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Sierra Club Meet The Candidates
October 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Susquehanna Group, Sierra Club will host a Meet Our Candidates Event at the Central United Methodist Church on October 16 at 7:30 PM. The following candidates for Broome County Legislature: Mark Bordeau, District 3, Bridget Kane, District 6, Jason Shaw, District 8, Susan Ryan, District 11, and Karen Beebe, district 12, will speak on their views concerning the environment, followed by general questions and discussion with the audience. Issues may include those asked for in the Sierra Club Questionnaire sent to all candidates: Increasing energy efficiency, increasing the use of renewable energy such as Solar and Wind, dealing with the effects of future floods, and the importance of Broome County becoming a Climate Smart Community. Other issues we suggest for discussion are: The Binghamton-JC Joint Sewage Plant rebuild, plastic bag use and policies of local retail, Broome County Transit, reduction in recycling markets for the county, harmful algae blooms, and compressed natural gas trucking.