WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nancy Sutley, President Obama’s principal environmental advisor and Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, will join Mayor Jeri Muoio to tour Northboro Elementary School in West Palm Beach, FL, on Thursday, January 5, 2012. During the visit, they will learn how the LEED Gold certified school has saved more than 16 percent on its energy bill, enough to pay for at least one teacher per year, through energy upgrades including advanced lighting and ventilation systems.
President Obama’s American Jobs Act would provide Florida $1.2 billion to put 16,600 Americans back to work modernizing the State’s public schools, including $98 million for Palm Beach County, $125 million for Broward County and $267 million for Dade County for a range of emergency repair and renovation projects, energy efficiency upgrades, asbestos abatement and removal, new science and computer labs, and internet-ready classrooms.
WHO: Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Jeri Muoio, Mayor, City of West Palm Beach
WHAT: Tour and media availability at Northboro Elementary School
WHEN: Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 1:30 PM (EST)
WHERE: Northboro Elementary School, 400 40th St.West Palm Beach, FL 33407