Congress' Green Meeting Champion

Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, D-Pa., talks about the Green Meetings Act and theneed for the government to set an example.

Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, D-Pa., 59, is serving her second term as representative of Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district. Active on environmental issues, Schwartz is the prime sponsor of the Green Meetings Act (HR 3037), which requires that the federal government, as a whole, adopt the Environmental Protection Agency's standard of taking vendors' environmentally preferable features and practices into consideration when purchasing meeting and conference services. She took

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