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Maize USD, Cessna and WDM Architects win 2010 clean air and sustainability awards

Maize School District’s clean diesel lawn equipment, Cessna Aircraft Company’s energy saving audits and WDM Architects’ diligent recycling will be recognized as some of Wichita’s top environmental moves on Friday, the city announced.

Mayor Carl Brewer will award the groups with 2010 Clean Air and Sustainability Awards at the Energy Summit and Fair this Friday.

The winners were selected by the city and the Metro Air Quality Improvement Task Force for “efforts to improve and preserve air quality in the four-county metro area (Butler, Harvey, Sedgwick, and Sumner Counties) and for incorporating sustainability measures in their organizational structure,” according to a media release.

Here’s how the city described the groups’ efforts: (more…)