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Boston Back in Top 10 of U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings
Boston returned to the number 10 position among the list of top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most certified Energy Star buildings in 2014. Energy Star-certified buildings help to cut greenhouse gas emissions and save money through energy efficiency.
R.I. Officials, EPA Celebrate Successful Climate Showcase Communities Partnership
Officials celebrated innovative work accomplished by four Ocean State communities to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings. The communities -- East Greenwich, North Providence, South Kingstown, and Warwick -- received a $497,492 EPA grant in 2010 to establish and implement climate change initiatives.
Conn., N.H. and Vermont School Districts Awarded EPA Funds for Lower Emission School Buses
School districts in Barre, VT; Killingly, Montville and Canton, CT; and Gorham, Randolph and Shelburne, NH will receive EPA funding for new school buses that emit less pollution than the older buses. Since 2008, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act program has funded more than 600 clean diesel projects across the country. These projects have reduced emissions for more than 60,000 engines.
Stay in Touch with EPA New England on Social Media
Keep the environmental conversation going with EPA New England on Social Media as we work for a cleaner and healthier environment in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. We're providing news, highlights, eco-tips, photos and other interesting info that goes beyond the latest press releases.
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