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JMU Faculty Present Clean Energy Fair Before Orkney Springs Concert

From: Office of Public Affairs

July 18, 2008

HARRISONBURG— James Madison University faculty members will display clean energy technologies and discuss opportunities for biodiesel, wind and solar energy, electricity conservation, recycling and green building techniques from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 18, at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival at Orkney Springs.
The clean energy fair, sponsored by the Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability at JMU, precedes a concert by country music star Kathy Mattea, who is also known for her environmental activism.
The first 250 visitors to the clean energy fair will receive low-energy light bulbs.

How to get there: Orkney Springs is about an hour north of Harrisonburg in Shenandoah County. To get to the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, take Interstate 81 north to Mount Jackson (Exit #273). Turn east on Route 703, right (south) on Route 11, right on Route 263 (Orkney Grade) and follow approximately12 miles to Orkney Springs.