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Louisville Making Progress as a Green City
From new Energy Star buildings to preparing for the most complete urban heat management plan in the U.S., Louisville has taken important steps to being a greener and more environmentally friendly city according to the first-year report on Sustain Louisville.

Riehm Environmental Award Recognizes Darleen Horton
The fifth annual Joan Riehm Environmental Leadership Award was presented today to Darleen Horton, environmental magnet coordinator, for her tireless efforts to educate students and the community about the importance of protecting resources and creating a culture of sustainability in her school.

City Awards Contract for Tree Canopy Assessment
Mayor Greg Fischer announced that the city has awarded its first comprehensive tree canopy assessment contract to the Davey Resource Group. The project will result in the setting of a new long-term tree goal to achieve 45% tree canopy coverage for Louisville Metro.