Tag: Pollution

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Blog WVCAEF February 28, 2023
WV DEP Holding Public Meeting on Ethylene Oxide Monitoring – March 2 @6PM
Over the past year, the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has held a series of public events around its fenceline monitoring project and announced last week that it had signed a collaborative agreement with Union Carbide Corporation’s Institute facility to reduce ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions. It also announced it has published its final report on its monitoring project. A public meeting on the final report is set for Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilson Union Hall on the campus of West Virginia State University. More
Issues: EnvironmentInequalityPollution
Blog Cassandra Wiley January 7, 2023
Ohio River Discussion Series: Harmful Algal Blooms & PFAS – Jan 11th, 12PM
Register for the Ohio River Basin Research webinar on Harmful Algal Blooms & PFAS on Jan. 11th at 12PM noon. Register here: https://www.orsanco.org/ohio-river-discussion-series-registration-january-2023/ Click here to view the flyer (PDF). The webinar is entirely web-based, and registration is required to attend. After registering, an ORSANCO staff member will contact you with more details about the meeting at the […] More
Issues: PollutionWaterwater quality
Blog Cassandra Wiley January 6, 2023
WVDEP Division of Air Quality Public Meeting and Virtual Public Hearing on Union Carbide Ethylene Oxide Permit Renewal
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is holding an in-person public meeting to provide information and answer questions and a virtual public hearing to receive official comments regarding Union Carbide Corporation Institute’s draft Title V operating permit renewal for the operation of its Distribution System for Ethylene Oxide, […] More
Issues: discriminationEnvironmentInequalityPollution
Blog Cassandra Wiley January 5, 2023
Tell WV Division of Air Quality To Protect Residents From Medical Waste Pollution
From the WV Chapter of the Sierra Club: Should West Virginia become the dumping ground for medical waste that other states don’t want? Please send comments to the WV Division of Air Quality to protect WV from a new source of air pollution. Comments should be sent by January 9 to edward.s.andrews@wv.gov. Empire Diversified Energy, LLC […] More
Issues: EnvironmentPollutionWaterwater quality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 12, 2022
Ohio River Listening Session – Wheeling
Few things are as important to our lives and well-being as access to clean, safe drinking water. Yet, we face many challenges to securing clean water. More
Issues: PollutionWaterwater quality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 12, 2022
Ohio River Listening Session – Huntington
Few things are as important to our lives and well-being as access to clean, safe drinking water. Yet, we face many challenges to securing clean water for all of us who drink from the Ohio: toxic chemical pollution, acid mine drainage, sewer overflows, runoff from farms and more. More
Issues: PollutionWaterwater quality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 12, 2022
Ohio River Listening Session – Marietta
Few things are as important to our lives and well-being as access to clean, safe drinking water. Yet, we face many challenges to securing clean water. More
Issues: PollutionWaterwater quality
Blog Gary Zuckett May 26, 2021
Letter to Senator Manchin: Care for Creation is a Call to be Heeded and Acted Upon
We are a group of concerned West Virginians from various faith traditions—leaders and lay persons alike—who believe that care for Creation is a call to be heeded and acted upon. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentJobsPollutionReclamationUnionsVoting Rights
Blog Gary Zuckett February 25, 2021
Media Advisory – People’s Public Hearing on Tank Bill HB 2598 Friday @ 8AM
After several public interest groups were denied their requests for the usual public hearing procedure in the House regarding House Bill 2598, they’ve banded together to hold their own Public Hearing so the voice of citizens can be heard on critical issues that affect them, their families and communities. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksEnvironmentPollutionWater
Blog WVCAEF January 29, 2021
FEB 2nd @ 7PM: 100 Days for Climate, Jobs and Justice – grassroots livestream on the THRIVE agenda
This Tuesday, February 2nd, at 7PM Eastern / 4PM Pacific, the Green New Deal Network will host a grassroots livestream: “100 Days for Climate, Jobs, and Justice: Winning the THRIVE Agenda.” We hope you can join. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentInequalityJobsLiving wagePollutionPovertyRacial JusticeSustainabilityWater
Blog WVCAEF January 13, 2021
Holding Water in WV: A Community Discussion – JAN 13th, 4-5PM
This is the first session of a five-part discussion series, "Standing Up for Appalachia: Dialogue for a Positive Change," hosted by West Virginia Interfaith Power and Light and funded with grant support from the West Virginia Rivers Coalition. More
Issues: EnvironmentPollutionWater