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Posted On: 11/19/2012

Community Leaders Call on Congress to Protect Jobs and Take Action to Renew the Wind Production Tax Credit





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Akshai Singh (216)272-4286 or Akshai.Singh@SierraClub.Org

Representative Marcy Kaptur, County Executive Ed FitzGerald, and Community Leaders Call on Congress to Protect Jobs and Take Action to Renew the Wind Production Tax Credit


Cleveland, OH – On Monday, November 19, 2012, Sierra Club will host the Honorable Representative Marcy Kaptur, County Executive Ed FitzGerald, and community partners at a press conference to call for the renewal of the federal wind production tax credit. Speakers from Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEED Co.), local manufacturer Cardinal Fastener, the Blue Green Alliance, and Cleveland State University will stand with the Congresswoman to describe the benefits of clean energy production to the local economy.

What
Community leaders will call on Congress to renew the federal Wind Production Tax Credit.

Who
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald
Dr. Lorry Wagner of LEED Co.
Jeff Grabner from Cardinal Fastener
Lee Geiss of the Blue Green Alliance
Alex Edwards from Cleveland State University
Clean Air Coalition partners, and community activists

When
Monday, November 19, 2012, 11:00AM

Where
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114

Visuals
Great Lakes Science Center’s wind turbine and Lake Erie