#participation-request2004nov30.htmlTEXTR*ch? Rally in Belfast Participation Request -- 30 November 2004 -- Save Passamaquoddy Bay from LNG

Participation Request

Save Passamaquoddy Bay
Rally at Belfast Media Conference

To: All LNG Opponents

From: Linda Cross Godfrey, Coordinator
Save Passamaquoddy Bay — a 3-Nation Alliance

Re: Rally in Belfast Requested

Date of Rally: Tuesday, November 30th, 10:30 a.m.

Participation Requested to Support Save Passamaquoddy Bay Alliance

Supporters of Save Passamaquoddy Bay Alliance, and those who oppose LNG terminals in Maine, are asked to rally behind the group at a Media Conference to be held on November 30th at 10:30am at the UM Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave. (Route 3) in Belfast. The Hutchinson Center is 1/2 mile west of the Rtes. 1 & 3 intersection in Belfast -- one driveway west of the entrance to MBNA.

The title of the Media Conference is:

Save Passamaquoddy Bay 3-Nation Alliance Brings LNG Objections to Augusta;
Governor Asked to Stop LNG Terminal in Gleason's Cove, Pleasant Point

Following the Media Conference, representatives of Save Passamaquoddy Bay will travel to Augusta to meet with Allan Stearns, Senior Policy Advisor to Gov. Baldacci.

Save Passamaquoddy Bay Alliance will ask Governor Baldacci to stop the plan for the LNG siting immediately. Evidence will be presented by representatives of the Passamaquoddy Tribe, and U.S. and Canadian members of the alliance. Documentation of objections from other groups such as the U.S. and Atlantic Canadian Sierra Clubs, Cobscook Bay Fishermen's Association, Indigenous Rights Network, Maliseet Fishers, Quoddy Bay Land Trust, Scoodic Audubon Society, City of Eastport, Town of Perry, Towns of Lubec,Whiting, Dennysville,Trescott and Edmunds, and a host of Canadian communities, including Campobello Island, Deer Island, Grand Manan Island, St. Andrews, Black's Harbour, and St. Stephens will be presented.

Save Passamaquoddy Bay Alliance will also present objections related to lack of due process for members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the communities to be affected, the Town of Perry's Article 40 related to the proposed LNG location, objections from the Canadian government, and a variety of environmental, ecological, economic and safety issues related to the LNG proposal.