PRESS RELEASE: Broad Coalition of Grassroots Voices to Be Heard as Oregon Department of State Lands Hosts Public Hearings on Critical Permit for Jordan Cove LNGA wide range of grassroots voices opposed to the Jordan Cove fracked gas pipeline and export terminal will be heard as the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) today opened a 60-day public comment period for Jordan Cove’s Removal-Fill permit. During this time, DSL will hold public hearings in Klamath Falls, Central Point, Canyonville, North Bend, and Salem. Klamath County: Monday, January 7, 5:30-8PM, Klamath Falls Community College Jackson County: Tuesday, January 8, 5:30-8PM, Jackson County Expo Douglas County: Wednesday, January 9, 5:30-8PM, Seven Feathers Casino Coos County: Thursday, January 10, 5:30-8PM, The Mill Casino Salem: Tuesday, January 15, 5:30-8PM, Department of State Lands Buildingread moreFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Thursday, October 4 Contact: Allie Rosenbluth, firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-897-4480 Jordan Cove Opposition Rallies at Governor's Debate in Medford Medford, OR - Today, community members from across the Rogue Valley will gather outside of the Governor’s debate in Medford to call on candidates for state and local office to oppose the twice turned-down Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline. The rally will start in Vogel Plaza at 6pm to march to the KOBI-TV Studio where the debate will begin at 7pm. “Candidates wanting to represent southern Oregon need to be accountable to the thousands of people impacted by this project, not the special-corporate interests promoting it,” said Hannah Sohl, Executive Director of Rogue Climate, a Medford-based community organization. “The state of Oregon has the authority to deny critical permits and easements for the Jordan Cove project that would shut this proposal down. What our communities need is a faster transition to clean energy that creates jobs, lowers energy rates, and reduces climate pollution, not steps that take us backwards, like Jordan Cove.”read more
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