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Fri Dec 15   10 -12 -  Maryland Climate Change Commission:  Mitigation Working Group - MDE, Baltimore. Open to public and some time allotted for public comment.  
Call in info  here.  

Fri Dec 15  1:30-4 pm  "The State of the Grid"  an invitation from Marylanders for Energy Democracy and Affordability (MEDA) to action with advocates to ensure  a customer-centered, affordable, reliable, and environmentally-friendly electricity system in our state.  Details:  Free event at:
William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, University of Baltimore, 11 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, Md.  Parking info here.

Tues Dec 19, 7 p.m.  Say NO to the  Potomac Pipeline - Hearing in  Hancock MD.  At this hearing, MDE will hear from Marylanders to inform their decision about whether to approve or deny the 401 Waterways Permit under the Clean Water Act. Denying the 401 permit would stop the construction of this pipeline in its tracks, and is the best way for Governor Hogan and MDE to protect our drinking water!  Join us to stand united to say NO to the Potomac Pipeline. This is a critical moment to stop the Potomac Pipeline, show up and speak/up!  Location: Hancock Middle/High School, 289 West Main Street, Hancock MD
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Tues Jan 2, 2017  HoCoClimateAction Advocacy New Year's Celebration.  Bubbly provided.  All are invited to contribute both  hearty appetizers and zest to celebrate 2016 successes  - the Maryland Fracking Ban and more.  And we will be looking forward to the many climate challenges and opportunities in 2018!  rsvp to

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 10:30 am  - First Day of Maryland Legislature - Clean Energy Jobs Campaign - Rally for #ClimateAction.  Rally on Lawyers Mall in Annapolis MD  by Clean Energy Jobs coalition to call on Maryland’s elected officials to double the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy to 50% renewable electricity by 2030.   Rally info and sign up-

Tues Jan 16, 2018, 7 pm  -  100% Renewables by 2035 and a cleaner "clean energy" standard in MD - presentations by Food and Water Watch of MD, and  the Energy Justice Network  at a library in Columbia.  Save the date.

Wed Jan 17, 2018  Hearing on Gas Turbine Power Plant, Denton MD, a project of North Caroline based Spectrum Energy .  Save the date.  Info

Thurs Jan 18 - Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit in Annapolis -'
Workshop 12-3,  Summit 4-6 pm.  Hear from advocates and elected officials about Maryland's environmental legislative priorities.  Ticket here.
Location:  Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD