August 12, 2010
Sixty solar panels are installed on the roof of the mission's maintenance shop, producing enough energy for a typical home.
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Whitman Mission workers aim for a smaller footprint on the environment.
WALLA WALLA -- While park service staff at the Whitman Mission National Historic Site dedicate themselves to preserving the old, the facilities at the mission aren't stuck in the past when it comes to environmentally friendly technology.