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Making plans to go green

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - President Barack Obama wants to help our country reduce the carbon footprint.

Tuesday night, the regional administrator for the General Services Adminsitraton made footprints at some of the 550,000 sq. ft. of federal buildings in Savannah with the hope of implementing some of our techniques in other cities.

Shyam Reddy, the GSA regional administrator says, "Savannah with its trolly cars, which I know are used to cart tourists around, but still you're using modes of transportation that cart multiple people around. You've got walking trails in the city, you've got green space, and those are the kinds of models we want to follow across the southeast, and we want to use federal buildings to anchor those sustainable communities."

The GSA has a few projects in store for us too, including adding water conservative plumbing to the old courthouse while maintaining its historic tile roof.

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