Case Studies by keralaguest


									                       Universities with Green Fees
   1. Appalachian State University
   2. Connecticut College
   3. Evergreen State College
   4. Harvard University
   5. Messiah College
   6. Northland College
   7. Tufts University
   8. University of California at Santa Cruz
   9. University of Colorado at Boulder
   10. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
   11. University of Kansas
   12. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   13. University of the South- Sewanee
   14. University of Tennessee at Knoxville
   15. University of Virginia

Appalachian State University
Fee: $5.00 per semester

        The Renewable Energy Initiative (REI) at Appalachian State University was
started by students in order to raise awareness of energy practices to the student body and
to garner support for an increase of student fees, of five dollars per semester. The REI
started a referendum for clean energy on campus and ran a campaign for one and a half
months. They conducted local television interviews, created a web site, went to
classrooms, hung fliers, and wrote news articles, to gain support. When voted on, the
referendum past by eighty-one percent of the student body. The fee will raise about
$120,00 to 150,000 per year.
        The REI is now composed of students, faculty, and administration members, who
will decide how best to allocate the revenue created by the fees. The REI has made the
decision to set aside the first money collect to assist students who have recently received
a grant for $10,000, from the EPA, to build a biodisel processor. The fund awarded will
be used to buy piping and automated valves, wastewater treatment, laboratory supplies,
and heating system. After the students are finished the bio-diesel processor will be used
on campus to reduce electricity needs for power from fossil fuels. Other projects of REI
involve the installation of solar panels in streetlights, the parking deck, and emergency
phones on campus.

Connecticut College
Fee: $12.50 per semester

        In 2001, the student body of Connecticut College petitioned to raise student
activity fees twenty-five dollars, with the intention of buying green power. In doing so,
Connecticut College became the first college to buy a significant potion of green energy
to meet its electrical needs. In December of 2003, Connecticut College was agreed to
purchase wind energy that would supplement forty-four of its annual electricity from
New York based EAD-Environmental, doubling their previous commitment. When the
fee was first collected the money was spend to purchase seventeen percent, the next year
twenty-two, and then to forty-four.
         Connecticut College also created an Environmental Model Committee (EMC).
Representatives in the committee are made up of a diverse group of faculty, staff, and
students. There are four faculty positions as well as four student positions. Two of the
students’ positions are for SGA members and tow are for the students at large. Most
faculty members serve a term of two or three years, while students only one. Along with
faculty and students, there are many positions that are designated for certain staff on the
committee. Such as: the Director of the Arboretum, Director of Physical Plant, Director
of College Relations, and the Engineering Systems Manager. All together there are
fourteen positions on the committee for staff.
         The EMC drafted up a green building policy, which states that all new buildings
or renovations on campus will be build under green building guidelines. This mandates
that buildings will be build with recycled building materials, systems that use alternative
energy sources, and all construction must conducted under the rating system developed
by the U.S. Green Building Council. To supplement the green policy, the “green team”
was also created. The team’s job is to work with architects and contractors to carry out
the green building policy. They help with the pre-design, design, construction, and
working conditions of the building. The EMC also conducts assessments on the buildings
already on campus, to see if renovation of systems and the buildings are needed to
improve energy efficiency and the reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gas. As part
of the green building policy, all buildings will now be maintained by green cleaning
products and if needed energy efficient systems for heating, lighting, and transportation
will be put into effect.
         Along with the green building policy, the EMC has also stared a renewable
energy policy, the energy conservation and efficiency fund, has improved the campus
recycling system, and has created a campus environmental coordinator position. The
EMC is currently working on making a zero interest loan fund. This fund will provide the
money needed for energy efficiency upgrades and energy conservation campaigns. The
money that is generated by saving on cost will be re-invested into the fund to allow the
fund to grow.
         Students at Connecticut College have also made an effort to urge the creation of a
facility for processing the dining hall waste oil into biodiesel, which will then be used in
the campus’s transportation vehicles, also for the heating in the Earth House. Students are
also looking into using some of the fee funds to build a green energy generation facility.
The revenue created by selling the electricity into the grid would also be re-invested into
other green energy projects.
Evergreen State College

Fee: $1.00 per credit

        Students at Evergreen State College voted in January of 2005 on a referendum to
raise student fees by one dollar per credit. The referendum passed by 91 percent, 1102
yes to 112 no. The money raised by the fee will be used to purchase green tags, which
include both wind and solar power.
        The work of students and community groups working with the Clean Coalition
started the initiative. The students of Western Washington University inspired the
campaign. In the spring of 2004, they voted to increase their fees by nineteen dollars a
quarter to allow the university to purchase 100 percent of electricity in the form of green
power. Evergreen State University also decided to commit to 100 percent of green.
        Different than Western Washington University’s system, Evergreen State College
will divide the fee into two funds. Ten percent of the money raised will go to fund the
development of renewable production on campus. The rest of the money will be
combined with faculty and staff donations to purchase the green tags. With the
commitment of 100 percent green electricity, Evergreen State College will become the
second college in the nation to do so.

