While the governors of northeastern states meet with the premiers of the eastern Canadian provinces in a conference sponsored by big energy corporations in Stowe, community activists and experts will discuss the perils fracked gas pipelines, mega-dams and their associated long-distance transmission lines, nuclear power, biofuels, tar sands and other false climate solutions, and propose just and sustainable energy alternatives.
Sunday, August 12, 5 – 7 pm. Free.
Waterbury Congregational Church
8 North Main Street (at the top of Bank Hill) Waterbury, VT
Sponsored by Toxics Action Center, Vermont Sierra Club, Sierra Club Maine, North American Megadam Resistance Alliance, Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Alliance, Institute for Social Ecology, Grand Riverkeeper Labrador, Labrador Land Protectors, New Community Project, Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project, Rights and Democracy, Central Vermont Climate Action, Vermont Climate Union, 350 VT
It’ll be a panel of @ 4 speakers; invitees include Rachel Smolker, an indigenous speaker fighting Canadian dams (via Skype), Geoff Gardner on pipelines and corporate influence and folks talking on the Maine power line 5-10 min. comments followed by lots of q&a is the proposed format.
Monday we will have a press conference.
8/12-8/14 the governor’s and premieres will be meeting at Stowe Mountain resort.
Learn more at: https://www.negecp.org/