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May 2011

Published on May 19, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools and United Technologies Corporation are pleased to announce that the 2011 Green Schools Fellows have been selected for placement at Boston Public Schools (BPS) and...

Published on May 18, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Clearinghouse offers K-12 educators a tool to share and access free green education resources

Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2011) — Green Education Foundation (GEF), along with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, announce the launch of its...

Published on May 16, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Advocacy and policy

At USGBC's 9th annual Government Summit last week it was as clear to all in attendance that governments at every level are leading by example in building sustainability. Among the signs of progress was Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announcing an increased commitment by the U.S. Navy...

Published on May 11, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

With the backdrop of USGBC's eighth annual Government Summit, Senator Tom Carper (DE) announced the introduction of the Reducing Federal Energy Dollars Act of 2011, which aims to improve the operations of owned and leased federal buildings.

"Given the tremendous budget challenges we face, we need to look at every nook and cranny of the...

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