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Penn Crowned EPA's College and University Green Power Challenge Champion

April 21, 2009

For the third straight year, the University of Pennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the nation's leading purchaser of green power among institutions of higher learning (Press Release). Hear what Penn Environmental Sustainability Coordinator Dan Garofalo had to say about Penn's victory on the EPA's blog, Greenversations.

Fact

The average distance food travels from farm to plate is 1,500 miles. That's as far as a trip from Philadelphia to Houston.

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