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West Michigan, like most places in the world is wrestling with energy consumption, demand and how to build a cleaner energy future.  Be a part of the solution...

      Email Holland Sustainability Committee              Email Holland City Council

    holland sustainable energy plan proposed            sustainable energy law

*** Coming Events ***


"The Earth is the Lord's"

The Western Theological Seminary is hosting a conference through their Journey group called, "The Earth is the Lord's" from Sept. 23-25. The conference is designed to, "...increase the awareness of why Christians ought to care for creation and will provide biblical and theological resources for Christians to become better earth-keepers." 

See brochure/ download available

    WEST Energy News
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:  Sept 2010

**Please note that newsletters may not come out every month. 

 Quick summary of MPSC findings by Sara Leeland


The Speakers Series presented by WEST on the 2nd Tuesday of the month will be suspended over the summer in order to spend time on these important issues:

Holland's Energy Plan-  The Sustainability Committee is meeting on Monday the 17th, and will be drafting a Citywide Energy Plan.  The full presentation for how to approach a plan is here: Drafting a City Energy Plan 

Read the Energy News Alert from Sara and Don.

The Importance of Networking-  Sharing information using the internet is important to the viability and growth of any organization.  Learn how to identify and use the tools at your finger tips to interact with other members.  No need to wait for a physical meeting!

Planning for the year ahead-  It's time to take a look at how we are using our resouces, and introduce new ideas for what we want to do next.

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  WEST says YES to ideas for energy efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and significant lowering of energy production, making a difference locally with 7 future generations in mind.

  Click here for ideas to get involved

Co-chairs: Don Triezenberg and Sara Leeland Treasurer: Russ Packard
Founders: Marty Dugan & John Fulenwider

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