Monday, May 11, 2015

2nd Quarter of 2015 Events

Green Army Lobby Day: When: Thursday, May 14, 2015, starting at 9 a.m.
Where: State Capitol

What:   A number of environmental organizations will be gathering in the Capitol Rotunda to share our concerns with our legislators. For more information, please go to

Of particular interest are HB 180, the Safe Schools Act (preventing schools from being located on top of hazardous sites); HB 590, a bill to require monitoring for pollutants along the perimeters of industrial sites; HB 745, the Water Governance Reform Act; SB 214, Solar Purchase Restrictions; and HB 597, a bill allowing self audit by industry.

2015 Legislation & the Environment
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Where: The Backpacker
What:  David Brown, local attorney & lobbyist for the Delta Chapter of the Sierra Club will come discuss important legislation still pending.  He will also share with you his insight on the workings of the Legislature & tips on connecting with your legislator
Paddle on the Manchac
When:   9 .m., Saturday, June 6, 2015
Where:  TBD
What:  Nathaniel Klumb will guide us as we put in at a site in Highland Road Park & take a leisurely paddle shaded by a wonderful tree canopy.  More info will be forthcoming.  If you need a canoe or kayak, please contact me at

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