The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has challenged software developers to step up to the forefront of innovation and create applications that help communities make informed decisions about the environment and human health. If you are not a developer, you can still participate by submitting ideas for apps, and by passing on this announcement to others you believe may be interested in this exciting effort! Submissions are due September 16, 2011. For more information follow #GreenApps on Twitter or check out the website at, where you can enter the challenge, submit ideas for apps, join the developer mailing list, and find about weekly webinars (Wednesdays 2:00 PM eastern time).