FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 19, 2005) – Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet (EPPC) Secretary LaJuana S. Wilcher will be on hand for a ceremony marking the purchase of renewable energy by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The Bardstown community organization will purchase EnviroWatts – units of energy generated from methane gas found in landfills – monthly from Salt River Electric and the East Kentucky Power Cooperative. The purchase makes the organization the third-largest buyer of EnviroWatts.
The ceremony is part of the EPPC’s week-long celebration of Earth Day.
WHO: Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet Secretary LaJuana S. Wilcher and representatives from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Salt River Electric and East Kentucky Power Cooperative
WHAT: EnviroWatts purchase by Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
WHEN: Thursday, April 21, 2005, 2:30 p.m. EDT
WHERE: In front of the Mother House on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus in Nazareth. Nazareth is near Bardstown. To find the campus from Bardstown, go north on U.S. Highway 31E. The Mother House is on the left about 2 miles beyond the intersection of U.S. Highway 31 and Kentucky Highway 332.
WEB: For more on EPPC’s Earth Day activities: www.environment.ky.gov/earthday