Event — Sumner Hall, Grand Army of the Republic Post #25

Town Hall Meeting: The Impacts of Renewable Energy on Kent County

Where: Sumner House, Charles Sumner Post #25, Grand Army of the Republic

206 S. Queen St. Chestertown, MD 21620

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Details: Preservation Maryland and Kent Conservation and Preservation are hosting this meeting. This is a kickoff event for the designation of Kent County as one of Preservation Maryland’s Six-to-Fix 2016 Awards. We are looking for ways to face the challenges of energy production, carbon dioxide emissions and land use. What are the current regulations and laws in Maryland? How can we resolve differences between the environment al and historic preservation communities? The discussion will look at the impacts of renewable energy on the cultural and historic landscape of Kent County and teh Eastern Shore, and the potential for impacts o food production and farming. The conversation will include looking at alternative solutions and how this clean energy, necessary for a more sustainable future, might be located and produced without sacrificing the state’s history, heritage and prime farmland. Light refreshments will be served.