Today’s Advertiser says the Governor has yet to decide whether to veto Senate Bill 644, which would require solar water heating in new homes beginning in 2010:
The story goes on to record the comments of solar industry representatives who oppose the mandate.
If you agree with the Sierra Club and others that a solar water heating mandate is needed to help Hawaii get off oil for residential water heating:
Call Governor Lingle: (808) 586-0034
Fax the office: (808) 586-0006
Email her: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tell her the public interest trumps special interest, that her legacy depends on how hard she works to dramatically reduce fossil fuel use in Hawaii. And you might even suggest that election to whatever office she seeks after this one might well depend on whether she signs this legislation into law.