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Local environment topic of League of Women Voters panel

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"Living Green: Sustaining the Quality of Life in Nevada County" will be the topic of a panel presentation by the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County at its monthly public meeting on Saturday morning, April 13, at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main Street, Grass Valley. Refreshments will be served at 9:30; the program commences at 10 a.m.

In anticipation of Earth Day, the program will focus on the local environment and what each one of us can do to improve it. The participants on the panel include Martin Webb, host of the KVMR program "The Energy Report"; Nancy Weber, NID Director, Division 1; Richard Thomas, boardmember of Sierra Nevada Group of the Sierra Club; and Amigo Bob Cantisano, one of the founding members of the California Certified Organic Farmers.

The emphasis will be on what we can do locally to improve our air and water quality. As usual, legislation from the state will affect our county. We hope to make you aware of this legislation as it impacts our local environment.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy The LWV of Western Nevada County meets regularly on the second Saturday morning of most months at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. For more information, please visit http://www.LWVWNC.org.

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