Other Stories of Interest

May 10, 2010 Sheriff's idea of inmates growing vegetables takes root - By Kathy Adams, The Virginian-Pilot - View Article (PDF)

 

April 12, 2010: A Local Perspective: The Energy Efficiency Mantra - By Henrietta Davis, NLC -  View Article (PDF) 

 

March 15, 2010: EECGB Helps Cities Take Lead on Energy - By Tammy Zborel and Dan Johnson, NLC - View article (PDF)

 

January 11, 2010: Local Governments are Climate Change First Responders - By Henrietta Davis, NLC - View Article (PDF)

 

Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects for Counties – By NACo – View fact sheet (PDF)

 

Newport News Schools cut $2.4 million from utility bills - By Cathy Grimes, Daily Press - Read article (PDF)

 

Turning a city greener one lot at a time: Newport News Green Foundation transforming urban landscape into green oasis - By Sabine Hirschauer, Daily Press - Read article (PDF)

 

Chesapeake Bay groups to serve up new ways to inform, get together - By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot - Read article (PDF)

 

Charlottesvile transit station gains LEED certification - Read article (PDF)

 

More localities go 'green': Cities and counties aren't sitting idly by their quests to save energy and cut emissions - By Sabine Hirschauer, Daily Press - Read article (PDF)

 

'Green' buildings catch on in South Hampton Roads - By Meghan Hoyer, The Virginian-Pilot - Read article (PDF)

 
 
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