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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: 

-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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