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Arlington Drafts Ambitious Plan for Sustainable Energy Future

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012, Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan presented a groundbreaking draft Community Energy Plan (CEP) to the County Board. If adopted, the CEP would provide a roadmap for transforming the way energy is used, generated and distributed in Arlington through 2050. The CEP’s goals are ambitious; it sets a target reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to 3.0 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per resident per year by 2050, a reduction of approximately 75% from current levels. Read more…