State Capitals Go Green

A Greening America’s Capitals design option for a market in Indianapolis

 

Our Greening America’s Capitals program is making a visible difference in communities—literally changing the landscape of our nation’s state capitals. Since 2010, EPA has helped 14 state capitals and the District of Columbia create community designs that help clean the air and water, stimulate economic development, and make existing neighborhoods more vibrant places. This week, we announced three more capital cities that will be receiving assistance: Lansing, Michigan; Olympia, Washington; and Madison, Wisconsin.

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Revitalize for Jobs: Investing in Manufacturing, a Michigan Community Roundtable

Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (left), and Mayor Dayne Walling of Flint, Michigan (right)

Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (left), and Mayor Dayne Walling of Flint, Michigan

 

On September 4, EPA sponsored and Mayor Walling hosted the Manufacturing Communities Roundtable meeting in Flint, Michigan. The roundtable was part of the White House Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership. Mayor Bernero of Lansing, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Advanced Manufacturing Task Force addressed the audience of over 100 stakeholders. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Dan Kildee shared their support for investments in workforce development, infrastructure, clean energy opportunities, and tax incentives. Other federal agency partners who joined our conversation in Flint included the Economic Development Administration, the Department of Labor’s Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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