February 11, 2020
6pm - 8pm
Gladstone City Library
39 Goondoon St
Gladstone, QLD 4680
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Join our allies at Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) for a coal ash forum with coal ash expert Lisa Evans!
In July last year, EJA released shocking new research that reveals communities like Gladstone are at serious risk from poorly managed coal ash waste – the toxic by-product of coal-fired power that accounts for nearly one-fifth of Australia’s industrial waste stream.
This February, EJA will be visiting affected communities on Australia’s east coast for a series of community forums with Lisa Evans, a senior lawyer from our counterpart in the US, Earthjustice, and an expert in coal ash.
At this forum we’ll discuss:
Come along to learn about the coal ash problem and how we can build solutions and benefits for Gladstone.
About Lisa Evans
Lisa is an attorney specialising in hazardous waste law and advocacy. She began her legal career as an Assistant Regional Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She is an expert on coal ash issues who has testified before United States Congress and before the U.S. National Academies of Science. Since 2006, Lisa has been a senior administrative counsel for Earthjustice, a non-profit organisation providing advice and representation on environmental law.
This event is hosted by our allies at Environmental Justice Australia