Event features first-hand account of the U.S. Gulf oil spill
TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ -
WHAT: An event focused on the U.S. Gulf oil spill, featuring renowned
U.S. Gulf advocate and community organizer, Jerome Ringo.
Mr. Ringo will talk about the effects of the spill and our
continued dependence on oil. The event will also look at what
Ontario can do to get off oil.
WHEN: Monday, June 21, 2010
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West (at Dufferin)
WHO: Jerome Ringo, longtime community advocate from the U.S. Gulf
who has been directly involved in the response to the Gulf oil
spill. Once a petroleum worker himself, Mr. Ringo is immediate
past chairman of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), and
past president of the Apollo Alliance, a U.S. organization
dedicated to the next "moon shot" - the transition to clean
Rick Smith, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
COST: Admission is free; space is limited
Cash bar; snack food included
CONTACT: Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521;
SOURCE Environmental Defence
For further information: For further information: Contact for media only: Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)