First City in Nation to Maintain Parks 100% Gas & Emissions Free


The City of South Pasadena, in partnership with the American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA), will hold press a conference to announce its designation as the nation’s first AGZA™ Green Zone City.

The press conference is scheduled for Friday, September 9, at 11 a.m. in Arroyo Park South, 649 Stoney Drive, South Pasadena.

The event will celebrate the momentous accomplishment of having the first City in the country to maintain all municipal parks and medians one hundred percent gas and emissions free.

Residents and visitors will reap the benefits of not having to breathe all of the pollutants spewing from gas-powered lawn equipment. Only battery-electric lawn equipment and hand tools are used for maintenance of municipal parks and parkways.

Local officials will be available to answer media questions following the press conference.

Press packet will be distributed prior to the day of the event. All further inquiries can be made to Sheila Pautsch (626) 403-7362 or

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