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for Independent Weekly Vol. 25 Issue 46, November 2008
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Several Triangle area residents are preparing for life without cheap gasoline and the conveniences that come with it. Stephen and Rebekah Hren founded NC Powerdown. The group meets to discuss the transition to a post-oil economy and to promote the sharing of resources within the community. Lyle Estill is the president of Piedmont Biofuels which produces biodiesel. Earthaven Ecovillage in Black Mountain, NC is a one of the largest of its kind in America and it is a model for an alternative life off and away from America’s consumer society.