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University of the District of Columbia Sustainability Pledge

Mayor Vincent Gray joined the presidents of all nine universities in the District of Columbia in signing a sustainability pledge. The first such collaboration of its kind in the nation, the pledge illustrates the commitment of the city's university communities to reducing the carbon footprint on the environment. University of the District of Columbia President Allen Sessoms provided closing comments at the ceremony, saying the city's only public university is committed to providing leadership not only in this initiative but all efforts to make Washington, DC the example of urban sustainability for the country.

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