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Under the BREDL banner, thousands of concerned citizens have made their mark for environmental justice. Our chapters have raised public awareness and have won many battles against environmentally damaging projects and proposals throughout the southeast.

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No Moriah Energy Center (NoMEC)

Person County
North Carolina

Neighbors Opposed to Moriah Energy Center (NoMEC) is a group of concerned citizens who live near the site of Dominion Energy’s proposed liquid natural gas (LNG) storage facility in Rougemont,…

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Pamplico Defense League

Florence County
South Carolina

The Pamplico Defense League was formed to fight a pipeline known as the River Neck to Kingsburg and also known as the Pamplico Pipeline. The proposed pipeline not only crosses…

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Pittsylvania County Preservation League

Pittsylvania County
Virginia

Pittsylvania County Preservation League was formed for the purpose of stopping the Southgate extension to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).  The extension is planned to connect to the southern terminus…

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Coalition for a Clean Dan River Region

Pittsylvania County
Virginia

The Coalition for a Clean Dan River Region was formed in 2020 by a group of concerned citizens living near the First Piedmont Landfill in Ringold, VA.  The landfill was…

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Concerned Citizens of Richmond County

Richmond County
North Carolina

Concerned Citizens of Richmond County was formed by a group of citizens who were fighting a proposed sand mining facility, as well as a wood pellet processing facility, each of…

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Piney Grove League for Change

Forsyth County
North Carolina

The Piney Grove League for Change is currently working on air quality and environmental justice issues relating to a fire that occurred at the Weaver Fertilizer Company in Winston-Salem on…

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Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment (CHASE)

Lithonia
Georgia

The Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment (CHASE) group was formed by long time civil rights activists and Lithonia residents in July 2010 when they were notified about a…

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Snow Camp Environmental Defense League (SCEDL)

Alamance County
North Carolina

Founded in the late 1700’s by Pennsylvania Quakers, Snow Camp, NC is a rural, agricultural community in Alamance County with a rich history associated with opposition to slavery and home…

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Concerned Citizens of Shell Bluff

Burke County
Georgia

Concerned Citizens of Shell Bluff was formed in 2010 to fight the expansion of a nuclear power plant.  Shell Bluff, a rural, majority-black, community in eastern Georgia, is home to…

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Chatham-Lee Environmental Action Network (formerly Environmental Lee)

Chatham and Lee Counties
North Carolina

Chatham Lee Environmental Network addresses issues in Chatham and Lee counties in North Carolina. Fracking, coal ash, forever chemicals like PFAS, and 1,4 dioxane are some of the environmental threats…