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Energy, Defense Depts. Put ENERGY STAR® Lights in Military Housing

Energy, Defense Depts. Put ENERGY STAR® Lights in Military Housing

CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina, April 23, 2008 (ENS) – They’re calling it Operation Change Out. On Tuesday, U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman marked Earth Day by launching a joint campaign with the Defense Department to cut carbon emissions, save energy and save money by changing light bulbs. Those spiral compact fluorescent light bulbs now are…

Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 15, 2008 (ENS) – To lighten the planet’s load of greenhouse gases in observance of Earth Day, Illinois EPA Director Doug Scott is encouraging state residents to switch from traditional incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent bulbs, or CFLs. “Next week marks the 38th celebration of Earth Day, which gives us a…

Celebrating Energy Independence: Ideas That Start at Home

Celebrating Energy Independence: Ideas That Start at Home

I think we can all agree that a transition away from an oil and fossil-fuel-based energy strategy is an absolute must, and, while it’s great that there are huge solar arrays [www.treehugger.com] that are popping up everywhere [www.treehugger.com] and that some states are taking initiative [www.treehugger.com] to create viable energy alternatives (and we’ll need all…