Standing up for safe energy jobs and water justice

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Statesville Civic Center

300 South Center Street

Statesville, NC 28677

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Details: Saturday, September 17, 1:30-5:30pm

Statesville Civic Center, 300 S Center St, Statesville, NC 28677 (Media Room)

Cost: free for current members and students; $25 for new members (includes 1 year of membership). To register, choose your registration type below by Friday 9/18, or you may register at the door!

Program:

1:30—Welcome (Andrea Emanuel, Vice Chair, Clean Water for NC Board of Directors & Hope Taylor, Executive Director)

1:40-2:45—Communities Protecting their Health and Water from Coal Ash Contamination

Striving for Coal Ash Justice in the Shadow of the Roxboro Power Plant (Lisa Hughes & Sue Fife, Person County residents)

The forgotten part of Cleveland County's fight for clean water and energy (Roger Hollis & Larry Aiken, Cleveland County residents)

NC coal ash disposal, and reuse: Parts of the solution? (Xavier Boatright, CWFNC)

The fight to save public "health advisories" for well water in NC (Katie Hicks, CWFNC)

2:45-3:15—Break with refreshments

3:15-5:00 Energy Justice, Climate, and Retooling NC's Energy Future

What's Happened with Fracking in NC, and Why the Rush to Build Gas Pipelines? (Hope Taylor, CWFNC)

The Atlantic Coast Gas Pipeline and NC's Indigenous and African American communities (Ericka Faircloth, CWFNC)

Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire: Why Turning from Coal to Fracked Gas is a Terrible Idea (Nancy LaPlaca, Senior Energy Analyst, NC WARN & The Climate Times)

Redesigning NC’s Energy Future for Jobs, Water and Economic Justice: What Renewables and Energy Efficiency Can Do (Hope Taylor, CWFNC)

To find us: come in the entrance marked "Parking Lot Entrance" on the map below, and the media room will be on your right.Civic Center layout

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300 South Center Street

Statesville, NC 28677

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