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December 13, 2015

Surfrider HQ Visiting DC To Stop Offshore Drilling in the Mid-Atlantic

The Department of Interior may allow oil drilling in the Atlantic in 2017.

Surfrider HQ is coming to D.C. February 11-12 to tell Congress, the White House, and DOI that offshore drilling in the Mid-Atlantic is not the answer.

We’re organizing a two-day event, including a hill climb with Surfrider members from several east coast chapters, an evening party, and a press event. We’ll have the famous Firewire signed surfboard with us:


Live in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, or North Carolina?

Join members from Surfrider chapters along the East Coast and Surfrider HQ for our February 12 visit to Capitol Hill to speak with your representatives about offshore drilling:

(Or, click here: dc.surfrider.org/lobby)

Questions? Email Mike at vicechair@dc.surfrider.org

December 13, 2015

View From A Blue Moon

Join the chapter for DC’s premiere of View From A Blue Moon, the celebrated 4K surf flick by John John Florence from the makers of Art of Flight.

We’ll be at Public Bar in Dupont at 7pm to watch the film, grab some drinks, and hang. Here’s the trailer:

Join the chapter this Thursday for a surf flick and a drink: https://www.facebook.com/events/178465759164971/

Posted by Surfrider Foundation – DC Chapter on Sunday, December 13, 2015

December 1, 2015

December Chapter Meeting

Hang with Surfrider DC this Wednesday evening

Come hang with the chapter, hear about the Georgetown waterfront development, DC Styrofoam ban, Surfrider lobby days in February, and a special surprise surf short, Holy Fin, with the film’s creator and co-editor in attendance!

When: Wednesday, December 2, 7pm
Where: Patagonia Georgetown (map)
Who: Open to all, including non-members!


See you after work this Wednesday? https://www.facebook.com/events/1189357054411195/

Posted by Surfrider Foundation - DC Chapter on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/D-C-Surfrider-Chapter/events/227054712/

November 16, 2015

No more styrofoam in DC eateries

wpid-wp-1405340854443.jpeg The styrofoam ban in D.C. went into effect yesterday, January 1. Eateries are no longer permitted to purchase styrofoam for use with food. Congratulations, D.C.! That's one less source of trash reaching our local rivers.

Found styrofoam at a D.C. restaurant, food truck, or takeout place?

Report it via the link below and D.C.'s Department of Energy and the Environment will contact the business about complying with the ban. (You are required to submit only the business name and address.) It's mobile friendly, too!

Report styrofoam here: http://doee.dc.gov/node/1087982

November 3, 2015

Meet the Surfrider Foundation’s Environmental Director

Meet the Surfrider Foundation's Environmental Director, Pete Stauffer, at the D.C. Chapter's November meeting this Wednesday. He'll talk about current environmental initiatives around the country and specifically in the Mid-Atlantic, including proposed offshore drilling.

Hear about the chapter's other initiatives regarding the upcoming Styrofoam ban in D.C., recap of the chapter's OBX surf trip, and upcoming plastic bottle and cigarette butt campaigns.

All are welcome to attend, including non-members! We'll grab drinks and snacks after the meeting at a local watering hole.

What: D.C. Chapter's November Meeting

Where: Patagonia Georgetown, 1048 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 (Google Map)

When: Wednesday, November 4, 7pm

Who: All are welcome to attend, including non-members!

TONIGHT, meet Pete Stauffer, Surfrider's Environmental Director, and hear what the chapter has cooking...

Posted by Surfrider Foundation - DC Chapter on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/D-C-Surfrider-Chapter/events/226524725/

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