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Four Corners Electronics RecyclingRecycle Now!
Four Corners Recycling InitiativeThe mission of the Four Corners Recycling Initiative is to promote sustainable living through waste diversion and recycling, education and outreach, and economic opportunities without increasing the tax burden on those we serve.
Stop the Junk Mail MonsterEco-Cycle Do-It-Yourself instructions
41pounds.org Hands off, 100% guaranteed, 5 year, non-profit service costs $41
Check Your Appliance Power UseCheck out Kill-a-Watts at
Mancos Public Library Do you know what your refrigerator, freezer or other household appliances are costing you per month? Empire Electric and the Mancos Public Library have teamed up to help you determine how you are using your electricity in your home. Empire Electric has donated KILL-A-WATT METERS that you can check out just as you would a book. Take it home, plug it in and test your electric consumption! It is free but electricity is not.
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The EC has five goals that guide our work* Empower students
* Make sustainability a community effort
* Strengthen community-based learning and research
* Encourage innovation
* Integrate environmental and social justice issues (read more)
Partners in protecting the agricultural lifestyle in Montezuma County.(read more)
Dolores and Mancos Conservation Districts
The La Plata Climate and Energy Action Plan project provides a concrete and systematic way for concerned citizens to volunteer and get involved right now in identifying the many ways, large and small, that our community, individuals, governments, businesses, and other groups can reduce greenhouse gasses throughout La Plata County.(read more...)
Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency
Read more... "People´s Climate Stewardship Act": A Simple Carbon Fee with Revenue Returned to Americans
Environment Tech Sites
and Climate Events
Four Corners Power Plant
October 6, 2010 − Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Best Available Retrofit Technology Determination for Four Corners Power Plant
EPA proposes to cut NOx emissions at nation’s largest source, Four Corners Power Plant
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Union of Concerned Scientists Global warming is one of the most serious challenges facing us today. To protect the health and economic well−being of current and future generations, we must reduce our emissions of heat−trapping gases by using the technology, know−how, and practical solutions already at our disposal.
Nasa's Global Climate Change Site contains the latest information regarding climate change in very readable format. The site is by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Cal Tech.
June 2010 NewsletterRead it here if you didn´t get it by email.
Local Environment Tech
Local, State, National
The Steering Committee was an early product of MCAN’s formation efforts. The purpose of this committee is to coordinate the organization across committee (team) and project boundaries, provide a cohesive M−CAN public face by coordinating media releases, and provide other organization tools such as documentation and accounting conventions. The committee currently includes:
Jodi retired to Montezuma County from a career as a System Process Consultant when she designed and installed new business processes for large companies using SAP business systems. She designed business software while employed by Texas Instrumants, Siemens and other corporations.
Jodi has taught at levels from Elementary and High School to University and holds a BS degree in Mathematics and Biology from Purdue University as well as a Masters in General Education from East Texas University.
Jodi is currently Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Montezuma County. When she was Chairman of the Health Care Committee of the League of Women Voters she led a Study of Montezuma County Health Care.
Jodi’s interests in education and health issues have inspired many of her lifes activities including positions such as Johnson City, Tennessee, School Board Member, Gershon Benjamin Art Foundation Board Member and Chair of an Education Foundation. She initiated a Children's Hands On Museum in Johnson City.
Chris retired to Montezuma County from a 30 year career in Electronic Design in industries from appliances to military and industrial control. He holds a BS in Electonics from the University of Florida and taught electronics in the US Army during 1966-69. His interests include science and technology such as PC related technologies.
Chris and Jodi designed and built their passive solar home here.
The FourCornersCalendars Strategy and membership in the League of Women Voters of Montezuma County (as Newsletter Editor) have filled his time recently.
Chris has followed our Global Warming problem for well over a decade with growing alarm.
Susan spent seventeen years in Southwest Colorado working in land use planning, community development and resource management. During that time she worked for tribal, federal and county government as well as several small businesses. In her years in Virginia, Susan was a planner for the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, where she focused on long range and neighborhood planning.
She recently returned to the southwest, and now lives in McElmo Canyon.
Susan holds a B.A. in Political Science/Economics from Duke University and a B.S. in Geography (Land Use Planning) from Northern Arizona University.Susan is currently working with Southwest Memorial Hospital.