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Anne E. Lawrence, Ann Arbor, MI

Since retiring in 2009, Anne has been offering presentations around the Ann Arbor, Michigan community, called “The Love, Lure, and Lore of the Clothesline”.

America’s most unpopular way of saving energy…is one of Europe’s favorites

By Barry Fischer and Nate Kaufman | July 31, 2013 Last week, we drew upon 2.7 million survey responses in Opower’s energy data storehouse to reveal America’s most popular ways to lower household utility bills in summer. Popularity is, of course, a contest. And while every contest has its winners, it also has its losers. […]

Time for A New Protocol

by Alexander Lee One can make a rational argument that we may not have yet built enough nuclear power plants and weapons to guarantee the inevitability of nuclear winter. It is, at least, plausible, if incautious and hubristic, to think that humanity will be able to avoid a future Hiroshima or Fukishima, though we are...

Laundry is a Big Deal!

Dear Supporter, For some years, I have been trying to squeeze out a book on Project Laundry List and the “right to dry” movement. It will, if the editors permit, start with a parable about the time when I appeared in Bill McKibben’s office and was offered a Hershey’s Kiss from a half-finished bag on […]

Final rule regarding test procedures for residential clothes dryers

The Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of final rule regarding test procedures for residential clothes dryers. 78 FR 49608 (August 14, 2013). This email updates a previous email announcing DOE’s issuance of the notice. Find more information on the rulemaking, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, and any other related rulemakings. All notices, public comments, public […]