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Congressman to Host Green Energy Summit

Published: Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 1:02 p.m. CDT

GRAYSLAKE —U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Deerfield, will host a green energy summit 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in Grayslake.

The summit will offer constituents an opportunity to learn practical ways to lower energy costs, reduce their carbon footprint and promote sustainability, according to a news release from Schneider's office. It will also provide an overview of the policy trends in energy efficiency, solar and wind energy, including an analysis on how these developments contribute to economic growth and job creation.

The summit will feature remarks from Schneider and state Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, as well as presentations from the Citizens Utility Board, National Resource Defense Council, Sierra Club, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Blue Green Alliance and sustainability coordinators from Lake County.  

The event will take place at the University Center of Lake County, 12000 University Center Drive, on the campus of the College of Lake County.

Constituents can RSVP for the Green Energy Summit at

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