Associated Press Alabama Daybook

Associated Press Alabama Daybook for Tuesday, July 23.


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Feb. 15 - Dec. 31. STATE AGENCY MEETINGS — The Alabama Secretary of State lists daily government agency meetings online. The complete list is available at Check meeting schedules daily for verification and changes.

July 23. 9:15 a.m. BENTLEY-TALLAPOOSA COUNTY VISIT — Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday will continue his Road to Economic Recovery Tour with a series of stops in Alexander City in Tallapoosa County. The purpose of the Road to Economic Recovery Tour is to visit communities and discuss local economic conditions and state-level efforts to attract more jobs to Alabama. Governor Bentley meets with area residents and business owners to discuss these topics and other issues of local importance

Tour of Alexander City City Hall - Approximately 9:15 a.m.

4 Court Square

Alexander City, AL

Visit Sunfest - Approximately 10:20 a.m.

Strand Park on Court Square

Alexander City, AL

Tour of Central Alabama Community College- Approximately 11:00 a.m.

1675 Cherokee Road

Alexander City, AL

Lunch at Jake s Restaurant - Approximately 12:00 Noon

16 Broad Street

Alexander City, AL

Contacts: Governor's Press Office (State PR), 334-242-7150

July 23. 10:30 a.m. SIERRA CLUB CONFERENCE CALL — The Sierra Club, the Environmental Integrity Project, Clean Water Action and Earthjustice Waterkeeper Alliance are having a conference call Tuesday to discuss how new rules from the EPA would help curb pollution from coal plants in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

The groups will outline the findings of the new report at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 during a live, phone-based news conference with full Q&A. News event speakers will be:

Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.;

Environmental Integrity Project Executive Director Eric Schaeffer;

Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign Director Mary Anne Hitt;

Earthjustice s Climate & Energy Vice President Abigail Dillen; and

Clean Water Action President and CEO Robert Wendelgass.

TO PARTICIPATE: Join the live phone-based news conference (with full, two-way Q&A) at 11:30 a.m. EDT on July 23, 2013 by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442. Ask for the "coal water pollution report news event.

(asterisk)Please RSVP to Ailis Wolf at or (703) 276-3265.

A streaming audio replay of this news event will be available as of 5 p.m. EDT on July 23, 2013 at

Contacts: Allis Wolf (EIP PR), 703-276-3265

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