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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   October 24, 2023
Celebrating Sustainability: A Look Back at the Inaugural “Sustainability in Motion” Event
The first-ever "Sustainability in Motion" event, held at Slack Plaza in Charleston, brought together environmental enthusiasts, local businesses, and community members, all united under a common cause - sustainability and climate justice. More
Issues: Climate JusticeSustainability
Action Alert CAG April 25, 2023
Bring Renewable Energy Jobs to the West Side Community Meeting
Join us Friday, April 28th at 5 PM for a discussion on how Charleston's West Side can benefit from new investments in renewable energy, and what we can do to create more opportunities to put people back to work and help people get into higher paying jobs.  More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeJobs
Action Alert Cassandra Wiley April 25, 2023
Inflation Reduction Act Roadshow – MORGANTOWN THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2023 AT 6 PM – 8 PM
Come to learn about how individuals, municipalities, and organizations in West Virginia can benefit from millions of dollars of investments contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. Last summer, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes historic investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, and community development initiatives. At these events, community members and elected officials will have the opportunity to learn from experts from around the state about how to put these investments to use in homes and communities. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEconomyJobs
Action Alert CAG April 19, 2023
Public hearing and extended commenting time for Pleasants bailout
Tell the PSC that you don't want to pay to keep open a power plant that we don't need, and won't benefit us. Join us for a public hearing on Thursday, April 20th at 3:30pm at the PSC office in Charleston. Can't make it on Thursday? No problem! Submit your comments now! Tell the PSC how increased electric bills would affect your family or business. More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnergyEnvironmentPollution
Action Alert Cassandra Wiley April 5, 2023
Inflation Reduction Act Roadshow – HUNTINGTON APRIL 22, 2023 AT 1 PM – 3 PM
Come to learn about how individuals, municipalities, and organizations in West Virginia can benefit from millions of dollars of investments contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. Last summer, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes historic investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, and community development initiatives. At these events, community members and elected officials will have the opportunity to learn from experts from around the state about how to put these investments to use in homes and communities. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEconomyJobs
Action Alert Cassandra Wiley March 17, 2023
Inflation Reduction Act Roadshow – WHEELING SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2023 AT 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Come to learn about how individuals, municipalities, and organizations in West Virginia can benefit from millions of dollars of investments contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. Last summer, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes historic investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, and community development initiatives. At these events, community members and elected officials will have the opportunity to learn from experts from around the state about how to put these investments to use in homes and communities. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEconomyJobs
Action Alert Cassandra Wiley March 13, 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act – Transition to a Clean Economy – Mar. 16, 7PM
Join Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action this Thursday at 7PM for a presentation on the "The Inflation Reduction Act – Transition to a Clean Economy". Attend via zoom or in-person at 1st UU Society of Marietta, 232 Third St, Marietta, OH. Learn how the IRA legislation will affect us - individual citizens - and our economy, with tools to help us face a changing climate. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEconomyJobs
Action Alert   March 13, 2023
“Bring Renewable Energy Jobs to the West Side” Community Meeting – Mar. 17, 7PM
Join Common Defense this Friday at 7 PM for a discussion on how the West Side can benefit from these new investments, and what we can do to create more opportunities to put people back to work and help people get into higher paying jobs. More
Issues: Climate JusticeInequalityJobs
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
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 31, 2022
Free Talk on the Historic New Climate Bill – Nov 5th, 11am
Free Talk on the Historic New Climate Bill - Saturday, November 5th from 11 am to noon in room 311A in the Kanawha Public Library. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeIRA
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2022
Energy, Jobs, & Justice: Candidate Forum for Kanawha County Region – Oct. 25th, 5:30-8:30PM
Join the West Virginia Climate Alliance, Our Future West Virginia, West Virginia Citizen Action Group, West Virginia Environmental Council, and West Virginia New Jobs Coalition for a candidate forum on Tuesday, October 25th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeClimate JusticeJobs
Action Alert CAG October 11, 2022
Advancing Environmental Justice through the Inflation Reduction Act
Many of the provisions have a finite amount of funding. Join us for a panel discussion to make sure you're leveraging all of the benefits of the IRA. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 28, 2022
“2022 and the Climate Crisis — What Just Happened, and What’s Ahead?” – Oct. 3rd, 7PM
What will this new legislation mean for the State of West Virginia, the United States of America, and the planet? More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 26, 2022
Energy, Jobs, and Justice Candidate Forum at WVU – Sept. 29, 6:30PM
Join the West Virginia Climate Alliance and friends for a candidate forum on Thursday, September 29th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnvironmentJobsResilient Communities
Action Alert CAG September 7, 2022
“2022 and the Climate Crisis — What Just Happened, and What’s Ahead?”
What will this new legislation mean for the State of West Virginia, the United States of America, and the planet? More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 21, 2022
Senator Manchin – Don’t Gamble with Our Future
Just days after Sen Manchin announced he was ‘postponing’ his support for the reconciliation bill being negotiated in the US Senate and delaying investments necessary to address the climate crisis, WV CAG and partners organized a rally outside his Charleston office calling on him to put #PeopleOverProfits and not to gamble with our future! More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentFair taxationInfrastructureResilient CommunitiesVoting Rights
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 16, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Rally to be held outside Senator Manchin’s Charleston office on Monday
This Monday, July 18th, at 5PM, WV Citizen Action and others will host a public rally outside of Senator Manchin’s office at These WV groups and citizens are inviting the press to attend, and everyone who is concerned about passing a robust climate change policy funded by fair taxation. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentFair taxationInequalityInfrastructureResilient Communities
Press Release Gary Zuckett July 15, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: West Virginia Groups Frustrated By Senator Manchin Delaying Action on Climate
Climate Alliance representing dozens of regional groups underscores the urgency of the climate crisis; rally at Manchin office planned for Monday at 5PM. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeDemocracyEnvironmentInequalityInfrastructureResilient Communities
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 4, 2022
‘Blue is the New Green’ – Labor Unions and the Climate Crisis
For more information visit the website of the West Virginia Center on Climate Change! https://wvclimate.org More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
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