Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 31, 2019
 
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway Ave., Coos Bay
The Jordan Cove Project, The Coos Bay Environment, & Our Community. This informational forum of scientists & experts reviewed ecological aspects of the Jordan Cove Energy Project & its implications for our community. Topics discussed included how this project would influence the ecology of the estuary, recreation, fishing and hunting, & bay access and navigation. The public was invited to attend. Presentations can be viewed by going to the Current Project tab to the left or by visiting the Coos County League of Women Voters Face Book page where you can find a link to the video tape made available by the public access channel.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
 
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway Ave., Coos Bay
Jordan Cove Energy Project: Safety & Economic Considerations. The League of Women Voters of Coos County's 2nd informational session on Safety & Economic concerns of the Jordan Cove Energy Project was held last Thursday. An agenda of that presentation along with all of the panel's presentations will be posted in our Current Project section on this website as they are made available.
Thursday, July 4, 2019-Saturday, August 31, 2019
 
Current Projects section 4 League Public Comments to FERC, DSL, & USACE. 4 League Public Comments submitted to Federal & State agencies can now be viewed by clicking on the "Current Projects" link to the left.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019-Monday, August 26, 2019
 
Current Projects section League Comment to Local Government Agencies. Public Comments submitted to the North Bend Planning Commission & the Coos Bay City Council can now be viewed by clicking the "Current Projects" link to the left. Listed under Comments at the top of the page.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
 
Current Projects section 4 League Public Oregon Coastal Management Program Comment. - submitted by the joint 4 LWV leagues to the Department of Land Conservation & Development (OCMP-DLCD) concerning the Jordan Cove Energy Project's coastal consistency determination with the Oregon Coastal Management Program under Section 307(c) of the Coastal Zone Management Act can now be viewed by clicking the "Current Projects" link to the left. Listed under Comments at the top of the page.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
midnight
All Comments should be addressed to:
Jolie Harrison, Chief
Permits and Conservation Division
Office of Protected Resources
National Marine Fisheries Service

Mail to: 1315 East-West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Electronic comments should be sent to: ITP.Daly@noaa.gov
Take & Kill Permit Comments to NOAA due soon. National Marine Fisheries Service has received a request from JCEP for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to construction of the Jordan Cove LNG terminal and ancillary projects. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on this proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) allowing JCEP to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities.

Information on the permit and necessary document numbers for commenting can be obtained at the link below.

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/11/18/2019-24857/takes-of-marine-mammals-incidental-to-specified-activities-taking-marine-mammals-incidental-to-the

Monday, December 23, 2019
5 pm
by mail: BLM Director (210)
Attn: Protest Coordinator
PO Box 71383
Washington, DC 20024-1383

For electronic submission info is included in the link to the right.
Deadline approaches for Comments in protest of JCEP to the BLM. Comments can be filed with BLM either electronically or by hard copy by Dec 23, 2019. All comments are helpful. More information is available at: https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/planAndProjectSite.do?methodName=dispatchToPatternPage&currentPageId=122887

Oregon/Washington - Medford DO - Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline Projects

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Every Year
Nationwide Women's Equality Day. The National Women's History Alliance celebrates the 99th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Led by Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY), Congress passed the National Women's Equality Day in 1973 - August 26 was selected to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920. To find out more, visit - https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/resources/commemorations/womens-equality-day/

Visionary Women - Champions of Peace and Non Violence - http://www.nwhanews.org to find more topics on Women's history.