Apr 20, 2006 (From the CalCars-News archive)
We'll be showing our EnergyCS/EDrive plug-in hybrid Prius at this day-long event focusing on Climate Change in Sacramento on Sat, April 29. It's the annual Legislative Symposium of the Planning and Conservation League http://www.pcl.org. It's an opportunity to see and meet many of the state's top elected officials-- McCloskey/Pavley/Angelides//Lockyer and others (details below).
The event's website, for complete brochure and to register, is http://www.pcl.org/projects/climateofchange/index.html
THE CLOCK IS TICKING! RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE
2006 PCL ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATIVE SYMPOSIUM TODAY
The 2006 PCL Environmental Legislative Symposium is less than two weeks away. As everybody knows by now, it's going to be a memorable event. But will you be there to remember it? Don't miss the opportunity to interact with many of the most influential environmental policymakers in California today. Sign up now.
In California it's not just the natural climate that is changing. The state's social and political climate is changing, too. To meet the unprecedented challenges these dramatic changes present, policy makers, leaders - all of us - must get informed and get organized! You won't want to miss:
Pete McCloskey, former US Congressman, staunch environmentalist and Republican challenger to Congressman Richard Pombo.
Fran Pavley, State Assemblywoman recognized worldwide for authoring landmark climate change legislation.
Phil Angelides, State Treasurer and Democratic gubernatorial candidate.
Bill Lockyer, State Attorney General, candidate for State Treasurer and former State Senator, recognized for prosecuting environmental crimes.
John Van de Kamp, former State Attorney General and PCL's new board President with a long record of environmental achievements.
Paul Dolan, formerly of Fetzer Vineyards and currently with the Mendocino Wine Company, a leader in sustainable business practices.
Michel Gelobter, visionary Executive Director of Redefining Progress, leader in the movement for environmental justice.
Larry J. Schweiger, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, America's leading conservation organization.
Michael Machado, State Senator receiving an award from National Wildlife Federation, for his dedication to improving California's water policy.
Sally Lieber, State Assemblywoman, receiving PCL's 2006 Legislator of the Year award for protecting California's environment from polluting automobiles and out-of-control off-highway vehicles.
Plus more than a dozen panels made up of many of the state's leading environmental experts, who will talk about achievable solutions to our state's most critical issues ranging from urban environmentalism to coastal protection, from California's water woes to better enforcement of our environmental laws.
Get the tools to be an effective force for change. Know what matters. Register Today.
Pre-registration deadline is Thursday, April 20, 2006. Walk-in registration begins at 7:30 am the day of the event. Register at http://www.pcl.org/projects/climateofchange/index.html, or call us directly at 916-313-4522. Come be a part of creating a sustainable future for California.
"A Climate of Change," 2006 PCL Environmental Legislative Symposium WHEN:
Saturday, April 29th, 2006 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (With complimentary wine and cheese reception & dinner keynote presentations!) WHERE:
Sacramento Municipal Utility District Customer Service Building 6301 S Street Sacramento, CA 95817 REGISTRATION FEES:
$70 for PCL members $80 for non-members $95 includes registration and a one-year PCL membership: save $10 $15 Student registration with valid student ID $25 Student registration with valid student ID and a one-year PCL membership: save $95 $200 Registration plus MCLE credit for attorneys: see PCL's Accredited Legal Program Breakfast $6.50, lunch $8, dinner $17