Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Earth Day 2009

April 22nd is Earth Day, a day to reflect on the state our planet's ecology is in and how we both hurt and help the situation with our personal choices and choices as a society.

Here are some links that might help you live a "greener" life:

The Earth Day Network--How can you join the movement to help the Earth? The website of the Earth Day Network can tell you more.

Earthday.gov--The US Government's Earth Day portal.

Learn the Issues--The Environmental Protection Agency's public education page. Also, the EPA's Earth Day event guide for our area of the country.

The EPA Fuel Economy Guide--Is that clunker of yours wasting gas...and money? Find out how which new models just sip and how you can get you more goin' per gallon in the car you already drive.

Topic Guide:Recycling by 42explore.

The Alliance to Save Energy--has TONS of great information, including tips for lowering energy bills.

The Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN)--Keeps you up-to-date on the fight for the earth in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality--Tells Louisiana citizens what's up in the effort to keep Louisiana safe and clean and to make sure polluters get theirs.

John Muir founded the Sierra Club in 1892 to protect the wilderness of the American west. Read more about conservation issues on their website.

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