Next P.E.R.R.O. meeting:
March 1, 2017 Wednesday
1640 S Blue Island at Twisted Bull (formerly Efebina s)
Time : 6pm
Cities are morally responsible for removing lead water hazards, but it will be expensive, as well as legally and socially complicated. What are some short and long-term steps to dealing with the problem, and what does this imply about who is responsible for the safety of urban drinking water?
Michael Tiboris is a Global Water Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Public Fellow for the American Council of Learned Societies. He writes about water justice and the role of water in foreign policy. This includes work on fair resource distribution, urban water quality crises, water conflict, and cooperative transboundary resource governance.
Michael Tiboris, Ph.D. ? Fellow, Global Water
Please join our next PERRO meeting !
1640 S Blue Island at Twisted Bull (formerly Efebina’s)
Date: February 1 , 2017 Wednesday
Time: 6 pm
Unfortunately, our guest speaker has come down with a terrible cold and is unable to speak. Apologies for any inconvenience. We will still convene today.
Topics will include:
– PERRO’s ongoing work
– An update on the EPA under the Trump administration
– A review of Chicago’s lead service line problem
– A review of our absent speaker’s OpEd:
Chicago should remove all lead service lines to ensure safe water
Deadline Comments Period Jan 9th 2017/Led Lights proposal by the city