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Mar 28

League of American Bicyclists


Published in 2012

I found an article on Grist that was titled “One mile on a bike is a $.42 economic gain to society, one mile driving is a $.20 loss.”  It’s interesting because it discusses the socio-economic benefits of riding a bike.  Grist is referencing a blog that was posted by the League of American Bicyclists.

Read it for yourself here!

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Mar 22

Student Senate approves!


Published in 2012

On Wednesday March 14th 2012, Student Senate passed two bills that involved their support for environmental initiatives on BSU campus.

The first was about Green Buildings on campus.  Student Senate supports BSU making the next building project on campus to be LEED Silver certified; and all following capital building projects to follow LEED standards.

The other bill was regarding Renewable Energy.  Student Senate supports BSU installing Solar Transpired Air on campus, and conducting a Bio-Mass Feasibility Study.

Thank you Student Senate for creating these bills, and passing them.  This is a great step toward making BSU a more sustainable campus!

 

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