|Petitions delivered to city commission|
Activists delivered more than 720 petitions to the City Commission, which acts as the board of directors for the City's utility, Lakeland Electric. McIntosh 3, the only coal burning plant in Lakeland, puts around two million tons of carbon pollution into the air every year in addition to all the other toxic chemicals the community intakes on a daily basis.
|Waiting to enter city chambers with petitions|
|Fr. Robert Moses wants clean energy now|
The press was out in force to cover the story, with camera crews from Bay News 9, ABC Action News, NBC- WFLA (Tampa), CBS Tampa, and Univision. The Lakeland Ledger also ran a piece the following day. It's clear that this is a critical issue to Lakeland, and the people demand leadership.