U.C. Merced Wins State Environmental Award

October 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
U.C. Merced has been awarded California's highest environmental honor, for its commitment to going green.         |   Watch Video Above for More Information on this Story   |

Governor Schwarzenegger awarded the north valley university with the governor's environmental and economic leadership award. The award honors U.C. Merced for operating as a sustainable campus, and serving as a model for others.

Six of the school's seven buildings have already earned gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The university is also hoping to have a positive impact on a larger scale by sharing its environmental research and information.

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