Rising Tide Holds Discussion at Sterling College on Resistance to the Proposed Fracked Gas Pipeline

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CRAFTSBURY COMMON — The Environmental and Social Justice Club at Sterling College is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a presentation and a discussion by Rising Tide Vermont.

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Rising Tide will be hosting an evening of conversation and movement-focused dialogue on Wednesday, February 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Simpson Hall Room 3 on the Sterling College campus. The discussion is part of Rising Tide Vermont’s “Climate Justice Winter Roadshow,” a series of discussions at college campuses and community centers across the state.

Rising Tide will be discussing resistance to the proposed fracked gas pipeline as well as opportunities for energy and climate justice grassroots organizing in this region.

“In the Champlain Valley, Vermont Gas is only weeks away from beginning construction on Vermont’s largest fossil fuel expansion in decades,” said faculty member Anne Morse. “This is an opportunity for people to come together and discuss grassroots opposition to this pipeline.”

The discussion is free and open to the public.

Sterling College was Founded in 1958 in Craftsbury Common, Vermont. They are a leading voice in higher education for environmental stewardship and the liberal arts. The College was among the first colleges in the United States to focus on sustainability through academic majors in Ecology, Environmental Humanities, Outdoor Education, and Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems.

Sterling College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is one of only seven federally recognized Work Colleges in the nation.

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