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Town of Jackson Recognized By DEQ

February 7, 2014 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson No Comments
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The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Pollution Prevention Program has recognized the Town of Jackson and its supporting partners for their efforts in becoming an environmental stewardship leader.  The Town of Jackson was recognized at the Platinum Level within the state program after achieving pollution reduction in numerous areas and sustainability efforts. These accomplishments include the 10×10 initiative which “committed to reducing electricity and fuel used in government operations by 2010”, the idle free program which has reduced the amount of CO2 and other harmful pollutants in the air, use of diesel-hybrid buses for public transportation, and the Karns Meadow Storm Water Treatment Wetland Project.  Mayor Mark Barron calls it “really an honor to be receiving recognition from our DEQ in Wyoming.”

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