Dozens of Marylanders and Elected Officials Gather For Introduction of Urgent 100% Renewable Energy State Bill

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Dozens of Marylanders and Elected Officials Gather For Introduction of Urgent 100% Renewable Energy State Bill

Delegate Shane Robinson to Announce Historic Environmental Legislation for 2018 Session

WASHINGTON - On Thursday, August 24th, at noon Marylanders will meet in Baltimore’s Federal Hill Park to call for 100% renewable energy by 2035. Delegate Shane Robinson will announce plans to introduce legislation that will move Maryland to 100% clean energy by 2035 by replacing problematic state renewable portfolio standards with clean energy mandates and incentivizing the development of in-state clean energy generation.

In order to protect Maryland from the devastating impacts of climate change, we must end our reliance on fossil fuels and ensure a just transition to 100% clean, renewable energy as soon as possible.

What: Rally and Press Conference for a 100% Renewable Maryland by 2035

When: Thursday, August 24th from 12:00 - 1:00 PM 

Who: Speakers will include: 


Naomi Klein Block


-Rianna Eckel, Maryland Organizer, Food & Water Watch 
-Delegate Eric Luedtke, District 14 
-Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18 
-Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39 
-Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper 
-Mike Hersh, Communications Director, Progressive Democrats of America 

Where: Federal Hill Park, 300 Warren Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 

Directions: We will gather behind the flagpole at the northern edge of the park, above Key Highway 

Visuals: Dozens of activists with banners and posters calling for swift action on climate change with Inner Harbor skyline behind them

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Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organization that works to ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat and drink.

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