Newport News wins award for being greenest city in Virginia

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Posted at 5:32 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 05:32:45-04

Newport News has won Insurify’s 2020 Greenest Cities Award in Virginia.

This award is a testament to Newport News’s eco-conscious living and driving.

The data science and research team at Insurify, an insurance quotes comparison website, analyzed both proprietary and publicly-accessible data to determine the greenest city in each state.

The community in each state with the most eco-conscious driving practices, green vehicle features, healthy air quality, and renewable electricity programs was said to be selected as one of America’s Greenest Cities.

Many American cities, small and large, have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to green living and driving.

Here are the cities that won Insurify’s 2020 Greenest Cities Award:

Alaska: Wasilla

Alabama: Tuscaloosa

Arkansas: Fayetteville

Arizona: Nogales

California: West Hollywood

Colorado: Denver

Connecticut: Hartford

Delaware: Dover

Florida: Miami

Georgia: Macon

Hawaii: Kailua

Iowa: Muscatine

Idaho: Moscow

Illinois: Champaign

Indiana: Bloomington

Kansas: Dodge City

Kentucky: Owensboro

Louisiana: Baton Rouge

Massachusetts: Newton

Maryland: Columbia

Maine: Bangor

Michigan: Holland

Minnesota: Eden Prairie

Missouri: Kansas City

Mississippi: Meridian

Montana: Missoula

North Carolina: Chapel Hill

North Dakota: Minot

Nebraska: Grand Island

New Hampshire: Concord

New Jersey: Trenton

New Mexico: Taos

Nevada: Carson City

New York: Ithaca

Ohio: Toledo

Oklahoma: Lawton

Oregon: Corvallis

Pennsylvania: Bethlehem

Rhode Island: Warwick

South Carolina: Columbia

South Dakota: Brookings

Tennessee: Knoxville

Texas: Austin

Utah: Salt Lake City

Virginia: Newport News

Washington: Tacoma

Wisconsin: Waukesha

West Virginia: Huntington

Wyoming: Evanston