Saturday, August 22, 2009

Empire-Fagan Public Town Hall Meeting

Empire Mountains and Limestone Cliffs in Davidson Canyon
(photo by Kathie Brown 8-13-08)

Empire-Fagan Coalition
Public Town Hall

Objective:
Rally public support in opposition to CalPortland's proposed mining operations in Davidson Canyon. Specifically, we are facilitating a public response to the Clean Water Act "404 Permit" that CalPortland has applied for. CalPortland must have this permit to be able to build a haul road across the biologically sensitive canyon.


Date/Time:
Wednesday, August 26th, 6:00 pm

Venue:
Corona de Tucson Fire Station 99 Tallahassee Street Corona de Tucson

Program:
6:00 pm - Opening
6:05 pm - Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Carson, President, Empire-Fagan Coalition

6:15 pm - Speakers
- Gayle Hartman, President, Save the Scenic Santa Ritas
- Roger Featherstone, Arizona Mining Reform Coalition
- Ray Carroll, Pima County Supervisor

6:45 pm - Expert Panel / Q&A
- Lainie Levick, Save the Scenic Santa Ritas
- Claire Zucker, Pima Association of Governments
- Trevor Hare, Sky Island Alliance

7:30 - Music compliments of Fire Chief Whitehouse and his band

For more information: Empire Fagan Coalition

4 comments:

Bernie said...

Good Luck Kathie, I do all hope works out well for all of you.
.....:) hugs

SandyCarlson said...

I hope you succeed.

Gaelyn said...

I know you'll be there fighting this all the way. Hope you are gathering your troops for support.

Kathiesbirds said...

Dear Bernie, thank you!

Sandy, thanks for the encouragement!

Gaelyn, you of all people know how precious the wilderness is! Thanks! I hope to be there Wednesday night and bring back a full report!