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German contingent gets red carpet treatment of Sylvania's green attractions

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On Oct. 5, Todd Sanders, instructor in mechanical engineering and a green leader at PCC, led a tour of a German group of the college’s sustainability efforts at the Sylvania Campus. The group learned about the E6-Net Zero proposal – making the campus “net zero” in terms of its carbon emissions – PCC’s Climate Action Plan and the Climate Energy Leadership Task Force.

A group of nearly 10 individuals from Lower Saxony, Germany, were interested in sustainable practices in education, local politics, psychology, solar panel companies, wind energy companies and environmental research, among others.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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