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Subject:  Re: OT: Gore do as I say, not as I do Date:  2/27/2007  6:25 PM
Author:  cliff666 Number:  2938 of 101692

Telegraph: Prez Bush put solar panels on the White House. Wasn't Gore or his buddy back 10 years, was it?

Always with the political jibe, eh, telegraph? Check your data:

In 1980, the Reagan administration removed perfectly good, working solar thermal panels from the White House (these same solar collectors are still working at Unity College in Unity, Maine). The EcoMall spearheaded the Proposal to Solarize the White House, forming "The Solar Campaign" with other solar energy advocates, and posted an alert at our site asking our visitors to e-mail The White House urging them to use renewable energy technologies on the White House grounds. We are happy to report that 23 years after the previous solar panels were removed, two solar thermal systems and a 9 kW photovoltaic (PV) solar electricity system have returned to the White House.

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