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  • Parkersburg Municipal Building 1 Government Square, 3rd and Avery streets Parkersburg, WV 26101 United States (map)

Sept. 5 UPDATE #1: Due to the rain, there's a new time and place for the pre-hearing rally. The rally will start at 5:15 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room at the Parkersburg Municipal Building.

Sept. 5 UPDATE #2: Wear dark blue to demonstrate your opposition to FirstEnergy's bailout attempt. Stop by our table for a "No WV Bailout sticker," talking points and more. Got a question? Click here to email us.


The Public Service Commission of West Virginia will hold three public comment hearings on Case #17-0296-E-PC, FirstEnergy Corp.’s proposed transfer of the Pleasants power plant to Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison.

The first is in Parkersburg, Sept. 6, 2017, 6 p.m., Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 3rd and Avery streets.

West Virginians For Energy Freedom will hold a pre-hearing rally from 5:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. outside the Municipal Building. Click here to RSVP! Please share the invite with friends and family.

The other hearings:

MARTINSBURG: Sept. 11, 2017, 7 p.m., City Building, Municipal Courtroom, 232 North Queen St., 1st Floor.

MORGANTOWN: Sept. 12, 2017, 6 p.m., Monongalia County Justice Center, 75 High St., Judge Tucker's Courtroom on 3rd Floor.

In addition to the hearings, you can submit public comments to:
Ingrid Ferrell, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 812
Charleston, WV 25323

All written comments should be marked with Case No. 17-0296-E-PC.

Public comment may also be made online at by clicking on "Submit a Comment" in the left column and by following the directions provided.

Earlier Event: August 1
Volunteer Call-In
Later Event: September 11