The Craig Fahle Show

Detroit Public Schools' "Go Green Challenge"

Wednesday November 28, 2012

Detroit Public Schools has announced a new Sustainability Management Plan in an effort to cut energy costs and help improve student health and achievement. Fifty-four schools have signed up to participate in the DPS's Go Green Challenge, which awards $1,000 to schools who reduce their energy costs by 10 percent. Craig speaks with Emile Lauzzana, Energy Manager for Detroit Public Schools, Dianne Holland, Principal of Davison Elementary/Middle School, Robert Chapman, Executive Director of the WARM Training Center in Detroit, and Peggy Matta, Chair of the Green Schools Advocacy Committee for the US Green Building Council-Detroit Regional Chapter, about the DPS's green initiative and how it will affect students and parents in the public school system.

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