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Environment&Ecology: Best & Worst Cities For Parks, Obama's Better Building Goal For 2020

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

Best and Worst Cities for Public Parks 

NRDC Switchboard

 

In Minneapolis, the Trust for Public Land (TPL)'s highest-rated big city for public parks, 95 percent of residents (including roughly the same portion of low-income residents) live within a ten-minute walk of a city park.


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Obama's Better Building Goal for 2020 On Track 

Sustainable Industries

 

New numbers released by President Obama's Better Buildings Challenge show challenge partners have improved facility energy efficiency by more than 2.5 percent per year on average compared to their baseline years - equal to roughly $58 million in annual energy savings.


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