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Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

River Cleanup

River Clean-Up Sunday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to about 3 p.m. For years, the Sierra Club has worked with Asheville Greenworks (which provides all the equipment) to be on the French Broad River in Asheville (or perhaps the Swannanoa River) picking up trash by canoe. Kayakers can bring their own craft. Contact: Richard Kark,

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Save the Collier Wood

Sign this petition from the South Slope Preservation Coalition asking the Asheville City Council to help preserve the Collier Avenue wood, along with as many trees as possible in the proposed Coxe/Asheland development. The owner of both areas is proposing to build 5 massive structures on the lower end of Coxe and Asheland Avenues, as…

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby Asheville Chapter July Monthly Meeting

Monthly call with CCL National, speaker: Drew Jones, Co-Founder And Co-Director Of Climate Interactive
Jones is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that provides modeling for climate policies and tools, giving policy-makers a realistic view of what’s needed to contain global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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Oppose Duke Energy Rate Hike Bills

Call your NC State Representative to oppose North Carolina House Bill 624, which would allow electric monopolies to get a single regulatory approval for five years of rate hikes.

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Downtown Lunchtime Cleanup

Meet at Pritchard Park, 67 Patton Avenue. The Asheville Downtown Association is partnering with Asheville GreenWorks this cleanup as part of Earth Week.

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