Monthly Archives: December 2013

Jan 15 meeting: “Biltmore Estate’s Sustainability and Environmental Preservation”

Sierra Club will present on Wed, Jan 15 at 7 pm:  ”Biltmore Estate’s Sustainability and Environmental Preservation,” including a discussion of their solar panel system as well as possibilities regarding their canola oil seeds for cooking oil and then possibly biofuel. Free & open to the … Continue reading
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Community leaders awards for 2013

Western North Carolina Sierra Club Group is proud to announce our community leaders awards for the year 2013: Susan Fisher — Outstanding Environmental Legislator of 2013 – Susan had a 100% pro-environmental voting record during this past year’s state legislative … Continue reading
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Buncombe County passes 80% carbon reduction resolution

On Tuesday night, the Buncombe County Commission adopted a resolution calling for an 80% carbon reduction goal with at least 2% per year reduction. They also approved investing the first $800,000 in energy efficiency initiatives over the next few years (which will save … Continue reading
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