This is a website everyone in Southern Oregon needs to see. Watch the short video for a quick oversight and explanation of what this is all about. Explore this website for ways to take action.
click here http://www.nolngexports.org
|Robyn Janssen invited you to NO LNG Exports's event|
Today, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the US Army Corps opened a 60-day public comment period for a critical permit that, if denied, could stop the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.
Oregon DEQ is responsible for deciding whether this massive fracked gas pipeline and export terminal would negatively impact the water quality in Oregon. Federal regulators cannot approve Jordan Cove LNG or the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline if the Oregon DEQ decides that the project does not comply with Oregon’s water quality standards. Fracked gas pipelines in Oregon, Maryland, and New York were stopped because state agencies denied this permit.
For the next two months, it’s up to all of us to submit comments that demonstrate that the impacts of this project would be far too devastating for the health and safety of our communities, clean water, and the local economy.
Next week we’ll send out more information about comment writing workshops across the region and information for submitting your comments to the agencies. Until then, here are three ways you can help stop the pipeline and LNG export terminal:
1. Call DEQ to ask for a longer public comment period in our communities:
DEQ has only given our communities 60-days to write comments about how this project would impact Oregon. Can you call Richard Whitman, the Director of DEQ, at (503) 229-5696, to ask for an extension of the public comment period for Jordan Cove’s Clean Water Act certification to 120-days?
2. Volunteer to help turn out people to write comments. Sign up for volunteer shifts HERE.
3. Donate HERE to help support comment workshops across the route of the pipeline.
Allie and the Rogue Climate Team
FREE FLY TYING CLASSWhen: Tuesday, May 8th 6:00pm.Where: Madrone Hill clubhouse, Gold HillWhat: All About Deer Hair.What you will need: Your vise, tools, a light, a sharp scissors, 3-0 black thread.Patterns covered: Muddler Minnow and the IrresistableMaterials needed: None. The club will provide all hooks and materials needed for each pattern.Who: All club members, guests and new tiers are welcome.
You don’t want to miss May’s SOFT meeting. A lot of our members have mentioned that working with deer hair was difficult, some even said they avoided patterns that required spun hair. This class is designed to help you overcome those difficulties and get comfortable with the techniques required to tie these very effective patterns as well others in the future. You will learn to pick the right hair, prepare, spin, and trim. There will be handouts, pattern worksheets, and an instructional video playing in the Fly Tying Theater from 5 – 6 pm. There will be at least 3 instructors on hand to answer your questions and assist you through the process. There will be live demos on the big screen for close-up views of all the techniques.So mark you calendar and set aside the evening for a very informative session with your fly tying friends. There will be coffee, treats and of course the raffle.