The new federal landscape will require innovative leadership from
city officials and other civic leaders.
Resources and information on a broad range of local government
topics are available in a helpful archive.
A recent symposium brought together state and local leaders to
explore opportunities for accelerating sustainability activities
How quickly can stormwater utilities be rescued from their
financial straitjacket so they can start helping resolve the
state’s chronic water supply problems?
If every home in the state were retrofitted with water-efficient
fixtures, over 300 billion gallons of water could be saved per
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act establishes a new
structure for managing California’s groundwater and gives new
authority to local agencies.
Plastic bag litter and increasingly stringent regulations
signaled it was time to act.
The Business Resource Incentive Program combines economic
development and environmental sustainability.