Clean Regattas America's Cup World Series in Newport

As the eyes of the sporting world descend on Newport, Rhode Island, during the final stop of the America's Cup World Series (ACWS) (June 23, 2012 - July 1, 2012), a trio of local organizations are working in collaboration to set a new standard for sustainable sporting events. The ACWS Host Committee, led by Sailors for the Sea and the RI Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) in conjunction with the America's Cup Event Authority, will promote environmental stewardship and ocean health by introducing four key initiatives throughout the ACWS Newport as explained.