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4137Chicago Greens Press Release - Upcoming Public Programs and Meeting

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  • Charles Paidock
    Aug 30, 2013

    Chicago Greens -

    MEETING:  :the next monthly meeting will be on Sunday, September 8th, from 2-4:00 PM at 1325 S. Wabash, Room 105

    http://www.illinoisgreens.org/

    Press Release
    August 14, 2013
    Information:   Charles Paidock (312) 714-7790 cpaidock@...
    Chicago Greens Present 3 Upcoming Ecological Programs
    Open to the Public - programs are bi-weekly - each 2 weeks apart

    The Chicago Greens will be presenting three (3) upcoming programs, open to the public, to stimulate discussion and increase awareness of current ecological issues.  Each program will be presented on a Saturday evening, starting at 8:00 PM, at the College of Complexes, a weekly free speech forum on social issues and current events.  The programs will be at the Lincoln Restaurant, 4008 N. Lincoln Avenue, in Chicago (Irving Park and Damen).  A donation of $3.00 is requested to help defray costs, with a request by the restaurant for a food/drink purchase.  No advance registration is required.  Free parking is available, and the location is one (1) block from the Irving Park Station on the CTA Brown Line.

    The programs are:

     August 31st

    Debate:  Thorium Powered Molten Salt Reactors:  A Solution to US Energy Needs, or Just Another Nuclear Boondoggle?  The debate will be between Dennis Nelson, VP, of NEIS, the Nuclear Energy Information Service, vs. John Kutsch, Director, T.E.A., Thorium Energy Alliance
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    September 14th
    Obama’s New Energy Plan, Keystone Pipeline, Fracking, Etc.
    L.P. Anderson of the Northwest Information Service:  “Obama is intending to introduce a series of executive actions, which do no need Congress’ approval to be made into law.  These measures will reportedly include tighter regulation of coal-fired power plants, increased energy efficiency standards and the promotion of renewable energy on public lands.

     September 28th

    Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, a Powerpoint Presentation
    Mariyana Spyropoulos, Commissioner, will present a powerpoint presentation on the current operations of this important government operation.  Of particular concern are efforts to privatize Chicago’s water supply.

     Information on the College of Complexes is available at:  www.collegeofcomplexes.org