A forum on Climate Change legislation in Olympia will be held on Saturday morning, January 31 at Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N in the Wallingford neighborhood.
The forum will provide you with information regarding the bills supported by the Environmental Priorities Coalition and will give you an opportunity to get answers to your questions. Action training to learn just how to best influence your legislators will be included. The forum begins at 9 am and runs until 11:30.
Sasha Pollack, with the Washington Environmental Council (WEC), will describe the proposed Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which will put a price on carbon and require large polluters to pay, and the Clean Fuels standards, which will reduce the carbon content of gasoline. Rebecca Ponzio, with the WEC, will describe the proposed Oil Train Safety bill. Brenna Davis, from Virginia Mason Hospital, will provide a business perspective and Mauricio Ayon, from Washington Community Action Network, will give a perspective of the effects on low-income and marginally-employed families.
A wide range of environmental and political organizations will be present at the event. These include the Northwest Energy Coalition, which will have information on energy efficiency and alternative energy legislation, and the Sierra Club, which will have information on proposed coal trains bills. Sponsors of the event include the 43rd District Democrats Environmental Caucus, the Washington Environmental Council, 350 Seattle.org, The Metropolitan Democratic Club and Climate Solutions.
Legislative Climate Action Forum
Saturday, January 31, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Keystone Congregational Church,
5019 Keystone Place N
Wallingford neighborhood, Seattle
For more information visit http://environmentalpriorities.org