St. Rose Community One Voice
October 30, 2014
For Immediate Release
For more information contact:
Erica Bolden, Vice President, St. Rose Community One Voice., 984.722.7205
Anne Rolfes, Founding Director, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504.452.4909
WHO: St. Rose Community One Voice and the Louisiana Bucket Brigade
WHAT: Food, games for kids, information about air monitoring and more. The event is the kickoff of November as Oil Pollution Awareness Month. Please visit the event Facebook page.
WHEN: Noon – 4 pm, Saturday, November 1st
WHERE: Dupre Place - 11414 River Road
WHY: The St. Rose Community has come together since early June, when terrible odors from Shell / IMTT began to make people sick. Since that time the community has:
Louisiana has a serious pollution problem; there are an average of 6 refinery accidents per week and thousands more in the Gulf of Mexico. These accidents have serious consequences for our air, water, and health.
Join us as we celebrate the hard work of St. Rose Community One Voice to prevent pollution and hold industry responsible.