Calls to Action
Calls to action from local, regional, state-level, national, and international organizations.
From Berks Gas Truth firstname.lastname@example.org – May 6, 2017
Calls to Action re:
- Birdsboro Power Plant & DTE Pipeline
- Trump’s Plan to Eviscerate Environmental Regs
- the Moratorium in the Delaware!
1. BIRDSBORO POWER PLANT/DTE PIPELINE:
- Write letters to Kelly Rossiter at DCNR calling on her to reject the Birdsboro Power LLC 105 application for transmission lines. See sample letter for address and talking points.
- Sign up on FERC website to intervene in DTE pipeline process. New Docket Number is CP17-409. See instructions for how to intervene.
- Share FB event page for May 9 call in (see below) and invite people to participate.
Tuesday, May 9:
- Write letters and call/tweet at PA DEP to call for the DEP to reject the 105 permit, as well. In addition, call on DEP to conduct a formal public participation process that involves a public hear AND public meeting on the power plant. Explain that there has been no public forum for people to learn about the project and ask questions organized by the company, the Borough, or any agency and that people in the affected areas still don’t know about the project.
Edward J. Muzic, P.E., Department of Environmental Protection
Dam Safety, Waterways & Wetlands Section
Southcentral Regional Office
909 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-8200
Monday, May 15:
- Next Birdsboro Council meeting. Contact us if you can attend.
- Scheduling public forum on power plant at a venue near Birdsboro. Please look for info and FB invite to share with networks.
2. EPA COMMENTS:
By Monday, May 15:
- President Trump’s Executive Order 13777 authorized EPA to seek public input on existing regulations that could be repealed, replaced or modified to “make them less burdensome”. Please submit comments on Regulations.gov website.
3. DRBC FRACKING MORATORIUM:
- Please share with your networks the online version of our petition.
- Please take sample municipal resolution for fracking ban to your municipal meeting and ask them to pass one of their own. Schedule with me if you want me to attend with you. See sample resolution.
Wednesday, May 17:
- The next meetings of the DRBC are May 17 at 1:30 and June 14 at 10:30. Both meetings will be held at Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA. The DRBC will take no public comments on May 17, but is asking people to comment on June 14 using an Eventbrite form. If you can attend either or both meetings, please let me know.
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