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.