Saturday, April 18, 2009

Growing a Sustainable Community: Sustainable Energy Systems


Broome Community College
April 18, 2009

Statement from the Organizers:

Energy is a key resource, yet continued reliance on fossil fuels has left us vulnerable economically as well as environmentally. Increasing energy efficiency and transitioning to alternative, renewable green energy are imperatives. This plenary will focus on what is being considered at the local, state, and national level to facilitate more sustainable energy systems.

Moderator: Chris Burger, Chair, Broome County Energy Advisory Board

Panelists: Robert Messinger, Congressman Michael Arcuri's Field Representative; Donna Lupardo, Assemblywoman, NY State 126th District; Dennis Mastro, NY State Energy Research and Development Authority; Emmaia Gelman, Center for Working Families

Sponsors: Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, Broome Community College Center for Civic Engagement

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