Join Prairie Rivers Network and Citizens Utility Board, as well as the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs and local community members, for a Clean Energy Town Hall.
October 17th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Spoon River College - Macomb Community Outreach Center
2500 E Jackson, Macomb, IL 61455
We'll hear an overview of the changing energy economy from WIU's Dr. Tom Sadler and learn about Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs' new clean energy education opportunities for rural schools. Prairie Rivers Network and Citizens Utility Board will share an overview of the Future Energy Jobs Act and the opportunities for building on IL's growing energy economy with the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
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