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Action of the Week: 2/12/24



Illinois

We're thrilled to share an insightful op-ed recently crafted by our Policy Director, Pastor Scott Onqué, for the Chicago Sun-Times. In the piece, Pastor Onqué  discusses the importance of initiating the transition away from natural gas towards cleaner forms of heating in buildings as an imperative of environmental justice. Read the full piece here!

 

As we continue to advocate for a Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance (CABO) in Chicago, we invite you to join us for the upcoming CABO Subject Matter Hearing and rally on April 3. Your presence is crucial as we aim to demonstrate broad support for CABO and highlight its importance in our communities citywide. Take two minutes today to register for the rally here.



Indiana

The people of Gary, Indiana have long been overburdened by pollution. Now, the U.S. Steel Gary Works air permit from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is up for renewal. Together, let's ensure residents have ample opportunity to review and voice their concerns regarding a decision that could impact their health and environment.

 

Please take a moment today to contact IDEM to demand a public meeting on this crucial air permit renewal, along with an extension on the public comment period by submitting this form




Wisconsin

Are you registered to join us for Climate Voices: Voter Choices—Wisconsin's 2024 Advocacy Day, taking place on Thursday, March 21? This impactful day of action is an opportunity for Wisconsinites to join together and meet with lawmakers to advocate for voting rights, climate justice, and healthier communities. 

 

Your presence and engagement are crucial as we collectively address pressing environmental challenges and seek sustainable solutions for our communities. Learn more and register here! FREE bus transportation from Milwaukee is also available to registrants. Please fill out this form before March 17 to reserve a seat on the bus!



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