Dec 19, President Bush on Wednesday said,"Today we make a major step with the Energy Independence and Security Act. We make a major step toward reducing our dependence on oil, confronting global climate change, expanding the production of renewable fuels and giving future generations of our country a nation that is stronger, cleaner and more secure.".
The City of Gloucester is committed to environmental stewardship through the promotion of clean renewable energy and energy conservation. Sincethe City has undertaken several initiatives to green municipal operations including achieving state Green Communities Designation in and powering all municipal properties through two wind turbines at Blackburn.
The Gloucester Clean Energy Commission was created to promote clean energy options in Gloucester including energy efficiency, conservation, and the development of clean and renewable energy.
The Commission has 7 members, each serving a 2-year term. Complete charter (PDF) Meetings. pm; Generally the fourth Thursday of each month.
Aug 08, Today, President Bush Signed Into Law The First National Energy Plan In More Than A Decade. The President's national energy plan will encourage energy efficiency and conservation, promote alternative and renewable energy sources, reduce our dependence on foreign sources of energy, increase domestic production, modernize the electricity grid, and encourage the expansion of nuclear energy.
The Federal Government Operations Mandate will reduce the energy intensity of Federal Government facilities 30 percent by and increase use of renewable fuel by 20 percent compared to levels, codifying two goals of President Bush’s Executive Order issued in January Additionally, the law requires that all new Federal buildings be carbon-neutral. Clean Harbor Initiative, with the Cape Ann Maritime Partnership. An ’Awesome Gloucester’ Winning Idea!
Commotion for the Ocean Fundraiser on 7/1/ Storm Drain SmART. City Hopes Local Art Will Bring a Cleaner Ocean. Community-Wide Clean Ups. Coverage of the Great Gloucester Clean Up Press for The Great Gloucester Clean Up.