“Building on a legacy of innovation and action, I am proud that Chicago and its residents are being recognized for their national leadership in sustainability and environmental issues,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Fostering economic opportunity and job creation ensures Chicago’s long-term livability and competitiveness. We all have a stake in our climate and the world we will leave for future generations.”
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