Monday, January 13, 2014

Mountaintop Removal Mining Information Session and Social Event

Sierra Club Social Event
Followed by Lecture/Discussion on Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining Monday, January 20 - MLK Day
Ross Commons, 2nd Floor, 34th & Powelton, Drexel University

   6:00pm - Socializing, Food, Live Music
   7:00pm - Short Videos and Discussion
   8:30pm - Goodbye

n Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a Sierra Club social event will be held on the Drexel campus, followed by a educational session. Guest speaker, Frank Schaller, will give a short presentation, and a Sierra Club activist will lead the discussion on the impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining and what we can do about it. 

Live music will be performed by the band, Kate and Charlie, who will play popular acoustical selections. Complimentary food, beverages (non-alcoholic) and desserts will be served. Come out and enjoy this Happy Hour event celebrating the New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
282 N 34th St - Ross Commons

In addition to the Drexel Sierra Student Coalition and members of the Philadelphia Veterans Center, the general public is invited. We will ask attendees to sign a petition and encourage them to attend the Jan. 29 rally at the EPA in support of clean water regulations for regions impacted by mountain top removal mining.

Dustin White of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition Describes the Appalachian View of Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining.

Eli Schewel Explains the Conductivity Rule and Why Its Important for EPA to Adopt It

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