As I continue to work on this project, I am saddened by the thought that if this landfill were to come to fruition it will destroy so many lives. Today, I am even more struck that someone who gave so many years to his country, so we could all live freely in a democratic nation, … Continue reading Lives Threatened by the Landfill
This blog post was shared anonymously on January 25th with two errors which are corrected in this post. Correction #1 – Cumberland County’s lawyer is Vivian Giles; County Waste’s lawyer is LeClair Ryan. Correction #2 – the company originally referenced was Casella, the company information now listed is County Waste (article included to read). 72 Addresses. … Continue reading Property Protection Offer – Corrected
72 Addresses. 72 Homes. 72 Families… One family, with relatives living in various homes around the proposed dump site, has lived in this area for generations dating back to slave days. One family, moved here into their “forever home” to raise their young family in a rural setting. One family, moved here over two decades … Continue reading Property Protection Offer
SB1762 will be presented to committee this Tuesday, January 29th! As a refresher last Friday, January 18th, two bills (#SB1761 and #SB1762*) were submitted. Yesterday, #SB1761 was denied and this Tuesday, #SB1762 will go to the committee for vote to continue to the House. Bill #SB1762 requires a VDOT traffic Study whenever a new landfill is proposed which, if … Continue reading BILL #SB1762 – Time to use your voice!
Today is the day for you to use your voice! Bill SB1761 will be introduced tomorrow by Senator Sturtevant to the Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Committee. Bill # SB1761 – An abstract of the Bill follows: Landfill permits; adjacent locality approval. Requires that an application for a new solid waste management facility permit or … Continue reading ACTION NEEDED TODAY 1/23
Cumberland County Landfill Awareness (CCLA) held their monthly Community Townhall meeting this past Sunday. The meeting was very informative and fun! The CCLA’s Leadership Team shared the latest information, events, Mr. Bishop became an auctioneer and had the crowd laughing and worked up! Mr. Cecil Youngblood opened the meeting with a wonderful prayer before the … Continue reading Sunday’s, January 20th, Community Townhall
A major concern of the people living along the route to the proposed landfill is the safety and potential for deadly crashes on the single lane section of Route 60 in Powhatan. This is already a dangerous stretch of road and has been stated so in corridor studies done by VDOT. As estimated by the … Continue reading “Lives Threatened By The Landfill”
Rain! No snow! YES!… As we’ve been blocked by snow these past two attempts of hosting our Community Townhall Meeting, seems we will be seeing you this weekend! So glad to be able to catch up after almost two months. We have a lot of new developments to share in our efforts of putting an … Continue reading Sunday’s – January 20th Community Townhall Meeting
Postponed – Community Townhall Meeting Community Townhall Meeting is postponed to next Sunday January 20th from 3:00 to 5:00 at The Community Center located at 11 Davenport Road in Cumberland. Crazy! Snow…two months in a row! We missed seeing you last month and were hoping the weather predictions were incorrect. However, it does look like snow … Continue reading Community Townhall Postponed… Seems Like Snow!
We love our monthly Community Townhall Meetings! We get to see our neighbors, update everybody about the progress made to put a stop to the proposed mega landfill, educate about the land, historical culture of the community, participate in fundraising, eat some homemade goodies, and more! The first meeting for 2019 is scheduled for January … Continue reading January 13th – First Community Towhnall Meeting for 2019!