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Send thanks to Montgomery County Council!

The Green Sanctuary Committee requests that you send thanks to Montgomery County Council! They passed a resolution in support of proposed Renewable Portfolio Standard bill requiring electricity suppliers (all utilities and competitive retail suppliers) in the state to procure a 50% of their electric retail sales by eligible renewable energy sources by 2030. Councilmember Roger…

Voice Opposition to Potomac Pipeline on December 19!

The Green Sanctuary Committee invites you to the Oppose Potomac Pipeline! hearing and rally that is going to be held on December 19 in Hancock, Maryland. What: Public Hearing on the Waterways Permit for the Potomac Pipeline When: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Where: Hancock Middle/High School, 289 West Main Street, Hancock MD 21750…

Fracking Now Banned in Maryland! Why We Should Still Be Concerned

  by Bruce McConachie, Green Sanctuary Committee I put together the statement below about fracking as a part of our campaign to ban fracking in Maryland. The UUCSS Green Sanctuary Committee adopted this statement at its February 7, 2017 meeting. Partly as a result of our work, the State legislature passed, and Governor Hogan signed into…