North Carolina March for Justice

Event Details

  • Date: 2019-11-16 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Location: Open field on Red Springs Road across from United by Faith Church
  • Host: Appalachian Voices, Friends of the Earth U.S., NC Alliance To Protect Our People And The Places We Live, NC Climate Solutions Coalition
  • Address: 171 Doc Henderson Road, Maxton, North Carolina 28364, US
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Information

What: Statewide action to stop the liquid natural gas (LNG) storage facility in Robeson County, NC
When: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10-4 PM
Where: Open field on Red Springs Road across from United by Faith Church (171 Doc Henderson Road, Maxton, NC)

We will march to the LNG site and return and carpool back for the celebration of our sacred lands and waters.

“The billion cubic foot, Liquefied Natural Gas storage and processing facility is part of a massive and harmful fossil fuel infrastructure build-out in Robeson County – all located in an 8-mile radius of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline terminus in Prospect. The LNG facility is also 4 miles from Maxton, a predominately African American town. The need for new natural gas infrastructure is unsubstantiated according to the NC Department of Environmental Quality, which stated recently, “The cost of renewable energy resources is rapidly declining, and the economics now favor utility-scale solar and onshore wind plus storage over construction of natural gas infrastructure” (NC Department of Environmental Quality Comments to FERC on Mountain Valley Pipeline Expansion, September 16, 2019).

Join individuals and organizations who oppose the expansion of harmful, carbon-based, natural gas production and who promote a clean, renewable energy future and job growth across North Carolina.

Additional Information

Meet at the open field on Red Springs Road across from United by Faith Church.

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