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Package of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers installing solar power panels which will provide 41 percent of office energy needs at parks across California. Produced John Prettyman.


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This work, Solar Power, by John Prettyman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.2.2010

Date Posted:04.2.2010 10:36AM

Category:Package

Video ID:82372

Filename:DOD_100067394

Length:00:01:54

Location:SACRAMENTO, CA, USGlobe

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