We'll need as many clean air advocates as possible to submit comments in support of the proposed adoption of the LEV III CA Clean Cars Program and to also urge the Department to do more to protect air quality and climate stability by also adopting the ZEV standards. The Public Comment Period is open until October 8th at 4pm. Email comments to Division of Air Quality at Deanna.firstname.lastname@example.org OR Lisa Vest, hearing officer at email@example.com, With the Subject Line: “Public Comments – 7 DE Admin C 1140”.
From The News Journal, by Jeff Montgomery (Sept 17, 2013)
The Sierra Club’s national organization today named Middletown-area resident Debbie M. Heaton winner of the group’s 2013 William E. Colby Award, one of its top volunteer honors and an award that recognizes “outstanding leadership, dedication and service.”
Heaton, 55, was a longtime committee chairwoman with Sierra’s Delaware Chapter as well as an active leader nationally, and is a former director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy in Delaware.
Special Book Club Sea Level Rise Awareness Week Book Club:
We will be reading Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 by John Berry.
Mark your calendars now for Thursday, September 19th at 6:00pm. We meet on the topmost floor of the DuPont Environmental Education Center in the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge on the Wilmington Riverfront 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE.
Delaware chapter members and residents of the City of Newark are jointly opposing a power plant that has been planned for more than a year. The chapter first learned about this project when we were invited to a meeting by The Data Centers LLC on June 6, 2013, where we were asked to endorse the project.