Harvard University
Fee: $5.00 per semester (undergraduates only)

        On December 6, 2004, students at Harvard University voted on a referendum to
raise student fees ten dollars per year. The university’s Kennedy School of Government
and the School of Public Health were already purchasing renewable energy with a fee
increase. Students now had the opportunity to make it campus wide. The student body
voted on if they supported a new energy fee and whether it should be opt-in, opt-out, or
mandatory. At the end of the voting period, 82 percent of the student body voted to
support the fee.
        The Harvard Environmental Action Committee (EAC) calculates that the ten
dollars per undergraduate student will pay for around four million-kilowatt hours of
renewable energy, which is about 25 percent of the university dorms consumption. With
the money raised, the university is going to buy renewable energy certificates from
somewhere else in the county. Therefore, most of the energy used on campus will still
come from nuclear and fossil fuel plants in New England, while the certificates go toward
renewable energy sources in Texas and Colorado.
        With the passage of the increase in fee, the President of the university created the
Renewable Energy Fund, which promotes of the development of renewable energy on
campus, and the Green Building Loan Fund. The Renewable Energy Fund will be for
three years and will provide 100,000 dollars per year for renewable energy practices. A
Renewable Energy Advisory Group, made up of students, facility, and staff, will advise
the EAC and the Harvard Green Campus Initiative on how to allocate funds. The Green
Building Loan Fund is for financial backing to implement high-performance building
design, technologies in new buildings, and building renovations. The fund will finance
the cost difference between a standard and high-performance building design and
technology. Funds are interest free, and are required to be paid back according to the rate
at which savings are generated from the project.

Messiah College
Fee: $1.00 per semester

        For the academic year of 2004-2005, two dollars per student at Messiah College
was taken from the student activity fee, raising $11,200 toward the purchase of wind
energy. The money raised was enough to purchase 2.5 percent of the college’s energy
needs. The students voted to do the same for the 2005-2006 academic year. Although,
tuition has not yet been increased to fund the purchase of wind energy, the students have
submitted a proposal to administrators describing a five year wind energy program that
calls for the purchase of five percent of the college’s energy needs. This incentive will
cause an increase in fees by $7.50 per student.

Northland College
Fee: $20.00 per semester

        The students at Northland College voted in favor of a twenty dollar per semester
increase in fees for a Renewable Energy Fund. The graduating class decides how to
spend the money collected from the year. The last graduating class decided to buy the
college a Toyota Prius for the admissions office that drives around the country. In the
past, seniors have allocated money for the McLean Environmental Living and Learning
Center, which is residence for 114 students, and is powered by wind turbines and solar
panels. The 120-foot wind tower creates 20 kilowatts of electricity, while the three arrays
of solar panels generate 3.2 kilowatts. One array heats most of the water for one part of
the building. The build has composting toilets and two greenhouses. The building also
contains composting toilets, which are optional in use; there are conventional toilets
throughout the building. The goal for McLean is to operate at forty percent less outside
energy than a dorm of the same size. The first year it dropped 34.2 percent and is
expected to drop more the next couple of years.
        Other projects at Northland include the purchase of solar water panels to pre-heat
water for the swimming pool, installation of geothermal heating and cooling systems for
the largest building on campus, and replacement of the inadequate wind machine with a
larger turbine. On the campus there is an octagonal classroom structure made of bales of
straw, constructed by students. Also, Northland is pesticide and herbicide free.
        In the future, Northland plans to buy solar hot water heaters for a residence hall
and to fund students to find grants for renewable energy. The student body at Northland
hopes to make the university energy self-sustainable by 2020.

