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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
ThinkProgress features Knoxville and its Growth as a Leader in Sustainability
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August 1, 2013 - The nonpartisan website ThinkProgress has published an in-depth article about Knoxville's progression as a green city.

The story looks at Knoxville's early efforts to promote a clean economy and cites the City's success in reducing its carbon footprint, increasing the use of solar energy and saving taxpayers money through energy efficiency programs.
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Market Square, as seen from the Bill Lyons Pavilion.
(Credit: Zack Beauchamp/ThinkProgress)
It also highlights the challenges faced by Mayor Rogero and others who were early proponents of sustainability as well as the policies that pushed Knoxville to be ranked as one of the fastest growing metro areas for green jobs in the country.

To read the article in its entirety, visit http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/07/31/2334471/knoxville-climate-change-conservative-clean-energy-green-red/.
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