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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241408     Find in a Library
  Title: Green Corrections Project: Action Plans and Lessons Learned
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Stephanie Davison
  Date Published: 01/2013
  Page Count: 6
  Annotation: This report presents information on the Green Corrections Project.
  Abstract: The Green Corrections Project is a three-phase project funded by the National Institute of Corrections and aimed at identifying and implementing environmentally-friendly practices at correctional facilities. This report presents an overview of the project and its primary objectives: understand the green corrections landscape, disseminate The Greening of Corrections report, develop a green corrections community of practice, and provide green corrections technical assistance to States. The report begins with an overview of the work that was accomplished during the first two phases of the project: building a sustainable system publication and dissemination of the publication. A link for accessing the publication is provided in the report. The next section of the report highlights the work of the third phase of the project: developing a community of practice and providing technical assistance to States. Information included in this section covers the application process, and the technical assistance that has already been provided to three States – Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.
  Main Term(s): Corrections standards
  Index Term(s): Environmental quality ; Environmental design ; Prison construction ; Environmental influences ; Prison publications ; Prison management ; Prison conditions
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Corrections
United States of America
  Contract Number: 11AD06GKH4
  Sale Source: National Institute of Corrections
320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534
United States of America
  Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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