Springfield's Green Team Keeps the City Eco-Friendly

Springfield, IL Residents Celebrate Earth Day
Springfield, IL Residents Celebrate Earth Day

Springfield, IL, has set up its own team to get the green ball rolling. Springfield Green works to dedicate resources to the beautification of the Springfield area through volunteer work and eventually improve the quality of the environment and life in Springfield. One notable action the team has undertaken is the Tree Campaign, which aims to replant the thousands of trees destroyed by tornados and ice storms in 2007.

Springfield is also making a continual shift toward clean coal technology, and wind now accounts for 20 percent of its energy. Additionally, Springfield's City Water, Light & Power has its own Energy Services Office designed to help reduce customer's energy use and water costs.

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