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Sign on-line petition to Gov. McCory to proclaim June as "Solar Energy Month"

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    While mostly symbolic, the proclamation would recognize what the solar industry contributes to our state: that it generates $3.7 billiondollars and has more than 1,100 companies employing 15,000 people. The petition encourages more solar and clean energy companies to locate here, and most of all, sends the signal to clean energy opponents that this industry is not just thriving, but it is here to stay.

    http://action.sierraclub.org/site/PageNavigator/NCSolarMonth.html


     

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  • Ellen W.

    Is this an event or an online petition signing?

    April 11

  • Philip J. B.

    Let's call it renewable energy. We also need to use wind, low head hydro and methane from digesters.

    October 18, 2014

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    Gotta take care of Mother Earth!

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    I love hiking, gardening and learning. I have been studying in the Blue Ridge Naturalist Program... more

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    My ideal hike is 3 miles and 500'el.dif. with views (waterfalls are great). About... more

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    I moved down from northern VA last fall to start my career in solar energy. I have... more

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    I'm trying to get more involved in environmental activism

  • Karen Z.

    the environment: my passion!

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    I just moved to Asheville from Washington, DC. I'm looking forward to getting to... more

  • Rachel S

    I am an avid environmentali­st and environmental educator. I teach science to 6th graders.

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