Oct. 29: Citizens’ Climate Hearing in Asheville

carbonlimitsIn September, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed limits on carbon dioxide (CO2) from new fossil fuel power plants  and is now collecting comments from the public.

Limiting pollution from fossil fuels like coal and natural gas will reduce the threat of climate disruption that is causing extreme weather events, droughts and wildfires.

Unfortunately, the EPA’s only public listening session in the Southeast is in Atlanta. As an alternative to attending an official EPA hearing, communities across the country will hold “Citizens’ Hearings” and all comments will be recorded and sent to the agency as an official public record.

WNCA, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and Sierra Club have joined with The Cathedral of All Souls in Biltmore Village to host a Citizens’ Climate Hearing from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the cathedral (9 Swan St.) to give North Carolinians and other Southeastern residents the opportunity to speak to the EPA in support of carbon limits on new power plants.

Click HERE for more information about the rule.

Click HERE for more details on this event.

We hope to see you there!


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