June 21, 2012
Government Should Help Colleges Invest in Sustainability, Report Says
The federal government should make it easier for colleges and universities to finance big sustainability projects on their campuses, three higher-education groups recommend.
In recent years the government has offered grants, loan guarantees, and tax credits to support energy efficiency and renewable energy, says a report by the groups, but those programs have been limited mostly to corporations and have excluded nonprofit colleges. Even so, many colleges have moved to