We continue to insist the Buckingham supervisors adopt the rights-based freedom from toxic trespass ordinance now! Don’t rely on the state to ban new gold mining! Check out all the links below. Inform yourself and speak up to protect our water, air, land, our children.

Board of Supervisors Meeting
Monday September 12, 6 pm (Second Mondays)
Next: October 11, 2022
Sign up to comment 5:30-5:55 pm
Buckingham County Administration Building
13360 W James Anderson Hwy, Buckingham, VA 23921

Can’t make it in person or at that time? Watch the 9/12/2022 meeting on YouTube. Public comments are close to the beginning, (6 pm).

Buckingham County website links: Administration – Meetings, Agenda, Packet, Video (current and past).



Watch August 8 meeting. The metallic mining ordinance update was item “O” on the agenda. The packet had a 4 page discussion of this agenda item on page 510 of 520! Read our partnered review of that meeting, with published comments here. Listen to our comments in the beginning of the meeting.



Watch the recording of the neighborhood meeting where Ben Price, of CELDF answers our questions: Why adopt a rights-based ordinance to protect our freedom from toxic trespass?  August 27, 2022 at Union Grove Baptist Church, Buckingham, VA.  Ben helped us write the ordinance, and many other communities across the country.



For articles supporting this rights-based approach claiming our rights to local decision making and not to be poisoned, read on:

Wouldn’t You Say? – Municipal Maze

Wouldn’t You Say? – Community Self-Government

Wouldn’t You Say? – Property


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