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Vt. lawmaker brings some green to D.C.

Makes changes at his offices to cut emissions

US Representative Peter Welch said yesterday he was putting in low-energy bulbs and turning down the office temperature. US Representative Peter Welch said yesterday he was putting in low-energy bulbs and turning down the office temperature. (jay premack for the boston globe)
By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / February 6, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Dozens of senators and House members have cosponsored legislation to fight global warming. Representative Peter Welch, a freshman Democrat from Vermont, wanted to do something personal as well: reduce his office's greenhouse gas emissions to effectively nothing. (Full article: 815 words)

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