Monthly Archives: January 2014

Feb 5 meeting: Biofuels: a Fully Integrated Local Energy System

Sierra Club will present on Wed, Feb 5 at 7 pm:” Biofuels: a fully integrated local energy system.”  Blue Ridge Biofuelswill discuss recycling used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel for vehicles and heating homes. Location: Unitarian Congregation, 1 Edwin Pl. on Charlotte in Asheville.  Contact: Judy Mattox, 828-683-2176
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Feb 11: NC DOT Public Hearing on Regional Transportation Priorities

February 11, 4-7 pm; Haynes Building, AB Tech, Enka Campus                   During the 2013 legislative session, the General Assembly passed a bill overhauling how the state prioritizes and funds transportation projects.  There are … Continue reading
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Bill Moyers’ PBS North Carolina in Conflict

Please watch how big money has changed our state government which has impacted education, taxes, environment, insurance, all aspects of  life in North Carolina.  
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Action: Send comments to EPA supporting Federal Carbon Pollution Standard for Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a groundbreaking new proposal, creating the first-ever federal carbon pollution standard for every new power plant built in America. This is a game changer for the climate – especially because power plants are … Continue reading
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Hard-to-Recycle Collection Sat, Jan 18, 11-3pm, 1298 Patton, Asheville

styrofoam, electronics, blankets, batteries, used cooking oil, metal, wiring, pet foods/cleaning supplies, hard-covered books, eyeglasses, art supplies, musical instruments, chip/snack bags,   There is a $6 handling fee to recycle TV’s and CRT computer monitors. To check out the complete … Continue reading
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