Author Archives: greenneighborsofdc

Community Meeting on Lead in our DC Drinking Water

Is there lead in your drinking water? How can you tell and what can you do about it? How serious is the problem in DC? Please join Green Neighbors for a conversation about lead in the DC water system. Help spread the word by RSVP’ing using the SPLASH link — click here to rsvp.  Presenters: Claudia Barragan Chair […]
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Meeting Minutes – June 2016

Next meeting facilitator: Nick Celebrate Petworth table Good response, lots of people stopping by, lots of people signed up on mailing list including some from far afield; lots of people liked the pollinator poster Farmer’s Market table Not as many people stopped by because more people were there for buying produce, etc. Could be good […]
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Meeting Minutes – May 2016

Green Neighbors Meeting Tuesday, May 16, 2016 Present: Catherine, Basav, Rubin, Dolores, Elizabeth, and Lisa   Agenda: Fair elections campaign – o   What is it? As a way to partially getting around a flood of money in DC on a local level there is legislation at city council that will set up a system of matching […]
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Meeting Minutes – April 2016 with Special Guest Ruth Caplan

Attending: Catherine, Basav, David, Next meeting facilitator: Catherine Pepco-Exelon merger Bad news: PSC approved the merger. The legal reasoning seems to be really thin. People are looking at ways to do an appeal. They have already filed an objection with the PSC which leads to an automatic 30 day stay. If the PSC rejects the […]
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Meeting Minutes – March 2016

Green Neighbors meeting notes 3/21/16 Attendees: Basav, David, Elizabeth, Delores, Nick, Ruben, Fritz, Catherine, Robert Next meeting April 18 at the Petworth Library; Fritz will facilitate   Pepco-Exelon update: At the end of February the Public Service Commission (PSC) rejected the Pepco-Exelon merger for a second time, based on very narrow technicalities. They said there’s […]
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Meeting Minutes – February 2016

Present: David, Lisa, Fritz, Basav, Rob, Catherine   Next facilitator: Basav   Paris Climate Summit event report-back There were about 20 people at the event. The speakers were great. Outreach was limited because of proximity to the winter holidays. Next time we should do more outreach. We can send future event announcements to the Peace […]
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[UPDATED w photos!] 2016 Polar Bear Plunge

Update Feb 2016: We had a great time taking the Polar Bear Plunge and thanks to all our supporters who joined us raising money to help CCAN “Keep Winter Cold”. Here are a few photos from our plunge:   On January 23, for the third year in a row, the intrepid members of Green Neighbors […]
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Meeting Minutes – January 2016

Attending: Lisa, David, Basav, Fritz, Mandy, James, Catherine Next meeting: February 8, Fritz will facilitate. We were unable to reserve the library for our meeting so it will be held at a member’s house TBA.   Paris Climate Summit report-back – January 20 Confirmed Speakers: David Schwartzman, retired Howard University professor of Geochemistry – what […]
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What Really Happened at the Paris Climate Talks?

What really happened at the Paris climate talks? Get the perspectives of four climate activists who were in Paris at the COP21 climate summit, or followed the negotiations closely – perspectives that were not covered in the media. We will have ample time for questions and discussion after hearing from the speakers. The speakers will […]
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Meeting Minutes – December 2015

Green Neighbors meeting December 14, 2015 Petworth Library Conference Room Meeting began at 6:35 pm with Robert Chairing, David as timekeeper and Fritz taking notes. Also attending Basev and Catherine.   I.  Meeting place for January 11, 2016 Lisa has said her house is available. TBA Feb meeting should be Feb 8, in order to avoid […]
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