Justice and Witness Ministries board members witness in opposition to a U.S. Army plan to incinerate tons of neutralized nerve gas near East St. Louis, Illinois.
Members of the UCCs Justice and Witness Ministries board of directors held a public wit ness on April 20, 2002 outside of Onyx Environmental Services, a company near East St. Louis, Illinois that is planning to incinerate tons of neutralized nerve gas for the United States Army. East St. Louis is already one of the most contaminated cities in the country. Below are press statements made by Dr. Bernice Powell Jackson, Executive Minister, and the Rev. Henry T. Simmons, Board Chairperson.