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Rep. Scott Peters, Operation Free Join CleanTECH San Diego for First Public Screening of THE BURDEN

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Short Film Documents the National Security Threat of Fossil Fuel Dependence, Highlights the Military’s Leadership on Solutions
Screening to be followed by Defense Energy Expert Panel Discussion

 

WHAT:

 

San Diego, Calif. — On Wednesday, June 4 at 6:00 pm PST, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), clean energy campaign Operation Free,
and CleanTECH San Diego will host the first public screening of the film THE BURDEN followed by a discussion on Defense Energy issues at the
San Diego Central Library.

 

THE BURDEN is the first documentary of its kind to tell the story of how our dependence on fossil fuels is the greatest long­‐term national security threat
confronting the U.S. – and how the military is leading our transition away from oil. Watch the trailer.

 

The 40-minute documentary will be followed by a panel discussion featuring representatives from the military, San Diego clean energy industry, and
Rep. Scott Peters. The panel will discuss the energy security challenges our military faces, the innovative projects being conducted on San Diego-area
military installations to confront those challenges, and the leadership of Rep. Scott Peters to bring even more opportunities to the San Diego
clean energy community.

 

WHO:

 

Rep. Scott Peters, Congressman, California’s 52nd District
CAPT James C. Goudreau, Acting Deputy Assistant Security of the Navy (Energy)
Andrea Marr, former Navy Officer and Operation Free spokesperson
Roger Sorkin, Producer/Director/Writer of THE BURDEN, and Truman Project Fellow
David Field, President and CEO, OneRoof Energy
Adam Gerza, Director of Government Affairs, Sullivan Solar Power
Jason Anderson, President, CleanTECH San Diego

 

WHEN:

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm PST

 

WHERE:

 

San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

 

MEDIA RSVP:

 

RSVP to Victoria Glynn, Communications Associate at Operation Free, at 978-807-3855 or vglynn@trumancnp.org. The event is free to attend.

 

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About CleanTECH San Diego
CleanTECH San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region, including Imperial County and Baja California,
as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape,
leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. CleanTECH San Diego’s membership
includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for benefit of the
economy and the environment. Learn more at cleantechsandiego.org.

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