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Stop the Pipeline, Roll Back Pollution Tour

  • Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League PO Box 88 Glendale Springs, North Carolina 28629 (map)

Join Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and grassroots community chapters up the route of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Vally Pipelines. Each day will highlight efforts from a different grassroots community group fighting back against the pipelines. 

Joining the tour will be Lois Marie Gibbs, known as mother of grassroots organizing who organized her community of Love Canal and evacuated hundreds of families who had been contaminated by toxic waste.  
See her Wikipedia page at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lois_Gibbs

Schedule:

Tuesday (4/4) Cumberland County, NC
Featuring Cumberland county caring voices

Wednesday (4/5) Johnston County, NC
Featuring No Pipeline Johnston County 

Thursday (4/6) Wilson/Nash counties, NC
Featuring Nash Stop the Pipeline and Wilson County No Pipeline

Friday (4/7) Halifax/Northampton, NC
Featuring Concerned Stewards of Hallifax County and Northampton County Citizens Against Coal Ash.

Saturday 4/8) Buckingham County, VA
Featuring Concern for the New Generation and No ACP

Sunday (4/9) Nelson County, VA
Featuring Protect Our Water - POW and Earth Allies

Monday (4/10) Franklin County, VA
Featuring Preserve Franklin County

Tuesday (4/11) Roanoke County, VA
Featuring Preserve Bent MountainPreserve Roanoke, and Citizens Preserving Floyd County -CPFC

Contact information for specific chapters can be found at www.nopipeline.net

*Specific information on each day to be updated over the next week.*