Last Chance to Take Our GHG Reduction Survey!

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March 4, 2019

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In this issue:

Last Chance to Take Our Greenhouse Gas Reduction Survey!

Please take this brief survey and share your ideas on the best and most effective ways for Louisville to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and achieve its 80% reduction target. In less than 10 minutes, you can help us establish emission reduction strategies and be part of our city’s pledge to improve our environment.  The last day to take the survey is Friday, March 15.

For more information on Louisville’s effort to reduce GHG emissions, click here.


EPAD Breakfast Panel

Are you are interested in learning how you can use the Energy Project Assessment District (EPAD) Program to pay off private funding for non-residential energy efficiency projects? Join the Office of Sustainability and a select group of panelists on Thursday, March 21 from 8:00 - 9:30am to get your questions answered about the EPAD Program. Panelists will include property owner Tony Holland, Melinda Sunderland with Morgan Pottinger McGarvey, and Grant Simpson with Citizens Union Bank.  A light breakfast of coffee and bagels will be available. 

To RSVP, please email Natalie.Vezina@louisvilleky.gov by Monday, March 18. Spots are limited!

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APCD Clearing the Air Workshop Series

The Air Pollution Control District is offering a free educational series to speak with residents about the air we breathe and how they work to keep it clean. The 90-minute seminars will be held monthly at the Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St. The next workshop will be held on Monday, March 18.  

For more information, click here.

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Tree Giveaways - Important Dates

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Mark your calendars for the following tree giveaways hosted by the Division of Community Forestry:

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Louisville Zoo,1100 Trevilian Way, 9:00am-11:00am

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Jefferson Community & Technical College, 125 W Broadway, 11:00am-1:00pm

For more information about these events, click here.  

*Volunteers needed! The Division is seeking volunteers to help distribute trees at the giveaways. Click here to sign up today!

leed for cities

Louisville is rated as a LEED City for its sustainability achievements. The rating was awarded in November 2018 by U.S. Green Building Council when the STAR Community Rating System was fully integrated into LEED for Cities and Communities certification programs.