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Friday Roundup: Clinton's Compliment, Oklahoma City Gets Gold, Green Sports Spaces

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President Bill Clinton speaks at the opening of the LEED Platinum George W. Bush
President Bill Clinton speaks at the opening of the LEED Platinum George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

Watch President Bill Clinton speak at the dedication of the George W. Bush Library, PBS News. Speaking at the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, President Clinton highlighted the facility's fantastic achievement: LEED Platinum for New Construction.

Devon Energy earns green building certification for Oklahoma City headquarters, The Oklahoman. The gleaming new tower that dominates the Oklahoma City skyline took home LEED Gold. Congratulations!

A blueprint for green living: Three families brave LEED certification, The Washington Post. Take a look at these profiles of homes in the Washington, D.C., area that are raising the bar for the built environment, right in USGBC's backyard.

Go Green! Sports stadiums save energy, USA Today. Among other efforts to go green in the sports space, 15 pro stadiums have now signaled their commitment to sustainability with LEED certification.

We’re greener than we seem, The Cincinnati Enquirer. Cincinnati is making strides in sustainability, despite the fact that its progress might be easy to miss.

Eco-conscious apartments are on the rise, The Plain Dealer. USGBC Director of Residential Business Development Kelsey Mullen spoke with the Cleveland paper about how LEED is revolutionizing the multifamily market.

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Jacob Kriss

Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council

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