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“Among the most important issues today are tackling climate change and transitioning rapidly to a new energy economy that is based on conservation, efficiency, and clean energy.  Our Center joined KySEA to be a part of a network of individuals and groups using their combined resources and voice to effect legislative change in Kentucky. We believe all citizens and the Commonwealth will benefit from a clean energy future that will strengthen the  economy, protect the environment, improve health, and create jobs.”  - Nancy Givens

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The Potential For Clean Energy in Kentucky

by Nancy Reinhart — last modified Jan 07, 2011 08:55 AM

Posted by Cumberland Chapter Sierra Club

Join us for a presentation about the potential for clean energy in Kentucky!

Tuesday January, 18, 7:00pm at the Clifton Center in Louisville

Please join us for our inaugural meeting of 2011 as we hear about the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance, KySEA (www.kysea.org).  The Sierra Club is a founding member of this Alliance, which has become a broad coalition of organizations and businesses working to advance sustainable energy policies and practices in our state.  Besides the Sierra Club, the coalition includes groups such as Community Farm Alliance, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, Mountain Area Community Economic Development, and Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light.

Wallace McMullen, Greater Louisville Sierra Club's Conservation Chair, will fill us in on KSEA and how the ideas and initiatives are developing to take concerted action together for a more prosperous and environmental Kentucky.

The Ky Sustainable Energy Alliance mission is drawn from these questions:  What are the best energy policies for Kentucky?  How can they be implemented?  What will get our elected State officials to listen?

Wallace will provide the most up-to-date answers, tell us what the current state of play is with the KySEA initiatives, and suggest what we can all do.

Our meeting is at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 18th, at the Clifton Center (www.cliftoncenter.org).  It is free and open to the public. Start the year off with an informative program on how we can work together to create a healthier, sustainable energy future for Kentucky.

For more information contact Steve Henry, daddytcb@bellsouth.net, or Wallace McMullen, mcmulw@bellsouth.net

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