Your Chance To Ask McDonnell, “How Clean Is Too Clean?”

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    You’ve probably been following the McDonnell administration’s attacks on the environment over the past eight months. They’ve advocated for drilling off our coast, proposed closing five state parks, tried to cut funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration by over $11 million and seem to want every square inch of the commonwealth paved for yet another road. Just last week McDonnell’s Secretary of Natural Resources stated that the EPA was requiring the state of Virginia to make the James River too clean. So just how clean is too clean?

    Now’s our chance to tell the Governor directly that we reject his vision for Virginia. The Governor is holding eight town halls across Virginia this month to include this upcoming meeting in Norfolk.

    McDonnell’s Townhall Meeting in Norfolk

    Monday, August 9, 2010, 7:00pm-8:30pm

    Old Dominion University, Webb University Center, 4201 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk

    We need to show up in force and question the Governor on his environmental plan. In order to make these town halls as effective as possible we’ve scheduled regional conference calls for our members and activists to join for an issues and tactics briefing.

    The Sierra Club Teleforum for Norfolk is scheduled for tonight, Thursday, August 5 at 7 PM. Email eileen.levandoski@sierraclub.org for conference call instructions.

    Click here for our talking points and suggested questions to make this super easy, but don’t hesitate to come up with your own issues to share with the Governor.

    Click here to RSVP for the Monday’s Town Hall.