Town Hall Planned at Pine Grove

December 2, 2020

By: Staff Report

(The Farmville Herald) — The Southern Leadership Conference, the AMMD Pine Grove Project, the Sierra Club and the Cumberland County Landfill Alert (CCLA) are joining forces to host a Town Hall at the historic Pine Grove Elementary School in Cumberland County Saturday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to speak out against the pending approval of the Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility.

A Rosenwald School, the Pine Grove Elementary School is a national historic landmark and treasure which served Black children in the community from 1917-1964. Currently, the Virginia DEQ is reviewing the approval of a landfill that will be placed adjacent to the school.

As this is an in-person event, please be mindful of CDC guidelines. Masks will be required throughout the entire event.

A livestream of the event will be broadcast on the AMMD Pine Grove Project Facebook page.

Original article published here on The Farmville Herald.

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