GJEP Organizes ACP Activist-Media Conference Call

September 9, 2018

 

 

Global Justice Ecology Project 

With Friends of Buckingham and Virginia Environmental Justice Collaborative

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  9/6/18                      CONTACT: (314) 210-1322

                                                                                    steve@globaljusticeecology.org

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

                                            Atlantic Coast Pipeline Media Conference Call

 

WHAT- Media conference call with community leaders and opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, including a member of Governor Northam’s Advisory Council on Environmental Justice and an African-American descendant of Freedmen who founded Union Hill.

 

WHEN- Monday, September 10th, 1:30 Eastern

 

HOW- Teleconference:

Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/169009541 
or dial in using your phone 
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 
United States: +1 (571) 317-3116 
Access Code: 169-009-541

 

WHY- As criticism continues to grow against Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline, including a call for a moratorium from Virginia Governor Northam’s own Advisory Council on Environmental Justice. The Air Control Board will be holding a public hearing on issuing an air permit for the project, Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 5pm in Buckingham County. This teleconference will give the press access to local residents, community organizers and will discuss technical, social, racial and environmental concerns regarding the ACP, including a 55,000 horsepower compressor station planned for Union Hill.

 

WHO- Representatives from various community organizations opposed to the Atlantic Coast pipeline, including an African-American descendant of Freedmen who founded Union Hill, The Friends of Buckingham, VA Environmental Justice Collaborative and VA Advisory Council on Environmental Justice.

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