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July 2015

Virginia Beach Climate Activist meeting

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a climate activist meeting in Virginia Beach, come out and learn how to get involved in taking action in your community! Here are the details: What: VA Beach activist meeting with climate activists across the city. When: July 1st 7:00 PM. Where: TCC Joint Use Library, 1700 College Crescent, Building L, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Questions? Email Harrison Wallace, Hampton Roads Organizer at Harrison@chesapeakeclimate.org.

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Virginia Offshore Drilling Forum

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us July 2nd for a panel of federal, state and local elected officials on offshore drilling on the East coast. Experts Panel: Representatives from the Department of Defense (DoD), NASA and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Jonathan Henderson, Gulf Restoration Network; Ingrid Biedron, Marine Scientist, Oceana; and others! Moderator: Joel Rubin, Rubin Communications Here are the details: What: a Virginia Offshore Drilling Forum featuring a panel of political leaders and experts When: Thursday, July 2, 7pm Where:…

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Won’t pipe down: Screening and Panel Discussion

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come view the film that will stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline! The Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Rag & Bones Bicycle Co-op will be hosting a free screening and community panel discussion of ‘Wont’ Pipe Down’ – a documentary that tells the story of the people and places caught in the path of the ACP. Won’t Pipe Down is a short film that chronicles the harsh realities faced by homeowners under attack from Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline and what they’re…

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DC Play-in for Climate Action

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Air pollution isn’t just unhealthy to breathe – it threatens our children’s future. That’s why moms across the country want to see meaningful action on climate. On July 7, 2015 parents and kids from across the country will rally at Upper Senate Park in Washington, DC to call for climate action. This family-friendly protest against the air pollution that causes dangerous climate change will showcase exactly what’s at stake as temperatures and sea levels rise: our kids. Moms know that…

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Public Hearing: Crude Oil by rail in Baltimore

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On June 2nd, the Maryland Department of the Environment denied Targa Resources’ permit for crude oil to be shipped out of Baltimore.  The agency demanded more information before granting any requestions. This is a great first step, but we know this isn’t a final rejection of the terminal and crude oil is still running on the rails throughout the state, putting thousands of Marylanders at risk of explosion. Join us Wednesday July 8th, for a public hearing with the Baltimore…

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Richmond Bomb Train Vigil

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On July 9th, join us to stop oil trains in Richmond! Here are the details: WHAT: Vigil to remember those lost to exploding oil trains WHEN: Thursday, July 9th, 7PM. WHERE: Chesapeake Climate Action Network Office, 33 13th South Street, Richmond, VA 23173. Click here to RSVP On July 6, 2013, an oil train exploded in Lac Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Two years later, and big oil is pushing harder than ever to move more and more oil trains…

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DC says: No Oil Trains!

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Friday, July 10, join 350 DC and allies from around the region to stop oil trains! WHAT: Rally at the US Department of Transportation against oil trains! WHEN: Friday, July 10th, 12PM. WHERE: US Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC 20590. Click here to RSVP On July 6, 2013, an oil train exploded in Lac Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Two years later, and big oil is pushing harder than ever to move more and more oil…

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Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community Meeting

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community for their bi-weekly meeting on July 15. CCHC will be joined by a prestigious air quality researcher from West Virginia University will be talking about the air monitoring program he is helping to set up in Lusby, MD to record baselines and document the pollution coming from the Dominion site. All CCHC meetings are the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane,…

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Music for the Mountains Festival

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Come join neighbors from across the Commonwealth to enjoy “Music for the Mountains”, a festival raising funds to fight the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The day will feature the music of Trees on Fire, The Will Overman Band, The Sally Rose Band, Gene and Gayla Mills – more to be announced. Here are the details: WHAT: Concert to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. WHERE: Devil’s Backbone Brewery, Nelson County, Va. 200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, Virginia 22967. WHEN: Saturday July 18th, 4-9:30…

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