Appalachia Resist! and ACFAN will join the Buckeye Forest Council, Frack Free Ohio, Food & Water Watch, Center for Heath, Environment, and Justice; Ohio Citizen Action and Ohio Sierra Club and maybe YOU for a day of lobbying state legislators. We will be calling for calling for a return of local municipal control over oil and gas activities, emergency medical right-to-know and a ban on liquid waste resulting from fracking, and maybe having a little fun while we’re at it.
The lobby day begins at the Ohio Theater at 10:00 a.m., with lawmaker meetings scheduled throughout the day. There will be a rally on the Statehouse lawn at 1:00 p.m., featuring AR!’s own Madeline ffitch, and the day will culminate with a delivery to Governor Kasich’s office at 2:30 p.m.
Our contingent will be leaving from Athens (location TBA) around 7AM, to make it to the training at 9. Yes, there will be a training- we don’t know how to lobby lawmakers either!
If you are interested in joining us, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know if:
1) You are in the Athens area, have a vehicle that seats four or more people and are willing to give rides in exchange for splitting gas/parking expenses.
2) You are in the Athens area, need a ride, and are willing to split gas/parking expenses.
3) You are coming from somewhere other than Athens