Four films will be screened in Charlotte, Salisbury and Shelby as part of the “Coal Ash Stories” tour of six North Carolina communities.
The films include a 10-minute excerpt of a work in progress by Charlotte journalist Rhiannon Fionn.
The films will explore public health concerns, policy issues and community responses to coal ash stored by utilities. Discussion time will follow.
The Shelby screening is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cleveland County Memorial Library, 104 Howie Drive. In Salisbury, it will start at 7 p.m. March 1 at the Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W. Innes St. The Charlotte screening will start at 7 p.m. March 2 at Hattie’s Tap and Tavern, 2918 The Plaza.