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Streator Man Gets Green Award

Posted by wlpo on January 30, 2010

A Streator man was recently in Springfield to accept an award based on environmental practices.

The Illinois Department of Transportation was given the “Green Government Award” and accepting the award was Streator’s Steve Massey.  He’s IDOT’s Acting Sustainable Practices Manager.

Massey was honored for developing the Illinois Fallen Soldier Tree Memorial at Illini State Park.  The memorial includes 250 oak trees, a natural granite monument and bronze memorial plaque memoralizing Illinois soldiers killed since the start of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.  The memorial also includes a parking lot and limestone benches.

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