NC WARN worked closely with Warren County residents and state officials from 1993 to 2003 to successfully persuade the state to decontaminate the infamous PCB Landfill. We are pleased to support this reunion and celebration. All are welcome, but please note that early registration helps.
Join us for the PCB Landfill Protest Reunion and Environmental Justice Birthplace Celebration! It is the 30th anniversary of the Warren County PCB landfill protests presented by the Warren County Environmental Action Team.
Speakers will include:
Former Congressman Frank W. Ballance Jr.
Sen. Doug Berger
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Former Congresswoman Eva M. Clayton
Charles Lee (EPA)
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Lowery (Invited)
Former DENR Staffer Bill Meyer
Rev. Leon White
Dollie Burwell & other activists
8:00 – 9:00 am: Registration
9:00 – 10:30 am: Devotional, commemoration, presentation of the history, unveiling of historical marker
10:30 – 12:00 am: Health walk and protest re-enactment – Coley Springs Church to the Afton Site (former PCB landfill)
11:00 – 2:00 pm: Music, celebration, reflections, interviews, & cookout
For more information contact Bill Kearney at (252) 257-1491, firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find the Warren County Environmental Action Team on Facebook.