People in the New River Valley are organizing to stop what is known as the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Our upcoming Sierra Club group’s October meeting (October 15, 7:00 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg) will be devoted to discussing how we can best help. Continue reading below to learn about the proposed pipeline and how […]
Sierra Club Meeting Minutes Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg, VA 7:00 pm September 17, 2014 Delegate Yost is submitting legislation for hemp farming. It was asked if anyone was interested in helping with this. Kayla and Lucas said they were. We need to have elections at the November meeting for the executive committee. The nominating committee will […]
Wednesday, September 17 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month we will have a Citizen Lobbyist Workshop. Want to have a bigger say in how Virginia is governed? If you are interested in talking to your elected […]
NRV Sierra Sunset Hike to the Rice Field, Wednesday, September 10. Moderate, ~5 miles round trip. We will hike north on the Appalachian Trail from where it crosses Pocahontas Rd., past the Rice Field Shelter to the viewpoint, arriving at sunset. The moon will be just past full, but bring a flashlight or headlamp for […]
Present: Bruce Grimes, Elizabeth McCommon, Jessica Bennett, Barbara Valenza, Sal Valenza, Mary Ratliff, Tom Hoffman, Susan Gaskins, Larry Bernath, Phyllis Albritton It was announced that the Steppin’ Out booth signed up new members and got some new speakers. If anyone has articles for the newsletter, please get them to Maria ASAP. There is a “Don’t […]
Appalachian Power is seeking approval from the State Corporation Commission to “tax the sun.” AEP wants to collect a monthly tax from utility customers who have installed solar panels on their property. Dominion already collects a $50/ month tax on larger home solar systems, and AEP is seeking to replicate this tax in their service […]
Wednesday, August 20 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month’s meeting will be a discussion of upcoming events and local environmental issues. Hope to see you there!