Tufts University
Fee: $10.00 per semester

         In the spring of 2001, the Energy Affairs Council was created to look into making
the university’s polices energy efficient. Its focus is a long-term energy strategy that
reduces the university’s energy cost, decreasing the university environmental costs, and
increase in the reliability of the energy systems. The council is composed of twenty
members, students and facility members, representing each school and functions provided
by the university. The EAC reports regularly to the University’s Administrative Council,
which approves the EAC’s policies. The EAC works closely with the Tufts Climate
Initiative, which was created in 1999 to reduce CO2 emissions and their effects on the
climate. The goal of the TCI is to reduce 30 percent in Co2 emissions by 2012. The Tufts
Climate Initiative policies include:
    1. Lighting Efficiency Projects
             Most residence halls and small houses have been installed with efficient
             lighting. Thus far the university has upgraded 71 percent of their lighting with
             compact florescent lighting. In 1998, Tufts banned halogen torchieres from
             use on their campus.
    2. Strategic Energy Plan
    3. Emissions Inventory
    4. Utility Rebate Program Participation
                 In all new construction and in renovation, Tufts works with local electric
                 utilities’ rebate programs, allowing them to be efficient with lighting, air
                 conditioning, and ventilating equipment.
    5. Boiler Modernizations and Fuel Switching
    6. Energy Management Systems
                 Many of the university’s buildings contain an energy management system,
                 which monitors and controls heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
    7. Occupancy Sensor Projects
                 Designed to turn off lights when no one is in the room, occupancy sensors
                 have been installed in six of campus buildings.
    8. Vending Misers
                 Vending Misers are products that adjust the compressor cycle and turns
                 lighting in vending machines, which saves energy. So far, the university
                 has installed vending misers in most of the machines on their Medford and
                 Grafton campuses.
    9. Building Commissioning
    10. Medford Steam Line Replacement Program
                 Every year, sections of the steam line are replaced to reduce leaks and
                 increase efficiency
    11. Water Conservation Programs
    12. Fairmount House Solar Panels
                 Tufts has installed two 250 kW solar panels on the Fairmount House, one
                 of the residential wood frame houses on the Medford campus.
    13. Grafton Wildlife Clinic
                 The Grafton Wildlife Clinic is equipped with a heat recovery system,
                 advanced DDC controls, and efficient lighting.
        Tufts’ Environmental Consciousness Outreach organization (ECO), along with
TCI is working with the student body to bring wind power to campus. ECO is the one
who proposed that student fees should be raised to fund this project. With the extra ten
dollars per semester, sixty percent of the university’s energy would be coming from wind
power. To get awareness out to students and gain support, the ECO posted 1,000
pinwheels in the ground of the President’s Lawn, to insinuate wind turbines.

University of California at Santa Cruz
Fees: $3.00 per semester

        Environmental policy started at UC at Santa Cruz in 1998, when the Chancellor
required the Millennium Committee to create principles that would allow the campus to
become more sustainable. Continuing the environmental policy, USCS students formed
the Student Environmental Center (SEC), in 2001. The committee was created with the
goal of organizing students to get involved with the university to encourage and
implement environmentally sustainable practices on campus. In the spring of 2003, the
SEC was crucial in the passage of Ballot Measure 9, the Campus Sustainability Programs
Fee, which also created the Campus Sustainability Council (CSC). The money earned by
the three dollar fee, goes to the CSC and they determine where and how it will be used.
        The CSC created the Blueprint for a Sustainable Campus in 2004. The Blueprint
focuses on: campus food systems, waste prevention, transportation, green energy, long
range planning, green building, curriculum, and campus ecosystem preservation.
Designed after the Blueprint for a Green Campus at University of Colorado at Boulder,
UCSC’s blueprint is a statement that commits the campus to sustainable practices.
Current projects on the UCSC campus include: the successful campaign for campus wide
use of 100 percent post-consumer, recycled paper in all computer labs and the
collaboration with Dining and Housing Services to develop purchasing guidelines which
give preferential treatment to local providers and organic practices.

