This is the fourth in a series of Community Forums designed
to inform the people our city about Zenith Energy’s ongoing expansion of their Portland tar sands oil facility. Speakers will discuss how this facility’s operations can harm people, urban wildlife, city, rivers, region, and climate.
What: Community Forum On Zenith’s Tar Sands Expansion
When: Thursday, May 2nd. Organizational Tables 6:30. Forum 7:00
Where: Augustana Lutheran Church. Lower Level, Social Hall.
2710 NE 14th Avenue. Portland. 97212
A variety of topics will be presented, including the unjust environmental burdens on communities of color, threats to human health and safety, increased oil-by-rail traffic, the source and nature of tar sands oil and the public right to protect neighborhoods, air, and water.
The community event will supply background on the terminal site, climate justice impacts and ideas for public action on Zenith’s oil terminal.
Audubon Society of Portland
Center for Sustainable Economy
Friends of the Columbia Gorge
KBOO Community Radio
Neighbors for Clean Air
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon
Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Portland Harbor Community Coalition
Portland Rising Tide
Portland Youth Climate Council
Stop Fracked Gas/PDX
Sustainable Energy and Economy Network