Environmental Justice Committee
- Seek to address environmental inequities at the local level and advocate for civil rights issues
- Develop a comprehensive and holistic agenda to reduce pollution
- Advance energy efficiency and clean energy
- Build disaster resilient infrastructure policies and practices
Hanover County NAACP Condemns the Decision of the Virginia State Water Control Board to Allow a Permit for Wegman’s Distribution Center in Brown Grove Community
HANOVER (March 1, 2021) – Hanover County NAACP President Patricia Hunter-Jordan issued the following statement in response to the State Water Control Board’s decision to allow a permit for Wegman’s to build in Brown Grove: “Despite an overabundance of evidence...
"The Bay Journal recently covered the proposed Wegmans Distribution Center and it's negative impacts to Brown Grove and the surrounding communities. In addition to ongoing environmental justice issues, there are concerns with under-counting wetland impacts, no surveys...