Posts Tagged with "ovec"

West Virginia Chemical Leak Poisons 300,000 Peoples’ Water Supply

Monday, January 13, 2014

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West Virginia Chemical Leak Poisons 300,000 Peoples’ Water Supply

Since last Thursday’s toxic spill, when a coal-processing chemical spilled into West Virginia’s Elk River, roughly 300,000 people have lost access to tap water. Our friends at groups like OVEC, Keepers of the Mountain, Coal River Mountain Watch and Aurora Lights are volunteering and working long days to  drive clean water supplies to desparate and [...]

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Appalachian Journey: A Supporter’s Perspective, by Sue Thompson

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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I recently went on a trip with two awesome people from Rainforest Action Network, Branden Barber and Debra Erenberg, to visit Appalachia country in West Virginia.  The purpose of the trip was to see first hand what’s happening with mountaintop removal (MTR) due to the affects of coal strip mining.  Its one thing to read [...]

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