Over 2 million households in California are at high or extreme
risk from wildfires, and cities statewide will have to step up
their efforts in hazard mitigation, emergency planning and
Cities are tackling the need for charging infrastructure to power
electric vehicles. This article highlights pilot programs,
lessons learned and more.
An unusual emergency services agreement yielded significant
benefits when disaster struck.
Local governments’ extended producer responsibility programs
offer policy models for other states.
The coming revolutions in electric, shared and automated vehicles
present many potential scenarios.
Don’t miss ILG sessions and events at the conference. Meet the
staff, browse materials and get answers to your questions.
Students become stewards of the land and water.
Public officials need to act quickly to enact policies and plans.
Concerned residents volunteered to implement a program to
mitigate the drought’s impact.
Many local agencies are developing internal funding sources to
implement energy and climate action activities.
The city’s efforts will save an estimated 450 million gallons of
drinking water per year.
The awards program recognizes local government projects that
reduce waste and costs and promote sustainability.
The app provides immediate access to information about hazardous
materials a railcar is carrying.
A few key principles apply to any smart city efforts, regardless
of size or scope.
An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.
The facility produces excess energy equivalent to approximately
$400,000 annually and offsets energy costs for other city
Adaptation planning helps cities endure current and future
impacts and thrive.
Fort Bragg is California’s first Bee City USA®.
Despite the many innovative efficiency measures now in place
throughout the country, the United States wastes more than half
of all energy produced. Eight California cities are competing for
Woodland strives to promote the importance of expanding its tree
canopy to provide environmental, economic, health and aesthetic
benefits. Because trees help reduce greenhouse gases, the city