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POWHR Book Club: “Fighting Pipelines & Government Agencies”

May 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join POWHR for another book club in our Cultivating Appalachian Advocates series! This time, hear from POWHR member and impacted MVP landowner Dr. Bob Jones about his recent book: “Fighting Pipelines & Government Agencies”. We are providing twenty FREE copies of the book available to the registrants that claim them first, while supplies last! Dr. Jones’ book details the 8+ year fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline that destroyed the beloved mountainside right outside his living room window – placing him and his family squarely in danger of fiery explosion – and the profound failures of the agencies that have permitted the project thus far.
Come join us to hear from a directly impacted community member and about why we desperately need to change the system of ‘regulatory capture’ by industry over our agencies, end the era of fossil fuels and strengthen protections for our communities, air, water, ecosystems and lives.
Robert M. Jones, Ph.D, is Professor Emeritus of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia. You can read more about the book and Dr. Jones here: https://powhr.org/an-impacted-landowner-channels-his-opposition-to-mvp-into-a-new-book/