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***EPA Public Hearing in Dallas***
Sierra Club Executive Director to Join Concerned Residents of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana at Rally in Dallas For Protection from Toxic Coal Ash
WHAT: Concerned residents and local activists will be joined by Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune to rally outside the EPA Public Hearing in Dallas and tell stories about dangerous dumps and waste ponds filled with contaminated coal ash chemicals, and to call for the EPA to pass strong federal regulations protecting people from coal ash.
WHO: Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director*
WHEN: Wednesday, September 8, Press Conference: 11:00 AM
WHERE: Hyatt Regency- 300 Reunion Boulevard, Dallas – Reunion Room
*Mr. Brune will be available to the media throughout the afternoon. Please contact David Graham-Caso at 858-945-2203.
Residents from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana plan to testify before the EPA at the Dallas hearing from 10:00-12:00, 1:00-5:00 and 6:30-9:00 about the harmful effects of waste ponds filled with contaminated coal ash on human health and the environment in their neighborhoods and communities.
GREAT VISUALS, including residents waving signs and blown-up photographs of local coal ash disposal sites.
Remaining hearings include:
- Dallas, TX September 8
For more information about upcoming coal ash hearings at these sites, please contact David Graham-Caso at 858-945-2203 or visit www.sierraclub.org/coalash.
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