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Arise for Social Justice, Toxics Action Center, and the Conservation Law Foundation Push for Biomass Incinerator Site Assignment Hearing

Press Conference on Springfield Public Health Council Site Assignment to be Held on June 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2016

 

Contact:

Michaelann Bewsee, Arise for Social Justice, 413-734-4948

 WHAT: Press Conference on Public Health Council Site Assigment

 WHO: City Councilor Orlando Ramos, Michaelann Bewsee, Attorney Veronica Eady, Organizer Claire Miller

 WHERE: Springfield City Hall, 36 Court Street, Springfield, MA

 WHEN: Monday June 6, 2016 @ 6 PM

Springfield City Councilor Orlando Ramos will introduce a resolution before the City Council on June 6th urging the Springfield Public Health Council to hold a Site Assignment hearing regarding the proposed biomass incinerator in Springfield.

Prior to the City Council hearing Councilor Orlando Ramos, Arise Director Michaelann Bewsee,  Veronica Eady, VP and Director  of the Conservation Law Foundation Massachusetts and Claire Miller of the Toxics Action Center will hold a Press Conference outside City Council chambers to explain why the Public Health Council is not only able, but obligated, to hold a Site Assignment Hearing.