LOCAL EVENTWHAT: RALLY: Move beyond fossil fuels -- Shift to clean, sustainable energy
WHERE: In front of the Coal-fired power plant at 3500 River Rd, Tonawanda [Map]
WHEN: 1pm - 3pm on Saturday, May 5, 2012
WEAR: Black if possible
- Alan Lockwood, accomplished Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Nuclear Medicine at UB, Director and Co-Chair of the Environmental Health Committee and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility
- Rita Yelda, anti-fracking rockstar, of Food and Water Watch. She's also the founder of WNY Drilling Defense
- Subhashni Raj, 350.org organizer from the Pacific Islands of Fiji, which are being impacted by rising sea levels, flooding, and loss of coral reefs
- Bill Nowak, a well-established pillar in the community, on behalf of the Sierra Club's Clean Energy Campaign
- Henry Raess, cycling visionary at Green Options (GO) Buffalo, to talk about green transportation alternatives
- Andrew Randazzo, organizer for 350.org's Buffalo Chapter and advocate for local citizens affected by the coal-burning plant
Link to a cool flyer is HERE.
Announcement of the event in The Buffalo News.