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On Feb. 20, the Maryland Public Service Commission will begin reviewing permits for Dominion's $3.8 billion fracked-gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay. Join hundreds -- from the fracking fields of Pennsylvania to the Western mountains of Maryland to the DC suburbs and the Eastern Shore -- to show that people across our region want clean energy and safe communities, not a mega-facility for exporting dirty fracked gas. SIGN UP here
and indicate if you want to ride a bus to the rally. A Baltimore Sun
article highlights Cove Point safety concerns
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Maryland & DC Events
Fracking Worth Its Weight In Gas?
Monday, Jan. 27, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Mount Airy
Weighing the Moral Consequences of Fracking in Maryland and Beyond, with Lisa Bardack. Details
State Of The Union Keystone XL Action
Public Attitudes About Climate Change
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11:30 a.m., DC
Join activists in Washington, DC, as we gather to send a message to President Obama: This State of the Union, Reject Keystone XL. Details
and Clean Energy
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3 - 4:30 p.m., DC
2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Free and open to the public. Details
RSVP or watch webcast
Rally on 4th Anniversary of 'Citizens United'
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m.
Lawyers Mall, Annapolis
Join the rally for a constitutional amendment to overturn "Citizens United" and get corporate money out of politics. Fossil fuel companies are subsidizing political campaigns in return for public subsidies and favorable regulations for oil, gas and coal. We need to get this dirty money out of politics. Sponsored by Get Money Out - Maryland (GMOM)
to carpool to Annapolis for the rally and stay for the 5:30 p.m. Environmental Legislative Summit.
20th Annual CCE Legislative Summit
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Annapolis
At the annual summit of the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, hear from legislative leaders and advocates about priorities for the 2014 General Assembly session, including fracking, clean energy standards (RPS) and more. Details here
. Email HoCoClimateChange@gmail.com
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Steingraber
Thursday, Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m.
, Loyola University
Sandra Steingraber -- a biologist, environmental writer, fractivist
and poet -- has been called “the new Rachel Carson.” Details
for additional events.
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