The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) is a diverse, grassroots
organization dedicated to improving and protecting the environment through
organizing and leadership development. We also educate citizens about the
threats to our region though extensive media work. Our fi ght for environmental
justice is part of the universal struggle to overcome all forms of oppression.
We operate on the principal that social change can happen when ordinary citizens
feel personally powerful and see themselves as agents of change. OVEC's greatest
strength continues to be a demonstrated ability to get hundreds of volunteers
involved. OVEC builds coalitions that work together help shift the balance of
power toward the public interest. Our major program focuses on the extreme
social and environmental injustices caused by mountaintop removal mining and
coal sludge impoundments.
Janet Keating & Dianne Bady, Co-Directors
P.O. Box 6753
Huntington, WV 25773-6753
304-522-0246 Fax: 304-522-4079