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Clothesline policy change in Ontario

Monday, January 21st 2008 12:25:58pm

Attention:
News/Assignment/Energy/Environment Reporters and Editors

Ontario Clothesline policy change : Interview Opportunity:

Province of Ontario to designate clotheslines under the Conservation Leadership Act

WHO:

Chris Winter, Executive Director, The Conservation Council of Ontario

WHEN:
Monday, January 21, 2008

WHAT:
Mr. Winter is available for comment on the Provincial initiative to remove municipal bans and developer covenants against clotheslines. He is able to offer insights into the campaign for change which was shared among the public, local leaders and the Ontario Chief Energy Conservation Officer.

Mr. Winter will also provide comment on specific areas, including:

• The value of clotheslines as a conservation tool (between 30 and 140 kWh per month
   depending on usage).
• The effectiveness of clotheslines and indoor drying racks.
• His family's 300 kWh/month electricity load (1/3 the provincial average).
• The growing province-wide commitment to conservation.
• Additional steps the Government should take to help people become better conservers.

Media Inquiries:

Chris Winter, Executive Director, The Conservation Council of Ontario, 416-533-1635 ext. 1, cell: 647 393-5000


The Conservation Council of Ontario is a provincial association of organizations and individuals working to promote a conserver society in Ontario.  Its main initiative, "We Conserve", seeks to build a united conservation movement across Ontario within three years - leading to significant progress by the Kyoto deadline of 2012.