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  • Earth Day Fort Walton Beach – 2018

    JOIN US FROM 10 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. IN THE CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY 2018 SATURDAY, APRIL 28th Garnier’s Beach Park 257 Beachview Dr NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 EVENT REGISTRATON - Vendors/Exhibitors The theme for Earth Day 2018 is End Plastic Pollution. We will have vendors that will support the theme, but others that include recycling, hybrid vehicles, solar energy, water education, gardening, and more. There will be a designated kids activity area and music and art ...

    Posted at February 6, 2018 | By : | Categories : Community | 0 Comment
  • Electric Vehicles – Next Pledge

    Top Clean Cars and Trucks of 2018 - By Josh Goldman - February 2018 Some of the cleanest cars you can buy today are powered by electricity, though the emissions of an electric vehicle (EV) varies depending on where it is plugged in. Even though parts of the U.S. still partially rely on coal fired power, the average EV sold in the U.S. produces the emissions equivalent of a gas vehicle that gets 73 MPG, and ...

    Posted at October 15, 2017 | By : | Categories : Community | 0 Comment
  • Our Environmental Legacy

    From CJ's Street Report - modified On March 23, 2017, Mary GUTIERREZ, head of the local branches of Earth Ethics and Earth Action, hosted a community meeting on Northwest Florida's environmental legacy, with a look backwards and to current problems. Additional speakers were Dr. Jackie LANE, co-founder of the Friends of Perdido Bay and author of Perdido Bay Blues: The Struggle to Save Perdido Bay Black & White Edition; Dr. Gloria HORNING, Social Justice Advocate; ...

    Posted at March 28, 2017 | By : | Categories : Community | 0 Comment
  • Dakota Access Pipeline

    http://wkrg.com/2016/11/15/north-dakota-access-pipeline-demonstration-held-in-pensacola/ Great coverage from WKRG on the Pensacola Stand in Solidarity event held on November 15th. Update on Dakota Access Pipeline. https://www.ecowatch.com/standing-rock-wallace-fund-2436994680.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&ts=1496948725 In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law Ruling: Trump administration shortcut environmental review; court seeks additional briefing on whether to shut down pipeline Washington, D.C. – The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral ...

    Posted at December 29, 2016 | By : | Categories : Community | 0 Comment
  • Plastic Campaign

    Legislative Update Last session we were not successful in getting legislation passed, which would have given local governments the ability to protect their communities from the harmful impact of single use plastics, there are several communities acting on their own, including Coral Gables. Upcoming in the 2018 Legislation:  Support SB 1014/HB 6039 “Recyclable Materials” & “Auxiliary Containers” would restore home rule by repealing the preemption on local regulation of single - use plastic bags and give local governments the Ability to protect ...

    Posted at April 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Community | 0 Comment