EPA will hold 11 public listening sessions across the country to solicit ideas and input from the public and stakeholders about the best Clean Air Act approaches to reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants. 

The feedback from these 11 public listening sessions will play an important role in helping EPA develop smart, cost-effective guidelines that reflect the latest and best information available. 

Registration is highly encouraged due to large expected turn outs. Register.

Point of contact: Jennah Durant - (214) 665-2287

READ THE GSDFW STORY: http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/public-urged-speak-out-against-carbon...

The North Texas Renewable Energy Group hosts Bill Neukrantz, EE, MBA, who will speak on "Cutting Your Energy Costs in Half - Top 10 Steps." He'll cover lighting, monitoring solutions, building envelope improvement, heating and cooling systems and renewable energy implementation. Free and open to the public.

The North Texas Renewable Energy Group is hosting a field trip to BE-Wind, a new wind turbine manufacturing company spawned from a 10-year-old aerospace manufacturing facility. The company formed last July after four years of testing, developing and engineering of their model "EOW2800" dual-vertical-axis wind turbine. BE-Wind incorporates their team's background of aerospace manufacturing, automotive engineering and prototype capabilities to build innovative advanced wind turbines.

Citizens Climate Lobby-Dallas Chapter hosts Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) via conference call. Sen. Whitehouse goes to the floor of the Senate every week to speak about climate change and the urgent need for congressional action. The group will also work on May action items and talk about additional outreach opportunities, etc. Snack foods will be provided so please RSVP. Info: Ricky, 214-606-4529.

Dallas Sierra Club meeting will feature speaker Linda King of the Dallas Zoo sharing her experience at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Africa. Also Ginger Bradley will talk abou opportunities at the Cedar Ridge Preserve (formerly the Dallas Nature Center). Contact: Kirk Miller, 972-699-1687 or [email protected].

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. Sponsored by Citizens Climate Lobby and the Dallas Sierra Club.

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. Sponsored by Citizens Climate Lobby and the Dallas Sierra Club.

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. Sponsored by Citizens Climate Lobby and the Dallas Sierra Club.

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. Sponsored by Citizens Climate Lobby and the Dallas Sierra Club.

Oak Cliff Earth Day this Saturday features vendors, artists, speakers, yoga and the Pooch Smooch dog kissing booth. Free.

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