***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Contact: Joanna Simon 732-872-0111 (office)
ONE MONTH COUNTDOWN TO THE “TOUR FOR THE SHORE”
GROUPS TO RALLY 30 OFFICIALS IN 30 DAYS
Summer-long Campaign to Engage the Power of the People
Who: Clean Ocean Action: C.O.A.S.T. Intern Joanna Simon, Executive Director Cindy Zipf, Cyclist/Attorney Sean Dixon; Outrigger Canoeist Margo Pellegrino, Surfers’ Environmental Alliance Executive Director Richie Lee
What: Clean Ocean Action announces the start of its summer 2012 C.O.A.S.T. campaign to gain support from 30 elected local, state and federal officials before the Tour for the Shore. The Tour is an unprecedented two week bike, paddle, and rally event beginning on August 10 in Cape May and ending on the 24th in Montauk, NY.
When: Tuesday, July 10, 11:00 AM
Where: Borough of Belmar Taylor Pavilion
500 Ocean Avenue Belmar, NJ
Click here for a map: http://bit.ly/NJgWkk
Why: To raise awareness for the Clean Ocean Zone, an action that would designate the NY/NJ Bight as a no-dumping, no-drilling, pollution-free zone through an unprecedented citizen action campaign to raise awareness for a clean ocean.
Photo Ops: Speakers, Elected Officials, Citizen Activists, Scenic Views