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Mission of the York Energy Efficiency Committee

Our mission is to respond to the global warming crisis by promoting energy efficiency, alternative energy, and environmental initiatives throughout the town of York, Maine.
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True wealth

“It seems that only when financial ruin threatens, personal comfort is affected and an individual’s standard of living is lowered do we act to deal with problems that may have been visible for ages. If we do not realize that a nation is only as rich as its soil and water resources, the future . . . → Read More: True wealth

Rally to keep the Northeast tar sands free

From the Maine chapter of the Sierra Club:

Rally for a tar sands free Northeast — January 26 in Portland

Imagine how devastating an oil spill into the Connecticut River would be. Picture dirty tar sands oil pouring into Sebago Lake or Casco Bay. We’ve seen what happens when tar sands pipelines spill, and it’s . . . → Read More: Rally to keep the Northeast tar sands free

Important Documentary “Chasing Ice” at The Music Hall

The highly acclaimed documentary “Chasing Ice” will be playing at the Music Hall in Portsmouth on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 & 8. From the Music Hall web site:

Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing . . . → Read More: Important Documentary “Chasing Ice” at The Music Hall

Need

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. —  Gandhi

YEEC’s own Eric Hopkins a People’s Coice Award nominee

Congratulations to Eric Hopkins, co-founder and Chair of the York Energy Efficiency Committee. He is one of three finalists for the Natural Resources Council of Maine’s People’s Choice Award for his “extraordinary service for Maine’s environment.” And until September 1, you can vote for Eric on the NRCM web site at http://nrcm.kintera.org/peopleschoice.

Below is how . . . → Read More: YEEC’s own Eric Hopkins a People’s Coice Award nominee

Mount Agamenticus to the Sea initiative would benefit from LMF bond

From a MPBN.net news story broadcast on May 14, 2012:

Among the projects that would benefit from the LMF bond is a conservation initiative known as “Mount A2Sea,” short for Mount Agamenticus to the Sea. The aim of the program is to protect a network of connected natural resources within a 48,000 acre area of . . . → Read More: Mount Agamenticus to the Sea initiative would benefit from LMF bond

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