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06/06/08

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US House of Representatives Passes $20 Billion Green Schools Act

Washington, DC - June 4, 2008- The US House of Representatives has committed more than $20 billion over the next five years to help states build and renovate schools to make them more energy-efficient and good for the environment. The "21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act" will save school districts billions in energy costs while reducing asthma and other environmentally linked health problems.

For the final, full text of the amended bill please see: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_cong_bills&docid=f:h3021eh.txt.pdf

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This news page has useful information for school communities about efforts to make buildings and schoolyards sustainable, high-performance and "green".

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