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Advancing Healthy Housing: A Strategy for Action

An exciting press and stakeholder event promoting radon action is taking place on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. EST, at the National Building Museum (401 F Street, NW) in Washington D.C. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will join the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) along with a number of additional federal agencies to announce “Advancing Healthy Housing: A Strategy for Action”. This new plan unifies federal activities to advance healthy housing, demonstrates the connection between housing condition and residents’ health, and promotes strategies and methods intended to control and prevent major housing-related hazards in a cost-effective manner.

Senior leaders from sponsoring agencies, including EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, will announce the release of the Strategy and discuss their respective agency’s work relating to the Strategy’s vision and goals.

Colorado's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 17th Annual National Awards Program

Colorado's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 17th Annual National Awards Program

Colorado Springs and Golden students earn $1,000 awards, engraved medallions and trip to nation's capital!

DENVER, Feb 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Honors also bestowed on youth volunteers in Golden, Castle Rock, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.

Suzanne Luff, 18, of Colorado Springs and Christina Bear, 14, of Golden today were named Colorado's top two youth volunteers for 2012 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Suzanne was nominated by Colorado Springs Christian High School in Colorado Springs, and Christina was nominated by Metro Volunteers in Denver. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, now in its 17th year, is conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).