Community members celebrate 25,000+ comments opposing Jordan Cove and the Pacific Connector Pipeline.200 OREGONIANS GATHER AT MEDFORD DEQ TO URGE STATE TO DENY PERMITS FOR JORDAN COVE LNG EXPORT TERMINAL & PACIFIC CONNECTOR PIPELINE. (MEDFORD, OR) - Days before a critical public comment period closes, impacted landowners, tribal members, youth, anglers, rafters, business owners, health professionals, and local elected officials gathered in Medford today to urge the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to deny Clean Water Act permits for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline. An unprecedented number of comments -- more than 25,000 -- have been submitted to the agency opposing the project, breaking known public comment participation records for a permit of this type.read moreJoin Rogue Climate the first annual “Rogue Climate Summer Shindig” to celebrate five years of community organizing for climate action and clean energy in southern Oregon! Over the past five years, Rogue Climate volunteers across the region have come together to fight the proposed Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline, pass local clean energy and climate action plans, and develop the next generation of climate justice leaders. The event will include storytelling, food, music, beer, dancing, and celebration. Tickets are a sliding scale $5-$25 or free when you sign up to become a monthly donor at bit.ly/RCdonor.read more
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