Meeting number / Access Code: 161 900 8800
Phone: +1-415-655-0003 US TOLL
June 20, The Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington
Logging forests for biomass harms forests, communities, and the climate. Stand with the residents of Robeson County who will be the most impacted by this proposed pellet plant, andsend a message to NC DEQ and Gov. Cooper urging them to stop the expansion of the wood pellet industry in North Carolina.
6:00 pm, Based on public interest and concerns from the Lumberton community, the Department of Air Quality has scheduled an official virtual public hearing for the proposed black wood pellet facility. *Register by 4:00 pm on June 22, 2020 to give public comment! https://bit.ly/2WNW1dn
If you can’t attend the virtual hearing, DAQ will be accepting comments until June 16, 5:00 pm, [email protected]. Please type “Active Energy Renewable Power” in the subject line. Check out this article by Emily Zucchino from Dogwood Alliance with more details and for suggested comments.
4:30-6pm, online, Youth activists within the Energy Justice NC coalition will host the tour stop in conjunction with local chapters of Climate Reality Project, Extinction Rebellion, Climate Action NC, and Sunrise Movement. The event will elevate youth voices within the state and leave room for collective storytelling.
Youth for Energy Justice is the first in a summer-long series of tour stops hosted by EJNC and community partners to highlight the ways different impacted groups have been affected by our unjust system, and to help collectively take action and stand in solidarity with these communities. Now, more than ever, we need an energy system that protects our communities, and works in the interests of ratepayers, not shareholders! RSVP here
June 27, Case Study: Drawdown in a Mid-Sized Town.