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Topic - Environment, Energy & Climate Change Archive

Title Issue
Too Much Waste Costing Too Much Money: It’s Time for Product Stewardship

Too Much Waste Costing Too Much Money: It’s Time for Product Stewardship

Despite recycling efforts, waste generation continues to increase.

July 2009
Tips for Your Community: How to Save Lighting Energy

Tips for Your Community: How to Save Lighting Energy

The California Lighting Technology Center at the University of California, Davis, puts the goals of green design and energy-efficient lighting into practice and offers local governments a number of useful resources.

June 2009
Regional Effort Helps Communities Save Money, Energy, Water and the Environment

Regional Effort Helps Communities Save Money, Energy, Water and the Environment

City officials are searching for ways to improve municipal efficiency, conserve resources and stretch the public’s dollars. In Southern California, a regional collaboration has found a way to do just that.

June 2009
Building a Green Economy: The Recycled Market Development Zone Program Provides Help and Resources

Building a Green Economy: The Recycled Market Development Zone Program Provides Help and Resources

The RMDZ program provides affordable loans and technical assistance that can help a manufacturing business through the challenging formative stages of developing new recycled-materials products.

May 2009
What the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Means for Your City

What the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Means for Your City

The federal economic stimulus funding is on a fast track. Here’s what you need to know about what’s available and how to apply.

April 2009
Hard Times: Why We Must Protect Funding for Vital Community Services

Hard Times: Why We Must Protect Funding for Vital Community Services

It’s critically important for city officials to continue reminding our state leaders that without these essential services, that quality of life will decline precipitously.

April 2009

Poway’s Clever Twist on Green, Affordable Housing

March 2009

Infrastructure Financing Challenges of Compact Development

March 2009

Transportation and Land Use Planning Under SB 375

March 2009
Sustainable Communities: An Urban Imperative

Sustainable Communities: An Urban Imperative

The League has set its strategic sights for the second year in a row on “supporting sustainable communities.”

March 2009