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Your faith in action made a difference for our air, water, and communities. Here’s what we accomplished, and what we’ll pick back up next year.
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These are just the bills that Earth Ministry actively worked on. Check out the Environmental Priorities Coalition press release to see even more good environmental legislation that passed!
An excerpt from retiring Campaign strategist Jessie Dye's letter tells of recent successes Earth Ministry contributed to in our State...
... Together we have phased out Washington's only coal plant, to see it transition into the largest solar farm in the state. We have stopped six coal export terminals though the odds were overwhelmingly against us. We have prevented oil trains from risking our towns, halted one wasteful methanol plant (so far), and any number of other fossil fuel infrastructure projects. We have stood as reliable allies with Native nations on behalf of their treaty rights and sacred sites in our region. Environmental partners now see the strength that people of faith bring to our joint campaigns. We have moved the transition to clean energy forward as quickly as any state in the nation. Survival of salmon and orcas is a key priority because we stand with tribes and conservationists for our neighbors under the waters. I am so proud and grateful for these and many more shared accomplishments over the last dozen years.
Thank you to Jessie and to all the Earth Ministry Team as well as those that spend time to care for our common home. Let's keep up the good work! earthministry.org
GCC members asked 5-10 families in their congregations to separate out the locally non-recyclable plastics from their garbage for one month. People were excited to participate. The volume was sobering. This photo shows just 40 of the participating households collection for one month. We will be displaying a portion at The Goose Grocer on April 6th & 27th. Come by to see our display, learn more and get suggestions on how to reduce your plastic consumption. The time is now to make a difference choice.
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