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Interfaith Stewardship of Creation - Organizational Resources

Virginia Interfaith Power and Light 

Virginia Interfaith Power and Light is the Virginia Chapter of a national network of nonprofit interfaith organizations that engages in advocacy for stewardship of creation. Its program focus is energy-oriented, advocating for transitioning towards a new, clean energy economy and creating environmental justice. Resources on the Virginia Interfaith website include policy background on energy issues affecting the Diocese and of broader scope.  The website resources include an annotated list of public utility energy efficiency programs as well other energy efficiency resources of interest to churches and households in Virginia. http://www.vipl.org/Programs/ReduceYourEnergyUse/tabid/1063/Default.aspx

Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light 

Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light is the D.C. Chapter of a national network of nonprofit interfaith organizations that engages in advocacy for stewardship of creation. Its program focus is energy-oriented, advocating for transitioning towards a new, clean energy economy and creating environmental justice. Resources on Greater Washington Interfaith website include a number of downloadable “green energy” guides and other resources for energy conservation and transitioning to renewable energy. http://gwipl.org/go-green/green-congregation-guides/

SAIF Water Wells, Inc. 

SAIF Water Wells, Inc. is a faith-based organization concerned with the safety and availability of rural drinking water for all Virginians. It gamut of programs includes support for scientific research on the groundwater resources that are the main water supply for Virginia’s Northern Neck, research on proper engineering of surface water wells to avoid contamination, and develops and distributes education materials to educate people on the care of shallow wells to protect the safety of their drinking water.  Research sponsored by SAIF is found here. http://www.saifwater.org/SAIF-PAGES/saif-research.htm