Duluth sustainability officer shares accomplishments and goals for next year

Alejandra Palacios
Updated: December 16, 2020 06:42 PM
Created: December 16, 2020 06:36 PM

The City of Duluth's sustainability officer has had a busy year since taking on the new role.

Mindy Granley assembled a team to help her in sustainability research and efforts through projects and partnerships in the community.

She said the city is lacking is a climate action plan but added that they are taking steps and learning from what other communities are doing and recommending.

"The city is really craving this plan for action and in fact residents really haven't waited for the city to plan. Citizen's Climate Action Plan was written by Equilibrium 3 to really outline what citizens can do for climate action," said Granley.

Going into the new year, Granley said the city sustainability advisory team will be coming together to talk about climate action work planning.

She said they plan to also work on sustainable building policy within the city, making it easier to get solar and hosting large solar arrays and integrating electric vehicles into the city fleet too.

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