Friday, February 09, 2007

Climate Change Workshop 2/16

From the Metropolitan Transit Commission:

"The Regional Climate Action Workshop is taking place on Friday, February 16th, 9 a.m. to Noon in Oakland at the MTC/ABAG headquarters (Joseph P. Bort Metrocenter, MTC Auditorium, 101
8th Street across from the Lake Merritt BART station). We want to hear your ideas and get your reaction to a set of strategies that is being explored by the four regional agencies: The Association of Bay Area
Governments (ABAG), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District), the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) - all working together as the Joint Policy Committee (JPC).

Due to limited seating at the workshop, please RSVP to the event as soon as possible via e-mail at or by calling Public Information at 510.817.5706. The RSVP deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, February 14th. The workshop will also be audiocast on the MTC Web site at Bay Area residents who are unable to attend are encouraged to comment via e-mail at

The meeting agenda will include a short background presentation on global warming and the Bay Area, a group discussion on the attached key questions and, after a break, a discussion using your proposals for
specific actions that should be taken by the four regional agencies. We will also get your input through written comments during the workshop."

For More Information: e-mail at by calling Public Information at 510.817.5706.

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