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  • Board of Directors | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    climate change crisis has come to be and what we must do to address it She currently serves as the Fundraising Chair and Vice President of Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River and is also a member of the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley s Speakers Bureau As a champion at writing inspiring pieces and giving motivating climate talks to local communities April s passion is reflected through her blog The Earth Connection and her book The Earth and You Eating for Two April joined CCAN s Board of Directors in 2013 Tony Noerpel Tony is currently an Advisory Engineer designing state of the art mobile satellite communications systems at Hughes Network Systems He has developed over thirty patents and over seventy technical publications He is a member of Sigma Xi the national research honor society Tony formerly worked at Bell Laboratories and Bellcore in antennas radio wave propagation and radio systems design Tony also founded Sustainable Loudoun Loudoun County VA to educate and advocate for responsibility and stewardship in his local community He joined the CCAN board in 2008 Albert Nunez Albert Nunez has more than 35 years of technical experience in the solar energy and energy water conservation efficiency field His career has included hundreds of energy related educational and consulting assignments for public service institutions business government and consumers He has held leadership positions in national and regional solar energy organizations and has also chaired the Customer Advisory and Dispute Resolving Boards for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission WSSC A co founder of Capital Sun Group in January 1997 he is a director and chief project leader for hybrid solar thermal and PV power system design and integration Mr Nunez has carried out a vast number of solar energy assessments and analytical projects for a variety of customers Significant projects include 25 9 kW grid tied photovoltaic array for the General Service Administration Federal Drug Administration Federal Research Center at White Oak MD completed in 2004 In 2008 the U S Department of Energy sent Mr Nunez to the South Pole and McMurdo Stations to conduct a comprehensive renewable energy assessment of the facilities He has also consulted to renewable energy project development companies and more recently has worked to develop large scale remote net metered solar power projects for government commercial and non profit clients in concert with RER Energy Group He joined the CCAN board in 2004 Cindy Parker Dr Parker is on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she co directs the Program on Global Sustainability and Health She is also an instructor in the Dept of Earth and Planetary Sciences where she directs the new undergraduate major in global environmental change and sustainability Her professional interests include education policy work practice and research on the global environmental topics of climate change peak petroleum and global sustainability She is a frequent speaker on the health effects of global climate change and recently co authored

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  • Jobs & Internships | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    religion economic background or age If there are any considerations or qualifications not acknowledged in our application we encourage you to bring them to light Development Coordinator Takoma Park DC April 29 2016 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share Do you have fundraising experience Are you excited about the possibility of managing your own small fundraising department Or are you currently an organizer or advocate in the social justice Continued Virginia Director Richmond April 7 2016 By Monique Sullivan Field Director Share The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is hiring a Virginia Director to guide our talented Virginia team and take our work in Virginia to the next level About Us For thirteen Continued Healthy Communities Campaign Coordinator Baltimore March 23 2016 By Kristen Friedel Special Projects Coordinator Share The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is hiring a Healthy Communities Campaign Coordinator to fight ongoing fossil fuel pollution in Baltimore City and promote access to clean energy especially for low income Continued Legal Internship March 9 2016 By Rachel Mandelbaum Online Organizer Share ABOUT US The Chesapeake Climate Action Network CCAN is the first grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland Virginia and Washington D C Our

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  • Ways to Give | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    estate gifts Wedding registry gifts Employer matched gifts Make a monthly contribution An important core of CCAN supporters are part of our monthly giving program which provides us with a reliable source of income Your monthly contribution of 10 of more will provide CCAN with the stability to maintain our fight for a clean energy future Please make a monthly pledge today Federal government employee gifts Federal government employees can give to CCAN through the Combined Federal Campaign Our CFC number is 19037 Tribute gifts Tribute donations can be given to CCAN in honor of an individual on a special occasion such as a birthday wedding anniversary or other milestone Tribute donations can be made here through our secure server or by mailing a check directly to CCAN with an explanatory note including the name and address of the person being honored or memorialized Planned or estate gifts Planned gifts offer a variety of options for supporting CCAN and in most cases provide income and tax advantages to you and or your heir These include estate will bequests life income gifts charitable gifts annuities insurance and retirement benefits stocks or bonds and so forth For more information about these and related planned giving programs please talk with your estate or financial planning advisor If you have already included CCAN in your planned giving efforts please contact membership chesapeakeclimate org Wedding registry gifts From honeymoons to invitations to wedding gifts to charitable wedding favors the I Do Foundation allows couples and their guests to make wedding related purchases that generate donations for charity The I Do Foundation s Charity Registry service also makes it easy for guests to make donations in lieu of gifts All of these services are available free of cost at www IDoFoundation org Please choose CCAN as

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  • Contact Us | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Network P O Box 11138 Takoma Park MD 20913 Virginia Office Mailing Address Chesapeake Climate Action Network 33 S 13th St Suite C Richmond VA 23219 CONTACT THE DIRECTOR Mike Tidwell 240 460 5838 mtidwell chesapeakeclimate org FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES Kristen Friedel Executive Assistant Special Projects Coordinator 240 396 2025 kristen chesapeakeclimate org FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES Kelly Trout Communications Director 240 396 2022 kelly chesapeakeclimate org FOR INQUIRIES ABOUT MEMBERSHIP

