Root, Root, Root for the Environment
The Washington Nationals opened their season in their brand spankin' new stadium yesterday. (It's a new era in baseball! The greatest stadium for the bestest ...
Anyway, what you may not know is that the Nats Stadium is the first green-built professional stadium in the U.S.:
The LEED Silver certified ballpark was built on a restored brownfield, and many building materials were produced locally. The stadium boasts efficient lighting and plumbing, drought-resistant plants, a concession area with a green roof, filters to keep stormwater runoff out of the nearby Anacostia River, and proximity to public transit (as well as a shortage of parking).
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Chicago's Mayor Endorsed by Obama2 hours ago
Disabled Inmates Abused in Texas Prisons2 hours ago
Hawaii's New Governor Stresses Doing Things "the Right Way for the Right Reasons"2 hours ago
Indiana Governor Starts Publicly Funded State-Run News Outlet52 minutes ago
Former Gov. McDonnell Free on Bail Pending Appeal1 hour ago
Exonerations Hit Record High in 20141 hour ago