Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Huntsville Earns Top 10 Green City Recognition

Last month, before Earth Day, the city of Huntsville was recognized by a national publication as one of this country's top 10 "Green Cities" with a population over 100,000 residents.

The Green Guide, a publication based in New York City is billed as the "go to source" for information about earth friendly living. The publication placed Huntsville in the top 10 for doing the best job providing clean, healthy, energy efficient living. The city is the only representative from the South in the top listing. Cities were awarded points for air, and water quality, electricity use, and production, the importance of environmental concerns to local residents, efforts to improve the environment, green buildings design, green space, recycling, public health and socioeconomic factors.

To check out the ranking/report go to or