Montgomery County Stormwater Fight

NEWS ALERT

Drama! Intrigue! Stormwater!

Local Activists to Talk about the Twists and Turns of Montgomery County Stormwater Fight

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2018
For more information, contact Caroline Brewer at caroline.brewer@anshome.org or call 301-652-9188 x 23, or Lisa Goodnight,lglisagoodnight@gmail.com, 301-523-5394

Chevy Chase, MD -- ANS Director of Conservation Eliza Cava will speak on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 about the drama and intrigue surrounding this spring's stormwater fight in Montgomery County alongside fellow activists from the Potomac Conservancy and Friends of Sligo Creek.

Among the many twists and turns was the first veto of a capital improvement budget in 25 years by County Executive Ike Leggett, causing dispute and confusion among the County Council and the Department of Environmental Protection as to the reasons for his veto and how it might be overcome.

What: Opportunity to gain a greater understanding around the county's stormwater fight. Friends of Sligo Creek is hosting the meeting.
Date: August 28, 2018
Time: Presentation begins at 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be served at 7:15 pm.
Location:
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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About ANS: ANS is the oldest, independent environmental organization in the DMV. Throughout its history, ANS has played a pivotal role in conserving our region’s iconic natural places from development including the C&O Canal, Dyke Marsh and, most recently, Ten Mile Creek. Past ANS member and board president, Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring, is credited with launching the now global environmental movement. ANS’s nature experts provide hundreds of opportunities each year for children and adults to enjoy, learn about, and protect the environment.

Eliza Cava - Audubon Naturalist Society Director of Conservation