- Earth Day Goings On Across West Virginia -- May 13--What a Day! -- New Way to Support OVEC -- Sierra Club Film Fest Includes Several Docs on Movement to End Mountaintop Removal -- Upcoming Events
March 24, 2008 WOC On(line) -- West Virginians: Please Contact the DEP* -- Huntington March 28 -30 Appalachian Studies Association Annual Conference -- Huntington March 28 -30: Five Senses For Change -- Help Tackle A Root Cause of Mountaintop Removal--Support Clean Elections -- Upcoming Events Near and Far (as in Korea...) -- Rise Up! West Virginia (And People Everywhere) -- Deadline to Register For Voting in WV and KY Primaries -- CLEAN Job Openings For Organizers -- *Sample Letter to DEP
March 10, 2008 Tomorrow in Charleston, WV: Climate Change Meeting, Come to House Chamber -- Register by March 14 for April 5-9 Washington, DC Lobby Week -- Write Those Letters to the Editor, Please! -- Volunteers Needed for Appalachian Studies Conference -- Attention WVU alumni: WVU, Climate Change, and You -- Sign the E-Petition -- "Vote" on Mountaintop Removal
March 1, 2008 Still Time to Comment on SB588 -- Everywhere in Early March: Link TV Airs Sneak Preview of Burning the Future -- New York City Now thru March 14: Burning the Future showing at Landmark Theatre -- New York City March 2: Black Diamonds -- Los Angeles Next Week: Burning the Future -- Cleveland March 10: Mountain Top Removal at Film Fest -- Toronto Star: Jeff Bigger's op-ed in the Washington Post -- Kathy Mattea's CD Coal premiers on Mountain Stage March 30
February 13, 2008 Come Out to Show Your Love For the Mountains (KY and NYC) -- In Charleston, WV: Help Hold DEP Accountable -- Feb. 27: Your Chance to Tell Senators What You Think About Mountaintop Removal -- Volunteers needed for Appalachian Studies Conference -- Come out for E-Day! Plus More Events and Support WV Wilderness Coalition
February 12, 2008 Come Out to Show Your Love For the Mountains (KY and NYC) -- In Charleston, WV: Help Hold DEP Accountable -- Feb. 27: Your Chance to Tell Senators What You Think About Mountaintop Removal -- Volunteers needed for Appalachian Studies Conference -- Come out for E-Day! Plus More Events and Support WV Wilderness Coalition
February 7, 2008 Bill to Ban Mountaintop Removal Introduced -- Safe Water and a Strong DEP: Sign the Petition -- Reminder: Come Out Tonight -- More Books on Our Work to End Mountaintop Removal -- Save the Date: Lobby Week in DC
January 14, 2008 Let's Go Krogering (Other Stores Do Take The Gift Cards, Too) -- Focus the Nation Events in WV -- Upcoming Events -- Please Write Those Letters to the Editors; Coal Industry Ads Could Inspire You -- Help Plan and Recruit for Mountain Justice Spring Break 2008