King County to turn off lights Saturday night in support of global Earth Hour

Thursday, March 24, 2011

As part of a global call for action on climate change, King County will join hundreds of millions of people and tens of thousands of organizations by having its non-essential facilities will go dark for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. this coming Saturday night, March 26.

"Turning off the lights for one hour is a positive gesture to call attention to the relationship between energy use and climate change,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. “The real challenge is translating this gesture into earth-friendly actions we can take at all hours of every day.”

Learn more about Earth Hour. See how King County is responding to climate change and learn actions that you or your business can take to reduce your environmental footprint here.

From the office of the King County Executive

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