Posts by Dani Parent

Dani Parent

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Newsletter article Dani Parent February 8, 2024
Climate Eye Week 5
We've reached day 30 of 60, we're halfway there! Here are some updates on WV Citizen Action's ongoing legislative work around climate with actions you can take to support net metering and protect citizen air monitoring. If you’re interested in environmental issues and advocacy, we’d love to see you at E-Day on February 13th! More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentPollution
Action Alert Dani Parent January 31, 2024
Protect Grassroots Air Quality Monitoring & Reject HB 5018
PurpleAir monitors that share data on a real time map can even send text alerts when local levels are unsafe. More
Issues: Air QualityEnvironmentPollution
Newsletter article Dani Parent January 31, 2024
Climate Eye Week 4
Unsurprisingly, there’s been a lot going on in climate and environment issues. Here are updates on a few bills CAG staff is specifically working on and important actions you can take. Most urgently, there will be a public hearing Friday on a bill to weaken citizen air monitoring efforts. If you can’t attend the hearing, please take a few moments to let your Delegate know that you support protecting citizen air monitoring. More
Issues: EnergyEnvironment
Newsletter article Dani Parent January 24, 2024
Climate Eye – Week 3
In this Climate Eye update: WV Public Service Commission net metering hearings; Save Our Solar Rally; citizen air monitoring under attack; orphaned gas wells and DEP inspector shortage; and PLAN's Beyond Waste Student Summit. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentOrphaned WellsPollutionwater quality
Action Alert Dani Parent December 5, 2023
Save the Date: Save Our Solar Rally Jan. 20 at the State Capitol
Solar is under attack by legislators and monopoly utilities that are leading the effort to change net metering rules—important policies that ensure solar is economically viable and accessible to all consumers. Join us for a rally at the West Virginia Capitol building on January 20th at 2pm for a rally in support of our solar future. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergyEnvironment
Newsletter article Dani Parent October 25, 2023
ARCH2 – an Update
Communities in Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley continue to bear the brunt of the economic and ecological effects of extractive industries in the wake of last week's approval of up to $925 million in funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for the Appalachian Regional clean hydrogen Hub (ARCH2). More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnergyEnvironmentFrackingPollution
Newsletter article Dani Parent March 14, 2023
Climate Eye Wrap-up
First and foremost, all credit to the E-Council team for such a strong presence and so many successes in spite of all the odds—it speaks to the base building you’ve done, the relationships you’ve built, and the behind-the-scenes work over years and years that we didn’t just survive this session, but saw some significant wins... More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeOil and GasSolar Power
Newsletter article Dani Parent March 7, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 8
E-Day at the Capitol, PFAS Protection Act, Office of Oil & Gas funding, Public Lands, Nuclear Energy, Forest Carbon, Pleasants Power Station and more! More
Issues: Clean EnergyOil and GasPollutionwater quality
Newsletter article Dani Parent February 21, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 6
As always, please follow and consider becoming a member of the West Virginia Environmental Council, which CAG is proud to support, for updates from their spectacular team of staff and lobbyists. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentOil and GasPollution
Newsletter article Dani Parent February 14, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 5
PFAS Protection Act, community solar, funding for DEP oil and gas inspectors, East Palestine train derailment and more. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentPollution
Newsletter article Dani Parent February 7, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 4
We’re almost halfway through the session and there’s been a lot of progress on important bills to protect our climate and environment. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironmentIRAPollutionwater quality
Newsletter article Dani Parent January 31, 2023
Climate Eye Week 3
E-Day at the Capitol on Feb. 28th, PFAS Protection Act, methane emissions, orphaned wells and more! More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironmentPollution
Citizen Action Group Blog Dani Parent January 23, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 2
Updates on what's happening with legislation to address PFAS contamination, expand community solar, develop energy projects on and under state-owned lands, and increase legislative oversight of the Public Service Commission. More
Issues: EnergyEnvironmentPollutionWater
Newsletter article Dani Parent January 16, 2023
Climate Eye – Week 1
WV CAG is proud to support the West Virginia Environmental Council in their work toward the coalition’s 2023 legislative priorities this session. Please sign up to receive updates and action alerts from their lobby team on the ground in the Capitol. A number of environmental-focused bills have already started the rounds at the statehouse, many positive and some concerning. See some highlights here. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEnergyEnvironment