We here in Rochester, NY have seen many programs (like the City of Rochester’s Bicycle Master Plan that includes Bicycle Boulevards, Monroe County’s Pick-Up-The-Parks program, our area’s leadership in lead poisoning prevention, and much more) that should put our region up for some kind of acknowledgement.
We’re happy that Syracuse has gotten some notice by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and we hope they will take another look at Rochester, NY and Monroe County.
Syracuse, Onondaga County named top EPA green community | syracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y. -- Onondaga County and Syracuse on Tuesday were named one of 10 top green communities in the nation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "These communities are way ahead of the curve," said Judith Enck, an EPA regional administrator whose district includes New York. (April 22, 2011) Syracuse NY Local News, Breaking News, Sports & Weather - syracuse.com