Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Do you know where your energy comes from?

Find out at the new interactive power map by NPR. I think that the most important step towards making more environmentally friendly decisions is to be informed. Over 60% of the power in NC comes from coal and most of that coal is mined using mountain top removal techniques. This is destroying our ecosystems and causing major pollution problems in our streams and rivers.

Check out where your power comes from, the facts can be quite shocking! I know that for myself, I have lofty aspiration of one day living 'off the grid' and producing all my own power through wind and solar sources. A girl can dream, right?

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