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Steve Hershner from City of Cedar Rapids Speaks to CR Climate Advocates Monday at 7 p.m. (Oct. 24, 2011)

posted Oct 21, 2011, 2:35 PM by Rob Hogg

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Climate Advocates will host Steve Hershner, Utilities Environmental Manager for the City of Cedar Rapids, on Monday, October 24, at 7:00 p.m. His talk is entitled, "Energy Use In Cedar Rapids - Laying The Foundation For A Community Energy Plan." The presentation will take place at Kesler Auditorium in Hickok Hall at Coe College, 1220 First Avenue NE, in Cedar Rapids.

In the past, the City's utility bills have exceeded $11 million per year, according to news reports. Hershner will provide information about how much energy is used by the city, and in the city, and discuss options for reducing energy use in the city.

The program is free and open to the public.

Cedar Rapids Climate Advocates is an all-volunteer organization working to educate the public about the dangers of climate change, advocating for action at all levels to slow, stop, and reverse the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and advocating for action that will safeguard people and their property from the effects of climate change.

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