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How We're Promoting Environmental Stewardship
The following list details initiatives taken to promote sustainability within the county government. Recently, the county has:
  • Set aggressive goals for recycling, solid waste and energy and fuel usage in order to reduce the county government's impact on the environment
  • Reduced energy costs in government buildings by 13 percent
  • Increased the number of alternative-fuel vehicles in the county fleet, including the purchase of three electric cars
  • Secured a federal stimulus grant to pay for several energy efficiency projects, such as replacing the bulbs in 76 traffic signals with LED lights

Related Resources
For more information on the county's sustainable efforts, please visit the Office of Sustainability.