University of Colorado at Boulder
Fee: $1.00 per semester

        In the spring of 2000, The University of Colorado at Boulder had the highest
turnout rate in school history for the ballot initiative to increase student activity fees one
dollar per semester, for four years. The students passed the fee by a margin of five to one,
causing CU to become the first college in the nation to do so. The increase in fees will
raise around fifty thousand dollars a year allowing for the purchase of the output of an
entire wind turbine, two million kWh per year, for three student-run buildings. As a result
of buying wind energy, the campus will be able to lower campus emissions of CO2 by
2.8 million pounds per year.
        The campaign for the fee started with the University’s Environmental Center. The
Environmental Center surveyed the students to see their opinions on environmental issues
and also to see if they would support a fee increase for environmentally conscious
materials and services. Most of the students stated that they would support the purchase
of wind energy for the campus along with a fee increase. Sixty percent of the students
supported a fee increase of one dollar or more per semester. Half of the students surveyed
said they would support a three-dollar increase in fees. Eighty-eight percent of the
students believed that the university should buy green energy instead of building a new
power plant.
        The CU Environmental Center and the Student Government drafted an
environmental plan called a Blueprint for a Green Campus to help the campus become
more sustainable and also meet the emission reduction goals set by the Kyoto Protocol by
2010. The Blueprint includes a section on creating a climate friendly campus and
allowing for growth without increasing traffic problems.
        As the campus grows, so does the need of parking spaces and facilities. In order
to combat this the transportation section of the Blueprint calls for a program that urges
students to take mass transit, walk, or use hybrid cars to get to campus. It also intents to
replace university buses with new cleaner burning diesel buses for lower CO2 levels.
        Pertaining to new buildings, designs will include “low- wattage lighting systems,
envelope insulation, high-performance glazing systems, efficient cooling systems
featuring evaporative cooling where appropriate, and microprocessor-based temperature
controls.” Also, over time, older buildings will be renovated to the same standards
required in the new buildings. The money that is saved as a result of the energy saving
systems will be used for further projects in this area, mostly renovation in the form of
heat recovery systems, window films, and high-efficiency motors.
        A current project at the University of Colorado is the renovation of their
recreation center. “Upgrades, retrofits and modifications in lighting systems, ice rink and
pool facilities, water meters, fan controls and utility tracking systems are expected to
yield energy savings of more than $40,000 annually.”
        Many universities model their sustainability plan after the University of
Colorado’s Blueprint.

University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
Fee: $2.00 per semester

       In March of 2003, sixty-nine percent of the students at University of Illinois at
Urbana- Champaign voted yes to a referendum increasing student fees by two dollars.
The fee will raise between $140,000 to 160,000 annually and would fund solar, wind,
hydrogen, geothermal, biomass, and energy efficient technologies. Students for
Environmental Concerns proposed the renewable energy program and the referendum to
the Campus Sustainability Committee, to faculty and staff, and to the student
        Currently, the Students for Environmental Concerns is working on building of one
to three wind turbines on one of the farms owned by the university. Each wind turbine
will cost around two million dollars a piece and can provide one percent of the campus’s
electrical energy usage, which equals to over 396 million kilowatt hours. The energy
created by the wind turbines will be added to the power generated by their power plant.
        Other projects the Students for Environmental Concerns is working on are
expanding recycling, increasing campus clean energy, and encouraging local businesses
to follow environmental sustainability. Every year the SECS conducts programs that
include environmental education in area schools, environmental volunteering at road and
river clean ups, and planning the earth day activities that will occur on campus.

University of Kansas
Fee: $3.00 per semester, $1.50 per summer semester

        Green fees started at the University of Kansas in 1997, with a student supported
increase in tuition of one dollar, increased to two dollars in 2002, then to three in 2004.
The money accumulated as a result of the fee goes toward the running of the
Environmental Stewardship Programs (ESP). The money allows ESP to hire part-time
students for staff positions, and some operating expenses, while administrative funds are
used for full-time staff and other expenses not covered by the fee. Currently, the ESP
employs ten students that are Recycling Technicians, one full time program manager, and
one full time General Maintenance and Repair Technician. Recycling Technicians collect
office paper, newspaper, aluminum cans, steel cans, number one PETE plastic bottles,
number two plastic bottles, and cardboard from educational and administrative buildings,
residence halls, and apartment complexes. They also conduct collections of surplus
property and computers.
        A large part of University of Kansas’ environmental program is focused on
recycling. There are currently ten recycling programs plus a composing pilot project in
effect. The recycling projects include: Deskside recycling, America Recycles, Tailgate
Green, Residence Hall Recycling, Outdoor Recycling Bins, E-waste Recycling, Earth
Day, and Furniture Recycling.
        In the fall of 2004, the Office of the Provost to conduct research into making the
university more environmentally sustainable created the Sustainability Task Force. The
Task Force evaluated the campus Environmental Policy and existing resources and made
the following recommendations to the Provost: within the next 18 months create a Center
for Sustainability, appoint a new Committee on the Environment with the duty to
establish goals and timelines for implementing environmental policy, and create
committee to look into the purchase of green tags.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fee: $4.00 per semester

