Green ranking returns with a vengeance

After first being reported in the Alabama Conservationist in October, state news outlets were abuzz over the holidays with Forbes magazine ranking Alabama as the 48th greenest state in the country.

Alabama: Crimson, white, orange, blue, but not green – Alabama Conservationist 10/23/07

Here’s a sampling of some of the articles and commentary that ran over the last week.

Alabama ranks as one of the worst states – Birmingham News 1/1/08

State needs to clean up its act – Tuscaloosa News 12/30/07

For a cleaner state – Huntsville Times 12/30/07

Rants and Raves: Not easy for Alabama to be green – Montgomery Advertiser 12/29/07

Not so green – Times Daily 12/29/07

Coloring Alabama dirty – Mobile Press-Register 12/28/07

Alabama rates low in ‘green’ survey – Mobile Press-Register 12/27/07

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