Speak out for coal ash cleanup: hearings throughout March
Hearings on proposed classifications for cleanup of coal ash dumps across the state are a critical time for concerned residents and impacted communities to speak out for transparent, swift, and protective plans to safely store coal ash and ensure safe drinking water Duke Energy’s for neighbors! This is an environmental justice issue affecting some of the state’s most vulnerable communities, who are standing up together for clean water and health as the Alliance of Carolinians Together (ACT) Against Coal Ash…can you stand with them by attending the hearing(s) near you?
March 1, Asheville, Eden, Dallas, Wilmington
March 10, Pittsboro, Goldsboro, Lumberton
March 14, Spindale, Boiling Springs (talking points here)
March 16, Roxboro
March 22, Dallas, Salisbury
March 24, Walnut Cove
March 29, Hickory
Along with Working Films, Appalachian Voices, NC WARN, and local partners, Clean Water for NC is sponsoring a tour of “Coal Ash Stories,” a series of short films on the public health and community impacts of coal ash, leading up to CRITICAL state hearings in March.
*Feb. 24, Shelby: Cleveland Co. Memorial Library, 104 Howie Dr. (Event page)
Feb. 25, Goldsboro: St. Mark Church of Christ, 700 W Ash St.
*Mar. 1, Salisbury: Catawba College Ctr. for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St. (Event page)
Mar. 2, Charlotte: Hattie’s Tap and Tavern, 2918 The Plaza (Event page)
Mar. 3, Winston Salem: Temple Emanuel, 201 Oakwood Dr. (Event page)
Mar. 15, Walnut Cove: Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St. (Event page)
*CWFNC is a co-host