Environment

Pipeline Safety Advisory Board Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

City:

Join the Sierra Club and Oil and Water Don't Mix on Monday August 6th for the quarterly Pipeline Safety Advisory Board. Attend and give Public Comment to tell the Board to listen to the evidence and protect the Great Lakes. Michigan does NOT need Line 5!

There will be time for comment from the general public. Those wishing to make comments must register at the sign-in table.

Location: 
7501 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-1130, United States

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Discussion About the Risk of Line 5

Date: 
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Includes a short video "Line 5, Part Two: Political Options".

https://www.facebook.com/events/254789738461472/

Location: 
Bois Blanc Island, Wagner Room, Fire Hall

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Food Waste & Packaging Policy Action Team Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Aug 20, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am

City:

Meetings are open to the public and are held from 8:30am-10am. Meeting location: Washtenaw County Administration Building, Lower Small Conference Room 0105, 200 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

https://www.facebook.com/events/425079874668375/

Location: 
Washtenaw County Administration Building, Lower Small Conference Room 0105, 200 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Oil out of Water, Upton out of Office

Date: 
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

City:

In 2010, one of the largest inland oil spills in US history impacted Kalamazoo County when Enbridge’s Line 6B ruptured, spewing nearly 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River. People were forced to evacuate their homes, jobs were lost, ecosystems were destroyed, and the safety of our water was threatened.

Location: 
Downtown Kalamazoo (TBD)

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G.O.A.T. Vegan Meet-Up

Date: 
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

Come get your roll on and enjoy delicious vegan food! All are welcome, whether you're already vegan or just curious about veganism!
$5 admission includes skate rental!

https://www.facebook.com/events/208942416403117/

Location: 
Kentwood Fun Spot
Address: 
14 52nd St SE, Kentwood, Michigan 49548

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Lansing March To #RetireLine5

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

City:

This is the last final March for the week! We will meet at the Capital and March around the area to the MDEQ, and there offices.
#RetireLine5

Needs:
Speakers
Coolers - Drinks
Even more signs and people!

Main Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/234117957196471/?ti=cl

https://www.facebook.com/events/891452851041493/

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol

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The People's Hearing on Cars and Climate

Date: 
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

RSVP here: https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000002AyKfQAK#

Transportation is the largest and fastest growing source of carbon pollution in the United States. Our cars and pickup trucks account for 47 percent of oil used in the United States and nearly one third of our greenhouse gas emissions.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons: 4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit MI 48201 US

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Grand Rapids March For #RetireLine5

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

We will be Marching to #RetireLine5 and this would be the 4th March of the week! Last one for the week before Lansing! We will be meeting at the Calder Plaza and be walking to Ah-Nah-Awen Park, across the bridge!

Needs:
Speakers!
Cooler - drinks
Signs and people!

Main Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/234117957196471/?ti=cl

https://www.facebook.com/events/1608112219314595/

Location: 
Calder Plaza (La Grand Vitesse)

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March For #RetireLine5

Date: 
Mon, Jul 16, 2018 - 11:00am to Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

There will be marches throughout the week of July 16-19 to #ShutDownLine5 and speakers. Looking to march a mile or 2 miles. Please come out and March with us! Links are available for separate events!

Locations:
Mackinaw City 7/16
https://www.facebook.com/events/2026544830994021/?ti=cl

Petoskey 7/17
https://www.facebook.com/events/1544889745615068/?ti=cl

Location: 
Michigan

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Kent County Candidate Forum

Date: 
Thu, Jun 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Come meet and talk with our Michigan Legislature candidates. At this FREE, non-partisan forum, ask about state and local environmental issues that matter to you. This event is intended to educate you on your candidates’ environmental views; it is not part of any endorsement process. Former Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell will host this free event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/663714113966156/

Location: 
Dominican Center at Marywood
Address: 
2025 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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