LWV Pocatello Idaho
President: Jamar Brown
Treasurer: Betsy Loxterman
Aug.4 - Oct. 6 Voter Registration Booth at Portneuf Farmers Market
August 20 Welcome Back Orange and Black Voter Registration, 4-7 pm, Old Town, Pocatello
August 29 Naturalization Ceremony, Federal Courthouse, 1:30 pm
September 4 Welcome Back-to-League Picnic, site to be announced, 6- 8 pm
September 25 National Voter Registration Day, ISU Rendezvous Center and SUB, 11am-1pm
Public Forum "Are We Protecting Our Drinking Water?"
Panelists: Sue Skinner, Shannon Ansley & Harold Hargraves
April 24, 7 pm
Pocatello City Hall, 911 N. 7th Avenue
Pocatello League of Women Voters
Portneuf Resource Council
The Lower Portneuf Valley Aquifer is the only source of drinking water for Pocatello, Chubbuck, and north Bannock County. The panelists will discuss the vulnerabilities of our aquifer, contaminants and risks, actions needed to reduce the contamination already in the drinking water, and actions needed to ensure the safety of drinking water for future generations.
The presenters are experts on water issues. Sue Skinner, a retired Environmental Protection specialist, is currently the Environmental Policy Advisor for the Portneuf Resource Council. Shannon Ansley is the Senior Environmental Scientist for Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and was an Environmental Hydrogeologist at the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Harold Hargraves is Water Operations Supervisor for the City of Pocatello.
"Safeguarding Idaho's Economy in a Changing Climate
Our Water, Our Land, Our Health, Our Future"
November 16th & 17th, 2017
ISU Pond Student Union Building
Keynote speaker Kate Gordon, Senior Advisor with Risky Business Project
Go to http://www.idahoclimatesummit.com for agenda and registration information
Idaho business and community leaders, including Idaho Power, HP, the American Lung Association, Sierra Club, Monsanto and conference participants will explore solutions for Idaho that mitigate or adapt to the effects of a changing climate.
Morning keynote and panel discussions will be live streamed from Boise State for participants to view at ISU Pond Student Union Building in Pocatello and the U of I in Moscow. Afternoon facilitated workshops will be held at all three venues.
Other event sponsors are Idaho State University, Monsanto, Hewlett Packard, DL Evans Bank, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Power, ISU's Center for Ecological Research, Boise State University, University of Idaho, Water Resources Research Institute, Upper Snake River Tribes, Nez Perce Tribe, Northwest Climate Science Center, Potlatch Corporation, and the Langdon Group.
Facilitators for the afternoon ISU panels are needed. A medical person who is knowledgeable on the effects of mold, asthma from fire smoke, and other effects from climate change is needed to participate in a short panel for an ISU afternoon session. Contact Linda Engle at email@example.com to help.
LWV Resources for Climate Action includes information about the EPA Clean Power Plan and resources for League action.