Tag: Clean Energy

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Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett September 28, 2022
Historic Climate Legislation Passed – An IRA Summary
West Virginians will benefit from this historic legislation through money-saving incentives and additional support for communities on the frontlines in the transition to clean energy. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeInflationIRAMedicare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 16, 2022
GLOBAL CLEAN ENERGY ACTION FORUM
At the event, will be discussed how zero-carbon resources can be deployed in ways that minimize cost, maximize emission and pollution reduction, and deliver jobs and opportunity in challenged communities.  More
Issues: Clean Energy
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
2022 Environmental Summit: Growing West Virginia’s Environmental Power – Sept 24th & 25th
Registration is now open! The 2022 Environmental Summit, to be held in Morgantown, WV, Sept. 24th and 25th, will bring together local and state environmental organizations to facilitate conversation around the opportunities and challenges facing the state’s environmental movement. More
Issues: Clean AirClean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentPollutionwater quality
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett June 24, 2022
AEP Rate Increases, Public Hearings, and Going Solar!
American Electric Power affiliates Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power want their customers to pay nearly $300 million more per year because the cost of fuel keeps going up. What fuel? Coal of course! More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergyEnergy efficiencyFuel PricesInflationSolar PowerUtility Rates
Newsletter article Julie Archer June 24, 2022
Two Actions You Can Take to Help Protect West Virginia’s Environment
Action #1: Urge Lawmakers to Solve Abandoned Mine Lands Crisis Without Gouging WV Taxpayers! Action #2: Attend the Marcellus Academy 2022 on July 22 and 23. More
Issues: Abandoned Mine LandsClean EnergyClimate ChangeReclamationwater quality
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 28, 2022
Public Hearing Testimony on HB 2882 & SB 4 Repeal of Conditional Nuclear Ban – by Gary Zuckett
When I volunteered at WV Citizen Action and lobbied to get this bill passed in 1996 it was 17 years after Three Mile Island, and only 10 years after Chernobyl. More
Issues: Clean EnergyPollution
Action Alert   January 26, 2022
Take Action: Public Hearing on Repealing WV’s Nuclear Power Plant Ban – Jan 28th, 10AM
There will be a Public Hearing on HB 2882, relating to repealing a ban on construction of nuclear power plants, on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 10 a.m. in the House Chamber. More
Issues: Clean EnergyPollution
Citizen Action Group Blog   January 24, 2022
WVEC’s GREEN Legislative Update – Week 2
Click below to read more on the WV Environmental Council's breakdown of all the "green" issues at the WV Legislature this week. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentwater quality
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 15, 2022
Feasibility of Advanced Nuclear in West Virginia – Jan 18th, 6PM
Join us for an informational session on both the PROs and CONs of repowering coal plant sites for advanced nuclear energy development. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergy efficiency
Press Release CAG May 26, 2021
Congress Must Go BIGGER & BOLDER to Deliver Jobs & Justice
As our nation resurfaces from a pandemic that claimed more than we could have ever imagined, building back better requires an economic renewal and jobs plan rooted in justice that is as big and interconnected as the crises we face. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeInfrastructureJobsSocial Justice
Citizen Action Group 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
Press Release Alexandra Gallo April 29, 2021
THRIVE Act introduced: $10 trillion infrastructure plan prioritizes climate, care, jobs and justice
Members of Congress backed by a cross-movement nationwide grassroots organizing effort announced the formal introduction of the THRIVE Act in Congress today. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentHealth CareJobsUnions
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo April 2, 2021
Jammin’ For Jobs – Free Concert – April 10th
This event will bring Joy To The People through music, art, culture, and story-telling in Charleston, Morgantown, and Martinsburg, WV, while bringing to light how the THRIVE Act will benefit West Virginians, including 50,000 new jobs a year, and $5.2 Billion Dollars invested in our state. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEnergy efficiencyInequalityInfrastructureJobsLiving wagePovertyRacial JusticeSocial JusticeSustainabilityWorkers
Press Release Gary Zuckett March 31, 2021
Report Just Released – THRIVE Agenda Would Create 50K New WV Jobs!
A new coalition of labor, economic justice, and environmental groups announced the formation today of the WV New Jobs Coalition with the release of a jobs report by the PERI Institute at U of Mass. that estimates a gain of 50,000 new jobs would be created in WV from the enactment of the THIRVE agenda, soon to be introduced in Congress.  More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEconomyEnergy efficiencyInequalityJobsRacial JusticeSocial JusticeSustainability
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 29, 2021
PRESS ADVISORY: West Virginia Working Families Party, WV Citizen Action Group, and Sierra Club Announce Formation Of ‘WV New Jobs Coalition’
On Wednesday, March 31st at 10 AM, West Virginia Working Families Party, WV Citizen Action Group, Service Employees International Union, Sierra Club, and others will hold an online press conference announcing the formation of the “WV New Jobs Coalition”, the release of the WV New Jobs report and announce ten days of action April 1 - 10, calling on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Capito to support the THRIVE ACT.  More
Issues: AgricultureClean EnergyClimate JusticeHealth CareInfrastructureJobsLiving wage
Press Release CAG December 14, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Renewable energy is key to West Virginia’s economic future
Titled “West Virginia’s Energy Future,” the report shows that ramping up renewable energy and energy efficiency would be cost-effective and can be done in a way that creates thousands of jobs — and may even save consumers money. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentJobsSustainability