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London’s ‘Greenest Olympics’ Goals Slipping Away

July 19, 2010

The London Olympics in 2012 are set to fall short of a target to source at least 20 percent of energy from new local renewable schemes.

David Stubbs, head of sustainability at the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG), told the London Assembly’s environment committee it is increasingly unlikely the target will be met.

This is partly due to the cancellation of a wind turbine scheme and a lack of other large-scale renewable energy projects in the city.

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