Join us on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 for:
Climate Change, Oil Trains, Bellingham Bay Cleanup and More: A Conversation with Department of Ecology Director Maia Bellon
Coming…. October 28th
Join us on Wednesday, October 28th for a presentation on some of the most critical environmental challenges facing us in Bellingham and Whatcom County. Washington State Department of Ecology Director Maia Bellon will address issues such as: climate change, including the Governor’s new clean air rule; oil and coal trains; the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal; water rights and water sufficiency; shellfish and agriculture; and Bellingham Bay cleanup. Following the presentation we’ll have a lively Q&A session with Director Bellon.
Maia Bellon: Our speaker has been Ecology Director since being appointed by Governor Jay Inslee in February 2013. Previously she served as deputy and then manager of the Water Resources program for Ecology. For the15 years before that she was an Assistant Attorney General, focusing on complex water law and a broad array of other environmental legal issues.
Advance Ticket Sales end Monday October 26th, 11:50am
About City Club Programs
Founded in 1993, the Bellingham City Club is a non-partisan civic organization with over 450 members that fosters dialogue and debate on important issues facing our community. City Club meets for lunch on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Northwood Hall (3240 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA).
- 11:30 a.m.: Doors open
- 11:50 a.m.: Buffet lunch is served
- 12:20 p.m.: Program start
- 1:30 p.m.: Program end
Lunch costs $13 for members, $18 for non-members and $5 for Young Adults (29 and under) when purchased in advance on Brown Paper Tickets; a limited number of tickets may be available at the door at the cost of $15 for members and $20 for guests. The program is open to the public.