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FLOTILLA TO OPPOSE TOXIC DREDGING WASTE IN NEW HAVEN HARBOR

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FLOTILLA TO OPPOSE TOXIC DREDGING WASTE IN NEW HAVEN HARBOR

Time: July 3, 2011 from 2pm to 3:15pm
Location: Sea Wall Park
Phone: arriet@sbcglobal.ne
Event Type: environmental, advocacy
Organized By: NHPOWer
Latest Activity: Jun 22, 2011

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Here is something to float your boat! Have a boat, canoe or dingy? NHPower is sponsoring a flotilla on July 3rd to oppose dumping toxic waste in New Haven Harbor. Info below.

Anstress Farwell

New Haven Urban Design League

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FELLOW BOATERS Neighbors, Residents
Now is the time to come to the defense of our waterway!*

THIS 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND, JOIN A MASS PROCESSION OF BOATS TO PROTEST
THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS’ PLAN TO DUMP 250,000 CUBIC YARDS OF TOXIC
DREDGING WASTE IN NEW HAVEN HARBOR.

WHERE:  Morris Cove right over the proposed dumping site (marked by orange buoys) a few hundred yards off Sea Wall Park. NON-BOATERS can demonstrate their support and view the action along with our political
representatives at Sea Wall Park.

WHEN:  Sunday, July 3rd, 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. Assemble 2:00 p.m.
Procession around orange buoys 2:30 p.m.

WHY:  Show the politicians and the ACE that the Cove and outer harbor
are recreational waters, not a dump for carcinogens. Let them see our
boating community's determination to protect New Haven Harbor's
recovering environmental health.

AFTERWARDS: You are invited to stop by at the New Haven Yacht Club for some refreshment and a chance to interact with fellow demonstrators
(see note below**)

In the spirit of the 4th, stand up for what’s right!

*  NHPower is the sponsor of this event. For more info about us or the event, please go to our website at http://nhpower.yolasite.com or
contact Larry Smith (larriet@sbcglobal.net)

**The NHYC dock is a short way to the west of Anthony’s Catering. Except for kayaks, canoes and dinghies that can be tied to the west side of the dock or pulled up on shore, visiting boaters are asked to anchor at the edge of the mooring field and radio on 68 for the club launch to bring you in, or sound an air horn three times.  Please
don’t tie up at vacant moorings. 

 

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