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Upcoming Events

March 4-19, Eastern NC: Walk To Protect Our People And The Places Where We Live
Join APPPL for a Walk along the NC ACP route. The walk will begin in Northampton County, and end in Richmond County near Hamlet. Details.

Weigh in on closure plans for Riverbend Steam Station: March 16, 6PM (sign up to speak at 5:30PM) at Gaston College, Myers Auditorium, 201 Hwy. U.S. 321, Dallas.

March 26, 9AM-4PM, UNC Asheville: western NC stream volunteer training. RSVP to (828) 357-7411 / Eqilabstaff@gmail.com. $15-20 Donation requested, but not required. View more information.

March 27, 6-8PM, Boone: Water Justice Forum. Sponsored by Department of Sustainable Development and the Sustainability and Environmental Education Club at ASU. Presentations by Dr. Kelsey Pieper, VA Tech, and Katie Hicks, CWFNC. Details.

This month, speak out for coal ash cleanup

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?

ACT Against Coal Ash logo
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

For details on locations and times, click here.
Coal Ash Resolution adopted by Clean Water for NC Board of Directors, 2015: click here

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

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