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July Newsletter

Enjoy the Clean Power Coalition's July newsletter! Read below for information on our upcoming Ride for Renewables bike event, a status update on the air monitoring project, and the latest in coal dust news from Oak Creek and beyond.

Join the Ride for Renewables!

The Clean Power Coalition is excited to announce our next event, the 2018 Ride for Renewables, on Saturday, August 11th! The event, which is co-hosted by the Sierra Club, is a group bike ride designed to highlight the dirty nature of coal and the importance of switching to clean energy. The ride will begin at 3 PM and last about an hour and a half, with a total length of around 6 miles round trip. Kids are welcome to join for this event!
Starting at the 7 Mile Road bike path entrance in Caledonia (just East of the intersection of 7 Mile Road and Hwy 32), we'll bike together around the Oak Creek power plant, hearing from impacted residents along the way. After the ride, there will be pizza at the Eco-Justice Center for anyone who would like to stick around for Bonk in the Barn, a poetry and musical performance, which begins at 6 PM. Interested in participating in the bike ride? Click the blue button below to sign up!
Click here to sign up!

Coal dust continues to plague Oak Creek

Despite claims by We Energies that "no coal has left the property," residents are continuing to find coal dust blanketing their homes, cars and yards. Read the latest here.

Widely published Op-Ed calls out We Energies

Carl Lindner, a volunteer with CPC, published an Op-Ed in four publications across the state calling on We Energies to get serious about its coal problem and start transitioning to renewable energy. Read the article here.

Air monitors are coming!

Greening Greater Racine, one of the convening member organizations within the coalition, has agreed to accept the funds raised through Go Fund Me and purchase the air monitors. They should arrive mid-August. Interested in an air monitor? Apply here. Final location decisions will be made by the Data Committee.

Want to get more involved with the Clean Power Coalition? Sign up to volunteer by emailing cleanpowercoalition@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

Ride for Renewables

WHAT: Bike ride for clean energy!
WHEN: Saturday,  Aug. 11, 3 PM
WHERE: 7 Mile Road bike path entrance (right on 7 mile road off of Hwy 32)
RSVP HERE

Monthly Coalition Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting! The July meeting will be held at the Eco Justice Center, 7133 Michna Rd, Racine, WI 53402, on Tuesday, August 21st, from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Pizza and snacks available.

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