July 22, 2014

Tucson recognized nationally for sustainability

Tucson News Now STAR Communities gave Tucson a perfect score in six categories: Community Water Systems, Water in the Environment, Natural Resource Protection, Outdoor Air Quality, Industrial Sector Resource Efficiency and Business Retention and Development.

‘We applaud Tucson’s ongoing work to make smart decisions that ensure the health, safety and well-being of current residents and future generations,’ said Hilari Varnadore, executive director for STAR Communities. ‘The data Tucson submitted made a compelling case that the city is making smart investment decisions to protect scarce resources, grow and retain business and attract a rich diversity of new residents.'” Read more…