Press release from the Tennessee House Democratic Caucus; December 12, 2012:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 12, 2012) – Rep. Brenda Gilmore (D-54) joined fellow lawmakers from around the country at the Green Schools Regional Roundtable on November 29, 2012 in Lancaster, Penn. The conference, sponsored by the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, examined effective policy solutions from around the country that put children’s health and education first.
“This was a great opportunity to see some of the innovative policies put in place by other states and cities to create a more energy efficient school system,” said Rep. Gilmore. “Not only can we protect the environment, but by investing in green technologies, we can devote more money to teaching our children down the line.”
The Center for Green Schools, which put together the conference, was established to drive the transformation of all schools into sustainable and healthy places to live, learn, work and play.