Agenda for Sept. 20, 2018

9.20.18, 6pm
Blue Scorcher Bakery and Cafe

  1. Introductions – 5 min
  1. Announcements – 5
  1. Leadership of CREATE – 10
  1. Fossil Fuel Updates (in order of proximity) – 25
    1. Kalama Methanol – comment period expected soon
    2. Port Westward – Waterside/Next Energy proposal for new biorefinery/LPG project
    3. Rezoning Farmland at Port Westward – LUBA Hearing moved to 11/1/18
    4. Tar Sands export on Columbia River – Happening in Portland, at odds with Astoria Oil Train Resolution
    5. Tacoma LNG – Hearing on 10/30 with the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
    6. Jordan Cove LNG – EFSC Hearing canceled in Coos Bay
  1. Forestry Updates – 10
  1. Astoria Plastic Bag Ban – – 10
  1. Discussion – 40
    1. What might we do to help get out the vote in November
    2. We’ve had success saying “no” to fossil fuel projects.  How can we also speak out for renewable energy?
    3. Where and how can we be most effective in defending the estuary and the river?
    4. What do you want from CREATE?

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