Nutter goes to Brazil to discuss urban sustainability

    Fresh from a night of bowling at Erie Lanes, Mayor Michael Nutter is now in Brazil.

    He headed to Rio de Janeiro to discuss and help establish the United States-Brazil Joint Initiative on Urban Sustainability — a plan announced in March by President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff “to foster increased cooperation to illustrate the economic, environmental and health benefits of green cities.”

    Nutter went with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and representatives from private industry, government, academia and the non-profit sectors. He’ll talk about Greenworks and Green City, Clean Waters.

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