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April 14, 2003

DOE and Other U.S. Agencies Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day 2003 arrives on April 22nd, and DOE is celebrating with events through the United States. DOE-sponsored events are taking place in Augusta, Georgia; Idaho Falls, Idaho; New York City, New York; Las Vegas, Nevada; Cincinnati, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and North Augusta, South Carolina. Earth Day events are also taking place at DOE's Germantown, Maryland, office building; at DOE's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory in Aiken, South Carolina; at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois; at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, near Upton, New York; and at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. The events occur from April 19th through the 26th; check the DOE's list of events for details. (PDF 46 KB). Download Acrobat Reader.

DOE also announced on April 14th that President Bush has asked all federal agencies to support volunteer service this Earth Day. The government has also launched a new Web provide a comprehensive federal resource for citizens who want to participate in Earth Day and other environmental activities. See the DOE press release and the Web site.

EERE has compiled its own suggestions for Earth Day, including ways to save energy and buy or use renewable energy at home. See the Earth Day Information page on the EERE Web site.