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EVENT: Ohio Efficiency and Renewables Teach-In

EVENT: Ohio Efficiency and Renewables Teach-In

Sierra Club

WHAT: A teach-in program on energy efficiency and renewable energy in Ohio.

WHEN: March 3, noon - 3 p.m.

WHERE: Room 122, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44115.

Last month, FirstEnergy made their historic announcement that they would close four of Ohio's dirtiest coal plants. Now we need to ensure that clean energy takes the place of those plants—putting people to work on efficiency and renewable energy and moving Ohio Beyond Coal.

Join the Sierra Club for a teach-in on energy efficiency and renewable energy and how they are are changing Ohio's economy.

Speakers will include:
• Matt Berges from Environmental Health Watch
• Dr. Lorry Wagner from LEEDCo
• Al Frasz form Dovetail Solar and Wind

There will be an online webinar version of this event for those who cannot attend on March 5 at 7:30pm.

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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