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EPA recognizes local leaders for improving air quality in schools

February 4, 2011
CHICAGO — At its recent Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools symposium, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized two school districts for their efforts to improve indoor air quality in schools, according to a press release.
The school districts recognized were the Greendale School District and the Illinois Education Association Indoor Air Quality Task Force, the release noted.
They were among nine school districts and two organizations nationwide recognized for leading the way to improving conditions at schools and taking action to prevent future indoor air quality health risks, the release stated.
"Protecting children''s health is a top priority for the EPA," said Regional Air Division Director Cheryl Newton.
"The EPA is pleased to recognize the commitment of the Greendale School District and the Illinois Education Association to healthy school environments," Newton added.
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