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  • Campaigns Overview | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    to bring new wind and solar power to our homes and businesses shut down the dirtiest coal plants and protect our communities from major new dirty energy threats like fracking and fracked gas exports Click on the current campaign links below to learn more and get involved Maryland Campaigns Power Maryland on Wind and Solar Protect Marylanders from Fracking Stop Dangerous Oil Trains Virginia Campaigns Safe Coast Virginia No New

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  • Maryland | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    threats such as fracking and fracked gas exports would set us back further in solving climate change Learn how you can take action to make Maryland a clean energy leader and keep our communities safe from dirty energy pollution Expand Wind and Solar In the 2016 legislative session we re working to raise our state s clean electricity standard to 25 by 2020 which will have the impact of bringing 73 000 new solar powered homes and thousands of good paying jobs to Maryland Learn more Ban Fracking With the help of a powerful grassroots movement we passed a two year moratorium on fracking in Maryland in 2015 Now we re working to permanently protect our communities from dangerous gas drilling by banning fracking outright Learn more Strengthen Maryland s Climate Action Plan In the 2016 legislative session we must renew and extend Maryland s landmark Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act First passed in 2009 the law requires Maryland to reduce statewide greenhouse gas pollution by 25 percent by 2020 We re working to achieve these required reductions and to go further by extending the law s goals to require a 40 percent cut in pollution by 2030 Learn more Fight Explosive Oil Trains in Baltimore The oil industry is targeting Baltimore as an easy through way to export crude oil to refineries along the East Coast and potentially throughout the world In the community of Curtis Bay Targa Terminals is seeking approval to construct a crude oil export facility that would cause more air pollution and bring significant safety risks to South Baltimore and the city as a whole A crude oil train or port explosion could threaten thousands of Baltimore residents local property and the environment Learn more Stop Cove Point No Fracked Gas Exports A Virginia based company

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  • Virginia | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    of the most vulnerable areas in America to the impacts of climate change and residents are already seeing the consequences Sea levels are rising fast forcing the raising of homes roadways and naval infrastructure to fight chronic flooding Ocean temperatures are warming driving bigger and more intense storms and longer hurricane seasons And ocean waters are becoming more acidic harming the region s seafood industry We must act now to protect coastal Virginia from the catastrophic impacts of climate change Learn more No New Pipelines in Virginia If the fossil fuel industry gets its way there will be at least four major new fracked gas pipeline projects criss crossing the Blue Ridge and Appalachian regions of Virginia and West Virginia endangering our forests and farmlands the communities living along their routes and taking us backward in our fight to stop climate change CCAN is committed to working alongside those living on the front lines of these projects the Atlantic Coast Pipeline the Mountain Valley Pipeline the Appalachian Connector and the WB Xpress Project to stop the spread of natural gas pipelines throughout our state and our region Learn more Gov McAuliffe Do the Right Thing on the Clean Power Plan Time is running out to influence the most important decision that Governor Terry McAuliffe and he alone will make on climate change By this spring Governor McAuliffe has to decide Will he let Dominion increase total carbon pollution from power plants despite the intent of new federal regulations to reduce such pollution Or will he do the clear cut RIGHT THING and implement the Clean Power Plan with real solutions like solar wind and greater efficiency Learn more Unlock Virginia s Solar Power Potential Solar energy is one of the fastest growing energy industries in America Yet Virginia is lagging

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  • DC & Federal | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    contributes to some of the most important climate fights taking place nationwide Learn how you can get involved locally to advance climate solutions in our nation s capital A DC Carbon Tax For Clean Energy And A Fair Economy Washington DC is at the forefront of cities nationwide when it comes to promoting clean energy and tackling the climate crisis head on Now it s time for DC to lead again not only in cutting fossil fuel pollution but in creating a more just and sustainable economy for all By putting a price on carbon and making fossil fuel polluters pay for the real and damaging costs of their emissions we can unleash the clean energy solutions we need and make DC families better off in the process Learn more A Climate Solution Cap and Dividend Cap and dividend is a simple fair policy solution to reduce CO2 emissions without reducing household incomes It caps fossil fuels makes polluters pay and returns the revenue to everyone equally Those who care about halting climate change agree that the amount of carbon allowed into our atmosphere should be limited and that the cost of carbon pollution should be paid by the industries that do the polluting Learn more Stop the Merger No Exelon Takeover in DC In March 2016 the DC Public Service Commission approved Chicago based utility giant Exelon to buy out Pepco Holdings Inc PHI which currently serves nearly two million customers throughout the District of Columbia Maryland Delaware and New Jersey This merger has created the largest electric utility company not just in the Mid Atlantic region but in the United States Despite this approval CCAN will continue to fight to ensure the merger serves the public interest Learn more Stop the Surge of Coal Exports Coal is the

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