TITLE

Austin Goes Carbon Neutral

AUTHOR(S)
Welch, Creighton
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Government Technology;Oct2012, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the goal of city of Austin in Texas of carbon neutrality by 2020. It discusses the city's power source using renewable energy, implementing energy conservation measures at its government offices and the promotion of hybrid vehicles and alternative fuels such as ethanol (E85) and biodiesel. It describes an incentive program for businesses, the "Austin Green Business Leader," that gives recognition to sustainable practices of a deserving company.
ACCESSION #
82404034

 

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