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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
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson 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. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Action Alert 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
Action Alert 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
Action Alert 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. More
Issues: PollutionWaterwater quality
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 23, 2022
Legislative Postmortem
Given the current political climate, victory often takes the form of defeating bad bills. With that in mind, here’s an overview of what happened in these major issue areas... More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyDiscriminationEnvironmentFair CourtsFair taxationInequalityPollutionRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting RightsWater
Newsletter article Julie Archer January 31, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Week 3
This week we continue our round up of what is happening under the dome (and elsewhere) related to several critical issue areas and actions you can take. More
Issues: DemocracyDiscriminationEducationFair CourtsInequalityPollutionVoting RightsWater
Action Alert   January 24, 2022
Water Quality Protections Up for Debate in Senate Judiciary
Contact members of the committee today; West Virginia Rivers has made it easy! More
Issues: Waterwater quality
Newsletter article Julie Archer January 24, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Week 2
As we head into the second full week of the 2022 legislative session, I’m going to provide a quick status update on these issues, hopefully without duplicating too much of what Gary has already covered.  More
Issues: DemocracyDiscriminationFair CourtsFair RepresentationHealthcareMedicaidRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting RightsWaterwater quality
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 12, 2021
Legislative Forecast
Winter is coming, and that means the legislative session is just around the corner. As 2021 comes to a close and we head into a new year and another legislative session, here are some issues we expect to take up time and attention under the dome.  More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyWater
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 25, 2021
Take Action — Sign your name to protect clean water!
By calling on your Senators and Representatives or signing your name to pledge support for improving water infrastructure, you can be the change that so many communities desperately need. More
Issues: Waterwater quality
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 16, 2021
All Hands on Deck: WV Water Protections Under Revision – Act by July 19
A recent a policy decision by the WVDEP related to water quality standards creates a loophole to allow industries to dump more toxins in our source water. More
Issues: Waterwater quality
Action Alert   March 22, 2021
URGENT ACTION: Water rule – Call NOW
Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today by 3pm and ask them to make public health their #1 priority and reject any change that would weaken our water quality standards. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett March 1, 2021
Public Hearing Testimony on HB 2389, by Gary Zuckett
HB 2389 actually INCREASES the allowable discharge amounts for a baker’s dozen of toxic chemicals in our rivers and streams – to allow more than our current limits! More
Issues: PollutionWater
Action Alert   February 26, 2021
URGENT Action Alert! CALL (304) 340-3252 TODAY from 3-4PM
URGENT Action Alert! CALL (304) 340-3252 TODAY from 3-4PM to schedule to speak on the importance of clean water at Monday's 9AM public hearing on HB 2389! HB 2389 would weaken water quality standards on 13 toxins. Call & defend clean water for all WV! More
Issues: PollutionWater
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett February 26, 2021
Testimony of Gary Zuckett at People’s Public Hearing on HB 2598 – 2/26/21
Above Ground Storage Tank (AGST) Act is a good law. It’s not broken and doesn’t need fixed – HB 2598 will break it. Taking away protections against ‘Fracking Fluids” getting into our tap water intakes. What are these Fracking Fluids? More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironmentPollutionWater
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo 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
Action Alert CAG January 13, 2021
Holding Water in WV: A Community Discussion – JAN 13th @4PM
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
Category A - Drinking Water
Press Release CAG September 23, 2020
IN THE NEWS: Legislators & citizen groups call for a stronger water quality rule
West Virginia legislators called for a strong water quality rule at a virtual press conference hosted by West Virginia Citizen Action Group and the West Virginia Environmental Council. More
Issues: EnvironmentWater
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett September 22, 2020
“Don’t Weaken Water Quality Standards” – Press Conference on Rule 47CSR2
The Legislative Rule Making Committee meets tomorrow, 9/23, to discuss the Water Quality Standards Rule 47CSR2. This rule would weaken 13 of the human health criteria, making them less stringent than our current standards. More
Issues: EnvironmentWater
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