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  • 225 Cathedrals in Seoul Including Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral to Reduce Energy Use by 10% by 2014

  • Environment & Energy news SMG 3949

     On March 29, Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon and the Archdiocese of Seoul signed an agreement for energy saving and production. Under the agreement, 225 cathedrals in Seoul including Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral and their related 250 welfare facilities will take part in the campaign to reduce energy use by up to 10% by 2014.

    Seoul Metropolitan Government will introduce to the general public exemplary cases of the cathedrals’ energy saving efforts as part of the nationwide energy saving campaign.

    Previously, Seoul Metropolitan government made similar agreements with the National Council of Churches in Korea (KNCC) and the Council of Presbyterian Churches in Korea.