         In February 2003, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill became the first
institution of higher learning in the southeast region to pass a renewable energy
referendum that would raise student fees four dollars per semester; bringing around
200,000 dollars a year.
         The campaign started in September of 2002, when the Student Environmental
Action Coalition and the Carolina Environmental Student Alliance decided to work
together to bring renewable energy to UNC. At first, the groups surveyed the students to
see if they were willing to pay for the campus to use renewable energy. After gaining a
positive reaction and creating a plan, based on the environmental blueprint at University
of Colorado at Boulder, the coalition brought the referendum to the Student Congress in
         At UNC Chapel Hill, it is required that all increases in student fees must be voted
on by the student body and receive the majority of the vote to pass. The Student Congress
approved the referendum to be placed on the February ballot, nineteen to four. Student
Congress also created a bill stating that if the referendum passed, a committee, called the
Renewable Energy Special Project Committee (RESPC), containing both students and
faculty would be formed to decide the allocation of the funds created by the fee increase.
Between the months of November and February, the coalition worked on promoting the
issue to the student body, through events, signs, posters, door-to-door canvassing, and
speeches. On February 11th, student lead referendum passed with 74.5 percent approval
from the student body. Upon passing, the increase in fees had to be approved by the
Student Fee Audit Committee and the Chancellor’s Committee on Student Fees, which
occurred on October 6th. After, had to be approved by the Board of Trustees of the
University and the UNC Board of Governors. The collection of the fee was approved to
start for the 2004-2005 school year.
         In April, following the approval of the referendum, the RESPC was created by the
legislation. The Student Body President, the Graduate and Professional Student
Federation President, and the Speaker of Student Congress choose the members of the
committee, and then the committee is approved by congress. The committee is comprised
the Student Body Presidents, which is two students, the Speaker of Congress, which is
one chair and two members, and the Graduate and Professional Student President, which
is two members. Any student is allowed to run for the committee. After in office, the
Sustainability Coordinator, the Director of Energy Services, the Vice Chancellor of
Campus Services, and other faculty advise the members.
         The RESPC first agenda was to commit 184,000 dollars in the renovation of the
Morrison Residence Hall. The money will go toward buy solar thermal panels, to be used
for water heating. RESPC also worked with the members of Facilities Planning and
Hosing to obtain a grant form the State Energy Office to go toward more solar panels for
the residence hall. This project will be completed in 2006. The committee has not
participated in many projects as a result of the green fee only being collected for one year
but future projects are to include other residence halls, academic buildings, and off-
campus projects.
         In the spring of 2005, under the provision that states that the referendum will be
brought to a revote every two years, the Green Energy Fee was up for renewal. It stayed
at the same rate of four dollars; it was passed again by 85 percent of the student body.
The student body also voted to let the revote move from every two years to every four.
University of the South
Fee: $15.00 per semester for the academic year of 2005-2006 (raises next year)

        In the winter of 2003 and the spring of 2004, a student led education campaign
was formed to tell people about environmental sustainability and to gain support of a fee
increase for purchase of green energy. In March 2004, the students of the Green Power
Coalition presented a resolution to the Student Assembly and the Faculty Senate. The
students called for a five percent purchase of renewable energy for the following year, ten
percent the year after that and then, followed by fifteen in the third year. This equivocates
to an increase in student fees of $15.00, $30.00, and then $45.00 per year. The resolution
passed both governing bodies with little to no resistance.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Fee: $8.00 per semester

        The University of Tennessee’s Students Promoting Environmental Action in
Knoxville (SPEAK) started a campaign in the fall of 2003 to educate the student body
about energy issues and sustainable practices that related to the university and the
surrounding area. After the campaign, the students petitioned the campus to get a
referendum on the 2004 SGA ballot. In March 2004, Knoxville students voted on a
referendum in the annual SGA election. The referendum called for an eight dollar per
semester fee that raise funds for the purchasing of green energy, on-site generation, and
energy efficiency and conservation measures. The students passed the initiative by sixty
percent, 4,117 to 3,022.
        The passage of the referendum created the Clean Energy Initiative, which the
allocation of fund gained by the increased fee. Half the money generated will be used to
buy into the TVA's Green Power Switch program, the southeast's largest program for
renewable energy production. This will allow UT at Knoxville to buy about 4,500 green
power blocks, which are around 635,000 kilowatt-hours. A quarter of the funds would be
used to promote energy conservation and efficiency on campus through facilities
management projects. The other quarter of the funds would be used to generate
renewable energy on campus such as solar panels.

