Tar Sands: Putting Indigenous Communities at Risk, an Online Discussion

tar_sands.jpgThe Sierra Club invites you to a special online discussion of how the tar sands industry pollutes water and puts Indigenous communities at risk.

This online event will be a great opportunity to learn more about the issue, so you can be a leader in the campaign to clean up America's corporate fleets. Honor the Earth's friend Crystal Lameman of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Sierra Club Canada's Prairie Chapter Climate & Energy Campaigner will speak.

Join us on March 25 at 4 p.m. ET to learn what companies can do to reduce reliance on tar sands fuel!

Will you join us? Here are the details -- You can RSVP below:

WHAT: The Tar Sands Industry & Water Sustainability Issues: What companies can do to reduce reliance on tar sands fuel.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 25, 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT)

WHEREOnline via Google Hangout on Air. RSVP here!

This Hangout On Air discussion will highlight the toxic pollution and gross over-use of water associated with the rapidly expanding tar sands industry and how it is impacting Indigenous communities. We'll discuss how some companies, as part of their sustainability and risk avoidance efforts, are reducing their reliance on tar sands fuel in their vehicle fleets and shipping operations. We'll also highlight what volunteers can do to get more involved in the campaign

Speakers will include: Gina Coplon-Newfield, Director of Sierra Club's Future Fleet & Electric Vehicles Initiative, who will discuss a new report on this topic being released this week; Hannah McKinnon, Environmental Defence Canada's Program Manager who is an expert on this issue; and Crystal Lameman of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Sierra Club Canada's Prairie Chapter Climate & Energy Campaigner.

Don't miss out on this informative discussion. Sign up to join us on March 25!

WHEN
March 25, 2014 at 3pm - 4pm
WHERE
Online via Google Hangout
Minneapolis, MN
United States
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