Green Committee

Purpose: To conserve water and to make Oak Grove net zero – carbon neutral (to produce more clean energy than we consume) through conservation, purchasing or producing clean energy for 100% or more of our electricity, and offsetting carbon emissions of our natural gas and other fossil fuel use. Oak Grove is certified as a Presbyterian Earth Care Congregation.

Meeting date: First Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

Chair/Session Liaison: John Crampton, Chair; Bob Gerdes, Session Liaison

Recent and Upcoming Events: Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo.

Oak Grove’s Green Committee hosted the Bloomington Sustainability Commission and the Xcel Partners in Energy program on Thursday, June 20.  Over 50 leaders of Bloomington businesses and churches attended as we presented our actions over the past few years to dramatically cut carbon emissions and to sequester carbon and infiltrate water into the ground to stop and reverse pollution of our waters and atmosphere.