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Arlington County Exceeds AIRE 2012 Goal of 10% Emissions Reduction

May 21, 2013 — Arlington County has met and exceeded the 2007 AIRE (Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy) goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from County government operations 10 percent by 2012 from a 2000 base. The County has achieved a reduction of 11.7 percent in its emissions, even as its services and facilities increased, County Manager Barbara Donnellan reported today to the County Board.

Learn more about how we achieved this goal (PDF) and where we are going next.