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Protect Communities from Toxic Coal Ash at the Charlotte Hearing!

Right now communities across the country are exposed to heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and mercury when hazardous materials from coal ash disposal sites seep into our drinking water. The result -- increased risk of cancer, learning disabilities, birth defects and other illnesses.

Join us at an EPA hearing on September 14th in Charlotte as we stand up to industry pressure and show that Americans want strong safeguards.

DATE: Tuesday, September 14th

TIME: Morning session from 10am to 12pm, afternoon session from 1pm to 5pm, evening session from 6:30pm to 9pm or later.

WHERE: Holiday Inn Charlotte (Airport), 2707 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC 28214; Phone: (704) 394-4301 (map).
BUSES: We have buses bringing folks to Charlotte from all over North Carolina, so hop on board and stand up for your community's health. Buses coming from: Asheville, Boone, Chapel Hill, and Wilmington.  Once you sign up we'll be in touch soon with bus stop locations.

PRE-REGISTER: Reserve a time to speak with the EPA by clicking here.

CONTACT: Erica Geppi at or (704) 374-1125 with any questions, or if you are looking for a carpool, a bus, or can't make it but still want to get involved.

Do you want to be a speaker, but are unsure what to say? We're here to help!  Check out our How to Testify Guide and Hearing Script.


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