Environmental Action Organization

EAO Meetings

Location: 
Room 222 in the Noble Center (art building)
Date: 
October 27, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm

We have a meeting tonight!

Re-Cellar Open

Location: 
Basement of Reiff
Date: 
November 2, 2009 12:30pm - 2:30pm

EAO Meeting

Location: 
Nobel Center Room 222
Date: 
October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm

We will be meeting in Nobel Center Room 222 on Wednesday at 8PM. Come
prepare for this Saturday 350 International Day of Action. Everyone is
welcome. Cookies may be served...

350 Bike Brigade! Saturday 1PM ODY

Location: 
ODY->Canton->SLU Campu->Student Center
Date: 
October 24, 2009 1:00pm - 2:00pm

This Saturday 350+ students, faculty, staff, administrators, trustees, St. Lawrence County community members and more will be departing from ODY to bike, run, and walk around Canton and SLU Campus. Come to join in the fun, educate yourself, educate others, build community, and make a statement.

What: Bike Brigade

When: Saturday 1PM

Where: ODY->Canton->SLU Campu->Student Center

How many: 350+

Why: To spread the word about 350parts per million of carbon in the atmosphere 

Email: rdgill07@stlawu.edu for more info.

Environmental Action Organization Mtg: 350 Posters and Banners

Location: 
Third Floor Student Center
Date: 
October 13, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm

During this Tuesday's meeting we will be making posters, banners, flags, and flashy informative propoganda for 350.org day of action on October 24, 2009.  Everyone is welcome to join! First timers please come to learn and do art!

See you there!

Off Campus Weatherization

Primary Organization: 
Environmental Action Organization (EAO)
Contact Name: 
Dante Gamache
Contact E-mail: 
dhgama07@stlawu.edu
Project Start Date: 
October 1, 2009
Status: 
Not Started

Local offsets have been identified as the preferred way for St. Lawrence to mitigate emissions unable to be avoided in other ways. Doing simple weatherization/energy efficiency retrofits on the homes of our least fortunate North Country Residents would allow St. Lawrence to claim the greenhouse gas emission savings while providing a social benefit. Local politics surrounding federal funding and the weatherization efforts of the Community Development Program (CDP) as well as an unclear relationship with the local nonprofit Community Energy Services has led to little movement forward on this effort by the administration. However, students want to get out in the community and given CDPs lack of interest in accepting and training student volunteers, a community member is planning a few hour training on simple weatherization/energy efficiency retrofits after which students intend on advertizing in the community as an independent group offering this service. The training has yet to be scheduled and the scope and funding of the project yet to be defined.

Short term goals: train a handful of students and make improvements in at least three North Country homes
Long term goals: develop a local offset program that includes the participation of students and other SLU community members

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