University of Virginia
Fee: $7.00 per semester

         During the Fall 2004 elections, students voted to add an extra seven dollars per
semester in fees to buy thirty-three million kilowatt hours of wind energy. Out of the
students that voted, the referendum passed 2,289 to 347. The money raised will be used
to buy “wind energy credits,” in California. The credits will go toward another
institution’s energy program.
       The National Wildlife Federation recently conducted a survey and found that
“eighty percent of American colleges are trying to conserve energy, and half have
developed efficiency codes. Nearly a quarter use some form of renewable energy, and
twelve percent power at least some of their vehicles with alternative fuel.”

Which institutions have green fees?
        All different types of universities have green fees. Smaller universities are more
likely to have passed a green fee but are limited in what they can accomplish. Smaller
universities cannot generate the same revenues from the green fee as a larger institution
because of the size of their student body. Therefore, they must charge higher fees or only
have a limited impact with the green fees. They tend to pass green fees more because
they are usually liberal institutions. Although, larger universities are becoming more and
more likely to pass green fee incentives with surprising high support from the student

What types of projects they have funded in this way?
        Most green fees go toward the purchase of green energy such as wind power or
toward the purchase of green tags. Many universities commit to the Kyoto Protocol
reduction of CO2 emissions and buying green energy is the best was to reach the
Protocol’s goal. Other projects include: converting transportation to bio-diesel, recycling
programs, replacement or modernization of heating and cooling systems, energy efficient
light, and so on.

How were the fees adopted?
        Most universities, especially the larger ones, the fee must be placed on a ballot
and voted on by the student body, then approved by the administration, and then
sometimes also approved by the state legislative body. Some universities, the fee only has
to be approved by administration.

        Most green fee programs have been enacted in the past five years. Therefore it is
hard to predict how the programs are effecting the environment in the long run.

Other universities with green fees:

   1. Auraria Campuses: University of Colorado at Denver, Metro State University and
      Community College of Denver: $1 dollar per semester
   2. Colorado College: $20.00 per semester
   3. Eastern University: $11.50 per semester
   4. Tennessee State University
   5. Texas State University at San Marcos
   6. University of Connecticut
   7. University of Denver
   8. Western Washington University: $19.00 per quarter
   9. Western University: $1.05 per credit per quarter, never more than $10.50 each

Campuses that have tried to implement a green fee:

   1. University of Northern Colorado
             Students have voted twice to increase fees by one dollar per semester with
             over eighty percent approval. However, the president of the university will
             not approve the fee, therefore it will not be implemented.
   2. Humboldt State University
             Students at Humboldt approved a ten dollar increase per semester, seven
             to one, to create the Humboldt Energy Independence Fund. However, the
             California State University Chancellor’s Office turned down the fee
             increase, stating that student fees have already been increased enough due
             to state budget.
   3. University of Kentucky
             The SG refused to place the referendum on the 2005 ballot because the
             referendum did not follow the proper guidelines set to place something on
             a ballot.

Campuses working toward a implementing a green fee:

   1. University of Washington
   2. Iowa State University
   3. Pacific University
   4. University of Oregon
   5. Drake University
   6. Michigan State University
   7. University of Massachusetts: Boston
   8. Wheaton College
   9. Boston College
   10. Boston University
   11. University of New Hampshire
   12. Colorado University: Colorado Springs
   13. Western State
   14. Texas A&M Corpus Christi


Energy Action

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Student Environmental Action Coalition

Appalachian State University:

Student Government Association: Renewable Energy

Appalachian State University Energy Center

Connecticut College:


EAD Environmental

Green Living at Connecticut College

Evergreen State University:

Evergreen Clean Energy Initiative
Evergreen Clean Energy Coalition
ofInterest/2005/ EvergreenCollegeCleanEnergyPR-1-

Harvard University:

Harvard Green Campus Initiative

Messiah College:

News: Council for Christian Colleges and Universities

Northland College:

Environmental Commitment


Tufts University:

Tufts Climate Initiative

University of California at Santa Cruz:

Student Environmental Center
University of Colorado at Boulder:

Environmental Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain:

Environmental Council

News: Historical Energy Referendum Passed by University of Illinois
publici/ energyPressRelease.doc+environmental+fee&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

University of Kansas:

Environmental Stewardship Program

University of North Carolina:

UNC Green Energy

Sustainability at UNC

University of Tennessee at Knoxville:

SPEAK: Students Promoting Environmental Action in Knoxville
University of Virginia:

The Cavalier Daily:

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