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July 22 | Minnesota citizens’ hearing on the Clean Power Plan

girl with a dandelionThe Environmental Protection Agency is now taking public comment on its Clean Power Plan, which establishes the nation’s first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. These coal-burning power plants are Minnesota’s—and the United States’—biggest cause of global warming.

Join Minnesota leaders and citizens at the state Capitol to show your support for this crucial step forward in setting responsible limits on carbon pollution from coal plants.

Tuesday, July 22 | 10:00AM—12:00PM
State Office Building
Room 400 North
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55115

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

PANELISTS

J. Drake Hamilton, Moderator
Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy

Senator John Marty

Chair, Minnesota Senate Environment and Energy Committee

Mona Meyer
Minnesota State Council President, Communications Workers of America

Shanelle Evens Montana
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, EDF Renewable Energy

Jake Spano
City Council Member, Saint Louis Park

AGENDA

10:00AM—10:30AM: Remarks from panelists
10:30AM—12:00PM: Public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency from attendees

People wishing to comment will have up to three minutes to do so; your comments will be recorded and submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency. Participants will also have opportunities to sign written comment cards. See a sample comment here. Minnesotans who cannot participate on July 22 can send in a comment on our comment page.

Join Minnesota leaders and citizens at the state Capitol to submit your comment and show your support for the Clean Power Plan.

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