CLEAN ENERGY NOW
Monday, April 21, 2008
Contact: Dan Farough
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On Earth Day, Groups Roll Out Massive Foot-Print Petition to Fight Global Warming, New Dirty Coal Plants
Groups rollout welcome mat for clean energy future, bury coal
On Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, a giant 150-foot-long petition painted with thousands of footprints will be rolled out on the Capitol steps facing Capitol Ave. The event will call on Lansing to walk away from global warming coal plants and carbon dioxide, and invest in clean energy instead. The foot-printed carpet symbolizes the thousands of Michigan citizen that have already signed a petition that calls for Gov. Jennifer Granholm to sign an executive order to cut global warming emissions from dirty coal plants.
CARPET ROLL-OUT TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING
EARTH DAY, TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008
WHO: Anne Woiwode, State Director of the Sierra Club; Becky Jo Farrington, Program Coordinator of Michigan Clean Water Action; Terry Miller of Lone Tree Council; Dan Farough, Executive Director of Progress Michigan; supporters of Earth Day; and others.
WHERE: State Capitol Building
East Steps – Facing Capitol Ave.
WHEN: Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 @ 10 a.m.