Comment on MVP 401 Permit


In March 2021 Mountain Valley Pipeline submitted an application for construction in wetlands and across stream crossings in the remaining portions of the project. Virginia DEQ has prepared a draft Virginia Water Protection (VWP) permit and a technical factsheet. If issued, the permit will serve as Virginia’s Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification.

Use Your Voice – Comment to FERC by August 2


We have another opportunity to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reject Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP)’s proposal to bore under our streams. Learn how to make your voice heard.

Walking for the Future


Last month, a group of grandparents and supporters trekked, walked, or rode over 170 miles during the Walk for Our Grandchildren and Mother Earth, from President Biden’s birthplace in Scranton, PA to his longtime home in Wilmington, DE, in an effort to urge significant climate action to protect future generations and the Earth. POWHR’s own … Continue reading Walking for the Future

Community Conversation: Lambert Compressor Station – What You Need To Know


Join the Pittsylvania NAACP branch, and other community leaders and experts to discuss the proposed Pittsylvania Lambert Compressor Station, learn about potential impacts to our communities, and what you can do to help to safeguard against further threats to our health, property value and quality of life. We will also discuss details regarding the upcoming DEQ Public Hearing which is tentatively scheduled for July 2021.