Saturday, December 04, 2010

EPA Releases New Draft Voluntary Guidelines for Selecting Safe Locations for New Schools

Smart Growth News
Smart Growth Online

EPA has released new draft guidelines to help communities protect the health of students and staff from environmental threats when selecting new locations for schools. The new draft voluntary guidelines will help local communities consider environmental health issues in establishing school site selection criteria and in conducting effective environmental reviews of prospective school sites. The draft guidelines recommend involving the public in the site selection process from the beginning to help ensure community support for these decisions.

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