|Fwd: PUC Meeting on Sherco 12.5||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)|
|Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2013 22:15:36 -0800 (PST)|
Yo 3C'ers! I got this notice from MNIPL/Be the Spark. I plan to attend the briefing & prep night at the Sierra Club's office. I'd also like to attend the PUC Public Hearing. Because I'm a bus-dependent night owl, that is more problematic; it would be helpful if another CCC member (or more) would be willing to go and give me a lift. Send me an email if you're the one. Thanks. Scott Jackson sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Joy Throm <joyeth [at] gmail.com> Date: Sun, Dec 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM Subject: Re: PUC Meeting on Sherco 12.5 To: Julia Nerbonne <julia [at] mnipl.org> Cc: Kathy Hollander <kath77holl77 [at] gmail.com>, " be-the-spark-fall-2013 [at] googlegroups.com" < be-the-spark-fall-2013 [at] googlegroups.com> Hi, we have our board meeting followed by our fundraiser. I hope you all can join is on Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00. Our web site has the details. On Sunday, December 1, 2013, Julia Nerbonne wrote: > Thanks for sending this out! MNIPL has submitted a letter, and we > requested to testify, but I'm assuming we will not be on that list. > > > If anyone from this group does plan to attend, let me know. I'd be happy > to chat about what you might expect and ask a few favors from you in terms > of reporting back to us. I'm hoping to go, but also have a board meeting > that day. I'd like to make sure we get the story back to our base about > this important meeting. > > :) Julia > > > On Sun, Dec 1, 2013 at 8:08 PM, Kathy Hollander <kath77holl77 [at] > gmail.com>wrote: > > This is an example of an important Minnesota Public Utilities Commission > meeting that the public can attend to symbolically show how important > climate change is to us - the Sherco 1 and 2 coal fired electrical power > plants are the #1 emitters of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in > Minnesota. Fresh Energy, Sierra Club and other environmental organizations > are working hard to get Xcel Energy to plan on closing these plants by > 2020. We can support their efforts by attending the meeting (Thursday Dec 5 > 9:30- on) . Ten people will be speaking - I believe Will Steger will be > among them. > > Kathy Hollander, Be the Spark Particpant > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: *Jessica Tritsch* <jessica.tritsch [at] sierraclub.org> > Date: Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 12:32 PM > Subject: PUC Meeting on Sherco 12.5 > To: kath77holl77 [at] gmail.com > > On Thursday, December 5th the PUC is accepting public comment on the > Sherco 1&2 Retirement Study and will be making important decisions on the > future of the Sherco 1&2 coal units.* The meeting is scheduled to begin > at 9:30 a.m. *Although the Sherco study is not the first item on the > agenda (attached), none of the other issues are controversial, so they > should move fairly quickly. And since there is an opportunity for public > comment, we expect some opponents to attend and we want to make sure we are > well represented. > > Sierra Club will also be holding a *Briefing & Prep Night for the hearing > on Tuesday, December 3rd* at 6:30 p.m. at the Sierra Club office (2327 E > Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55406). We'll go over what to expect at the > hearing, give talking points for those signed up to speak, make sure > everyone has the Beyond Coal buttons/stickers they need, and do final > recruitment for the hearing. We'll also have pizza! > > *Please respond yes or no to the questions below:* > > > > *1) I can confirm I am able to attend the PUC Meeting on December 5th at > 9:30 a.m.* > *2) I can attend the Briefing & Prep Night on December 3rd @ 6:30 p.m.* > > It is very important that we fill the room next Thursday to show our > support for moving beyond coal in Minnesota. Although this won't be a final > decision on replacing the Sherco 1&2 coal units, the decisions made on > Thursday could move us closer! Please help us spread the word with the > announcement below. > > > > *DETAILS TO SHARE*Please join us! Next Thursday, December 5th, the > Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is scheduled to make decisions > on Xcel Energy's Sherco 1&2 study that looked at whether or not to install > pollution controls or retire/replace Sherco Units > 1&2.<https://content.sierraclub.org/coal/sites/content.sierraclub.org.coal/files/docs/440_SHERCO%20FctSht_03_low_0.pdf> > According > to Xcel's study, with even modest costs for carbon pollution it's clear > Xcel should plan to retire/replace these units. > > *WHAT:* Public Hearing Xcel's Sherco 1&2 Replacement Study > *WHEN:* Thursday, December 5 at 9:30 a.m. > > -- Joy T. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Be The Spark Fall 2013" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to be-the-spark-fall-2013+unsubscribe [at] googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.
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