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Eco-Justice Resolutions
from the Episcopal Church

Restricting use of Bottled Water, Energy and Water Conservation

Final Resolution from the
76th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, USA, July 2009

Resolution A045: Restricting use of Bottled Water, Energy and Water Conservation

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 76th General Convention ask the Church to restrict the use of bottled water at General Convention and at other Church-sponsored activities where safe, because of the extreme negative environmental impact that attends its production; and be it further

Resolved, That every baptized Christian be encouraged to practice simple energy and water conservation techniques so that, by working together, we may restore the beauty of God's creation and ensure that this resource may again be available to all God's children in abundance.

Proposer: Standing Commission on Anglican and International Peace with Justice Concerns

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The EpEN is a national network of active lay and clergy persons within the Episcopal Church, USA, who share a common concern for the environment and a common belief in the presence of God in all Creation and who work to make these concerns and beliefs known throughout all Provinces and Dioceses within the church. Members come from around the Episcopal Church USA. The activities of the EpEN are focused on the areas of Reflection, Education, and Action. 

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