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1st Quarterly Meeting: Greene County

Join us for NCEJN’s first Quarterly Meeting of 2019 in Greene County! We’ll be discussing Environmental Justice issue updates & the Green County education system. Attend to learn more and find out how you can get involved! Light breakfast & lunch will be served.
St. Mary’s Free Will Baptist Church, 311 Arba Jason Rd, La Grange, NC 28551

CALL TO ACTION: NC Swine General Permit

Until March 4, North Carolinians have a chance to tell the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to update the state’s animal feeding operation permits so that they will protect our health, rivers, and drinking water and address cumulative and racially...

DEQ’S  “COMMUNITY MAPPING TOOL”  

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been required to develop an environmental justice (EJ) mapping tool. They are currently accepting public input on the tool. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find out how you can help! When one heavily polluting...

NC Climate Justice Summit

Do you want to learn new skills to protect your community from climate disasters?
Do you believe everyone deserves clean air, pure water and a healthy environment?
Do you want your local economy to provide good jobs so everyone can thrive?
If your answer is yes to these questions, register now for the NC Climate Justice Summit!

Survivor’s Summit

We hope you will join us for the Just Florence Recovery Survivor’s Summit to meet and talk about Hurricane Florence recovery with impacted community members from affected counties in North Carolina. Click “attend” for more information.

Quarterly Meeting 10/29

Lunch will be provided at the meeting, so we need to know if you are coming on Saturday, Dec. 29!

The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network quarterly meeting is hosted by The Concerned Citizens of Northampton County. After the meeting, it will be possible to view some of the damage caused by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

This gathering will include discussion on community issues and concerns in Northampton County, news on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, an update on the election outcome and updates from the Julius L. Chamber Center for Civil Rights!

Cool Spring Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Gaston