May 8, 2008-- A year after it was practically wiped off the map by a tornado, Greensburg is rising again -- and going green, too, with solar panels, wind turbines, tinted windows, water-saving toilets and other energy-efficient technology. Environmentalists and civic leaders have seized on the disaster as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to re-engineer the town."I would never say the tornado happening was a good thing. I would never wish that on anybody," said Kim Alderfer, assistant city manager. "But given the opportunity, we have to do it right -- to make it better." (2772 reads)
Read Full Story
Search by keyword:
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
Subscribe to DailyGood
We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 246,411 by entering your email below.