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6/1 10-Noon DC's energy future - public meeting this Saturday - CPPWG

From: Philo C.
Sent on: Thursday, May 30, 2013 4:28 PM
NOTE:  The Architect of the Capitol "AOC", proposes to get a DC permit to burn more coal at the Capitol Hill Power Plant in a populated neighborhood south of the House Office Building, South Capital Street and New Jersey Avenue SE.  CPPWG is the Capitol Power Plant Working Group, of the Sierra Club and others.
Getting the AOC to stop burning coal was the object of a direct action, with national and local involvment and direct protest, i.e. blocking the plant gates, in 2011, which led to a statement by then House Speaker Pelosi that coal burning would be minimized. Boehner is now House Speaker.  The Saturday program with be about many issues, not just the Capitol Power Plant.
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From: Jim Dougherty <[address removed]>
Date: Thu, May 30, 2013 at 12:13 PM
Subject: CPPWG Fwd: DC's energy future - public meeting this Saturday
To: [address removed]
Does anyone want to listen or speak to DDOE about DC's energy future?
They are sponsoring a public forum this Saturday from 10-12.This would be an ideal venue for explaining that burning coal in the City is not a sustainable practice.
James B. Dougherty, Conservation Chair
D.C. Chapter, Sierra Club
709 3rd St. SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
[masked] (office) [masked] (mob)  www.jimdougherty.net
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From: Irv Sheffey, Sierra Club <[address removed]>
To: jimdougherty <[address removed]>
Sent: Wed, May 29,[masked]:29 am
Subject: DC's energy future


Dear Jim,
Show your support for clean energy in D.C.!
Sign up!
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Do you want to help make D.C. one of the most sustainable cities in the nation and a leader in clean energy? Now's your chance! 
D.C. is developing its energy plan for the next five years -- also known as "EnergySmart DC" -- and the District Department of the Environment is hosting a public forum this coming Saturday, June 1.1 They'll be relying on our feedback to draft an energy plan that reflects community needs. You can help make sure public officials and planners know that D.C. residents want to live in a city that's a leader for clean energy and climate protection. 
Event Details:
WHO: Anyone interested in bringing more clean energy to D.C.
WHAT: EnergySmart DC Community Meeting
WHEN: Saturday June 1, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Watha Daniel - Shaw Library,[masked]th St NW (map)
RSVP: http://action.sierraclub.org/DCEnergy

Questions? contact Irv Sheffey at [address removed]
Let the District hear from you! To quote civil rights icon and Congressional Representative John Lewis "If not us, then who? If not now, then when?" I look forward to seeing you Saturday!
Thanks for all you do to protect the environment,

Irv Sheffey
Organizer, Environmental Justice  & Community Partnership Program
Sierra Club
P.S. After you take action, be sure to forward this alert to your friends and colleagues!

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