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NRV Sierra Club September Meeting

NRV Sierra Club September Meeting

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 […]

Rice Field Sunset Hike- September 10

Rice Field Sunset Hike- September 10

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 […]

Minutes for August 2014

Minutes for August 2014

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 […]

Is Appalachian Power your utility? If so, the Sierra Club needs your help!

Is Appalachian Power your utility? If so, the Sierra Club needs your help!

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 […]

NRV Sierra Club August Meeting

NRV Sierra Club August Meeting

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!

Public Listening Session Regarding Federal Clean Power Plan Proposal

Public Listening Session Regarding Federal Clean Power Plan Proposal

The Department of Environmental Quality will be holding an informal meeting on the newly proposed EPA rules. The closest location in the New River Valley is in Wytheville on July 22nd at 5:00 PM. For more information, click here. For information on other meetings around the state, please click here.

NRV Sierra Club July Meeting

NRV Sierra Club July Meeting

Wednesday, July 16 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!

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