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Dear  <<First Name>>,


We hope you've rested up well to continue the fight to protect our eco-communities from the careless affronts that sacrifice our sacred water, air, and land. 

Learn about the threat of gold mining in Virginia. You can help stop this year’s assault on rural Buckingham, Commonwealth residents along the Virginia Gold-Pyrite Belt, and beyond.
  • Follow developments at FoB website and Face Book.
  • Comment at the Public Hearing on zoning changes of commercial prospecting, Monday, January 11, 6 pm. For how to make comments, and find information on the issues, see this post.
  • Register for this Webinar; Tuesday, January 12, 6 – 7 pm. Learn more about what you can do to take action and help stop the threat of gold mining in Virginia. 
  • Interactive map of gold drilling areas and communities impacted. Thanks to Ben Cunningham of Allegheny Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA).
  • Watch the 4 minute FoB community video below and share!
  • Watch a longer video from Earthworks, posted below: "The Dirty Truth about Modern Cyanide Gold Mining".
Thanks for keeping on!

Heidi Dhivya Berthoud
Secretary Friends of Buckingham
Stop the Gold Mine! 
What happens in Buckingham affects Virginia and beyond.
Thank you Jeff Ananda Kamen, et al.!

The Dirty Truth about Modern Cyanide Gold Mining

Bonnie Gestring, the Northwest Program Director for Earthworks, presents on modern mining techniques and their perils for the local communities and the environment.
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