On June 26th residential rate payers, small business owners, seniors, the un/underemployed, local elected officials, faith leaders, environmentalists, social justice advocates, members of neighborhood and homeowner associations, people living near coal plants, adults and children with asthma, individuals and organizations concerned about climate change, students, members of communities of color, students, members of the medical community, and other Sierra Club members and supporters just like you will gather for an historic public hearing on the latest Duke Energy rate case.
We are at an historic cross road for the planet. The CO2 levels have surpassed 400 PPM. Severe storms, hurricanes and flooding are becoming commonplace. Glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. Our oceans are becoming more and more acidic. And the largest investor owned utility in the world that is headquartered here in Charlotte wants to continue their outdated business plan that will continue to harm our air, water, land and the health of all citizens. The time to say “No More” has come. The time to tell the NC Utilities Commission and Duke Energy “No Rate Hikes for Dirty Energy” is now.
Will you join us for a rally, press conference, and public hearing? Won’t you join us in this history making campaign? For more information and/or to volunteer, please contact Central Piedmont Conservation Chair David Robinson.
Please download this flyer and share it with your friends, family, and business associates. Share the link to this post in an email. Post the hearing information on your Facebook page. Send a Tweet. Invite your network of friends to join us.
There will be much more information to follow. Until then, mark your calendar and spread the word.
Note: This hearing will replace our regularly scheduled 4th Wednesday of the month meeting. There will be no meeting at Freedom Park this month.
Duke Energy Charlotte Rate Hike Hearing
June 26 (Wed), Public hearing begins at 6:00 PM
Mecklenburg County Courthouse, Courtroom 5310
832 East 4th Street
Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/Elw9f
P.S. Please contact Central Piedmont Conservation Chair David Robinson and volunteer for this historic Duke Energy rate hearing impacting our NC energy future and the financial and physical health of our community.
Click below to download this 2-page Fact Sheet
Sierra Club CPG Duke Rate Hike Fact Sheet