December 13, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Green Building Task Force Works for Balanced Approach

The Springfield Greene County Green Building Task Force held its monthly meeting Dec. 12. The group continues work toward finding balanced solutions for green building construction practices appropriate for the local market. They are currently investigating and evaluating green building policies and procedures.

Members of the task force are primarily professionals in the construction or related fields, who have knowledge, interest, and experience in the green building movement.

They include:

Discussion topics include: building codes, construction permitting processes, site specifications and standards, structure requirements and the associated enforcement, economic and social impact components.

The Task Force is expected to complete their work and produce final recommendations in Spring 2013.

For more information, contact Barbara Lucks, City of Springfield Sustainability Officer, at 417- 864-2005 or

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