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Posted By briana On April 20, 2011 @ 6:10 am In Energy,Events,Transportation | 4 Comments
 Earth Day is Friday, April 22 . To help you celebrate, we offer a sampling of green data collected and published by the US Census Bureau.
According to the American Community Survey  (5-year estimates):
In 2009, according to data from the American Community Survey , the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island metropolitan area lead the nation in percent of workers who commuted by public transportation at 30.5%, followed by the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont metro area, with 14.6%.
The Census Bureau’s 2011 Statistical Abstract  is an excellent source for additional green stats, including on Energy & Utilities: Solar and Renewable Energy, Emissions .
Did you know?
The Statistical Abstract  also includes data on:
The US Census Bureau is doing more than collecting data on the environment. Our green initiatives include:
How are you celebrating Earth Day this year? Did we miss any “green stats?” Share them here!
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 Earth Day is Friday, April 22: http://www.earthday.org/
 American Community Survey: http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
 36,000 households in the United States: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=01000US&-ds_name=ACS_2009_5YR_G00_&-mt_name=ACS_2009_5YR_G2000_B25117
 American Community Survey: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/cb10-cn78.html
 2011 Statistical Abstract: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/cats/energy_utilities/solar_and_renewable_energy_emmisions.html
 Energy & Utilities: Solar and Renewable Energy, Emissions: http://go.usa.gov/Tvq
 Statistical Abstract: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
 2010 Census forms: http://2010.census.gov/2010census/about/interactive-form.php
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