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SSI Cities

Information provided for informational purposes onlyNote: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

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Participating Cities

Region 6 – Dallas

Dallas was the first pilot project.  The city of Dallas, the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and the EPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) launching the initiative in March 2007.  They met with 60 stakeholders and identified 7 projects:

  • Urban Heat Island and Stormwater Mitigation
  • Green Taxi Program
  • Green Buildings Project
  • Development of a Greenhouse Gas Strategy
  • Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Outreach
  • Site Assessment Visits Plus Program
  • Small Off-Road Equipment Replacement and Retrofit

Partners include:

To learn more about the Dallas Sustainable Skylines initiative and activities in EPA Region 6, please visit http://www.sustainableskylines.org/Dallas.

Region 7 – Kansas City

Kansas City (includes both Kansas and Missouri) initiated their effort in July 2007 and held a formal MOU signing event with all stakeholders on January 30, 2008.  Projects include:

To learn more about the Kansas City Sustainable Skylines initiative and activities in EPA Region 7, please visit www.sustainableskylineskc.org.

Region 3 – Philadelphia

Region 3 is the first of our national expansion and began in late 2008. The City of Philadelphia, PECO Energy Company, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Clean Air Council have joined the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission as charter partners in bringing the Delaware Valley a set of diverse projects aimed at improving air quality and enriching the broader environment. The SSI team has selected five projects to begin work on: 

  • Energy and Climate
  • Fossil-fueled Engines and Motors
  • Community Livability
  • Land Use Transportation Strategies
  • Innovative and Sustainable Practices

To learn more about the area’s specific activities, please visit http://www.dvrpc.org/SSI/

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