Action on the Environment

Tractor in Burlington's Intervale

Fall Plowing in Burlington's Intervale

As Mayor, Bob:

  • Initiated $39.6 million bond issue for Burlington Electric to fund a dramatic reduction in emissions for the McNeil Woodchip plant and to acquire $10 million in clean, renewable energy sources
  • Supported and pursued Intervale land sale, which protects agriculture and passive recreation in the Intervale forever
  • Worked closely with all stakeholders to help resolve the Intervale Compost facility issues
  • Launched Low Carbon Diet-Kitchen Table Collaborative to encourage greenhouse gas reduction at the household level
  • Initiated rewrite of Burlington’s Climate Action Plan and set aggressive goals set for reduction of Burlington’s greenhouse gas emissions
  • Convened Mayor’s Stormwater Task Force which has worked to develop comprehensive stormwater ordinance and enforcement program to help protect Lake Champlain
  • Pursued BED-based project to establish innovative method of financing energy efficiency improvements and alternative energy projects for homeowners

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