Healthy Climate Bill: Take action today!

There are already limits on emissions in our laws, but there is no way to enforce them. The Healthy Climate bill will hold big polluters accountable for the cost of what they are dumping into our air and water. Up to this point, we are paying the costs, in the form of missed work days and medical bills from lung disease, severe allergies and asthma attacks. We pay for record-breaking wildfires and droughts that hurt family farmers and raise food prices.

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Solarize: A Positive Action to Address Climate Change Locally

Have you been wondering what you can do about climate change? Here’s a good idea: Join Solarize Union County! Community solar projects like Solarize Union County lower the overall cost of installing a system through a bulk-purchasing program, making the systems available at wholesale prices.

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Solarize Union County Kicks off a 2nd Year!

Solarize Union County is now offering solar electric systems in addition to solar hot water systems to local residents and businesses in 2013!   What is Solarize Union County? Solarize Union County is a program spearheaded by Oregon Rural Action and Union County in collaboration with partners including Union County and the Union Wallowa Baker Federal Credit Union. The goal of the program is to help the residents of Union County overcome...

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Open House Inspires Folks to “Go Solar & Energy Efficient”

June 18 & 19 This Father’s Day weekend the Oregon Rural Action Energy Team invites the community to visit five Green & Solar Homes around Union County during the second Eastern Oregon Solar Fair. These homes feature solar installations and the best energy efficiency and conservation measures. On the Open House folks can see real systems in action and talk with the homeowners who use them daily.   Details on the Green &...

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Fair Will Connect Homeowners & Professionals on Solar & Green Building

Oregon Rural Action invites solar and green building professionals, vendors and organizations to participate in the 2011 Eastern Oregon Solar Fair The 2011 Eastern Oregon Solar Fair is an educational event aimed at home and business owners. It is the only such event in Northeastern Oregon. The goal is to connect solar prospects with information, working local solar systems and solar installers and contractors so that our community can “go...

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