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Cardin Slates Friday Visit

January 13th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Friday, January 15, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will visit Western Maryland to explore issues related to public utility service and regional infrastructure.  Specifically, Senator Cardin will tour the latest carbon-capture and battery storage technologies at the Warrior Run Generating Station and attend an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) briefing on the expansion of broadband technology in area schools.

 

NOON* – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will visit the AES Warrior Run Generating Station for a tour and discussion on the facility’s recent advancements, which include expanded carbon dioxide-capture technologies and the largest grid-scale, battery-based energy storage project in Maryland.  

 

WHAT:                      Tour of Warrior Run Generating Station

WHO:                        U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

                                    Corporate Leaders, The AES Corporation                                         

WHEN:                      Friday, January 15 @12:00 PM

WHERE:                    11600 Mexico Farm Rd SE, Cumberland, MD 21502

 

*PLEASE NOTE that advance registration and closed-toe footwear is required for this event. Loose or baggy clothing is prohibited for safety reasons.   

 

2:00 PM – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join the Appalachian Regional Commission, local education officials and business community leaders for an update on an ARC project to extend the One Maryland Broadband Network to more Cumberland schools and downtown businesses.

 

WHAT:                      ARC Briefing of Expansion of Broadband in Schools

WHO:                        U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

                                    Bill Atkinson, ARC Program Manager

                                    Board of Education

                                    Local Elected Officials

Business Leaders

WHEN:                      Friday, January 15 @ 2:00 PM

WHERE:                    Chamber of Commerce, 24 Frederick Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

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