For Immediate Release - June 28, 2011

Patrick-Murray Administration to Present Green Communities Grants to Easton and Scituate

Media advisory

WHAT:

Officials of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs' (EEA) Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will congratulate officials from Easton and Scituate for receiving a Green Communities grant to help finance projects that reduce municipal energy use and costs. The two municipalities are among 18 cities and towns selected to share $3.6 million in Green Communities grants, funded through proceeds from carbon allowance auctions under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

WHO:

DOER Commissioner Mark Sylvia
Green Communities Director Meg Lusardi
Local officials (invited)

WHEN:

Thursday June 30, 2011 10 a.m.

WHERE:

Easton Town Offices, 136 Elm Street, North Easton

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