EPA Event Lauds Environmentally Sensitive Development in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, Illinois, Kansas
Release Date: 11/14/2006
Contact Information: Dave Ryan, (202) 564-4355 / firstname.lastname@example.org
(Washington, D.C. - Nov. 14, 2006)
WHAT: EPA honors successes in promoting and achieving smart growth practices resulting in urban renewal and other environmentally sensitive development.
WHEN: 12:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006
WHERE: National Building Museum
401 F St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. (Judiciary Square Metro)
The Museum is located directly across F Street at the top of the Metro escalators.
WHO: EPA Chief Financial Officer Lyons Gray
The development practices used by these communities preserve open space and parkland, protect critical habitat; improve transportation choices to reduce emissions from automobiles; promote brownfield waste site redevelopment; and reduce polluted water run-off.
More information about the EPA Award for Smart Growth Achievement: epa.gov/smartgrowth/awards.htm