Sunday, February 1, 2009

PBC Environmental Coalition Monday Meeting Reminder and Feb Announcements

Tomorrow, 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth, will be the monthly PBCEC meeting.

This will be my last meeting for a few months. as i will be joining the cross-country Earth First! Spring Roadshow to spread the word far and wide about our grassroots movement down here in the swamps and on the coasts of South Florida

So, it would be great to see you all there, and of course, there is plenty to talk about..

panagioti tsolkas
co-chair, PBCEC

(for those who didn't know, i just back back from Maine, where i was able to help the local grassroots activists with Native Forest Network expose Plum Creek's destruction of the North Woods. Check the call to action, press releaseand some photos here:


*FPL Protest Sentancing Hearing, 2/2 (Monday), 1:30pm at WPB Courthouse, 9th floor, courtroom 9E
for background on this:

*Our Federal lawsuit against FPL's West County Energy Center has been postponed. There is not a trial date of Feb 18, as we are awaiting Judge Middlebrook's ruling on the Motions to Dismiss filed against us. Please stay tuned.

*'Respect Yer Mama' activist-folk music tour will be here on February 16th at 609 Lake Ave. 6pm - workshop on building music collectives. 7pm show! Contact: to connect with us while we're in town! To see other FL tour dates check:

*Capitol City Coal Action in D.C. March 2 DO folks from PBC want to carpool up for this action?
"There are moments in a nation’s — and a planet’s — history when it may be necessary for some to break the law in order to bear witness to an evil, bring it to wider attention, and push for its correction. We think such a time has arrived, and we are writing to say that we hope some of you will join us in Washington, D.C. on Monday, March 2, in order to take part in a civil act of civil disobedience outside a coal-fired power plant near Capitol Hill."
-Bill McKibben and Wendell Berry
For more info:

*There is another fight brewing off our coasts.. Help us generate comments tothe DEP in opposition to the Breakers proposed dredge & fill project. Here is a link to a suggested letter:

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