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Panel will discuss clean energy ideas

On the outskirts of Bickleton, Wash., windmills have been sprouting up on farms. The green energy source has been a boon to the small town, which is using some of the increased property tax revenue to fund a new $10.4 million K-12 school. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
On the outskirts of Bickleton, Wash., windmills have been sprouting up on farms. The green energy source has been a boon to the small town, which is using some of the increased property tax revenue to fund a new $10.4 million K-12 school. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
A panel of clean technology industry leaders will discuss what's happening around the topic of Clean Energy at a Greater Spokane Inc.-sponsored discussion June 15 at The Spokane Club. It runs from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sponsors are CH2MHILL and Avista.
 
The topics range from sustainable aviation fuels, City of Spokane's energy initiatives, free-market environmental policies and other issues. The event is billed as the third annual update on clean energy practices.
 
Panelists include:
  • Lisa Brown, State Senate majority leader
  • Mary Verner, Mayor, City of Spokane
  • Kim Zentz, Executive Director of Sirti 
  • Ross McFarlane, senior adviser, Business Partnerships, Climate Solutions
  • Todd Myers, director, Center for the Environment, Washington Policy Center  

Hal Calbom, host of the well-regarded film "Evergreen: The Washington Clean Tech Story," will moderate.

 

The session will include questions and answers from the audience. Admission is $10, increasing to $15 starting June 9. To register at http://events.greaterspokane.org.

 



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