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This may be politically incrrect ----but this plan does not lend itself to economic viability . In particuar the fossil fuel strategy must be interwoven with nuclear and other alterntives to produce a... Read more...

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You should be reaching out to school districts, school boards, and young people. We have had multiple student walk-outs on climate issues, and as a civics teacher it is one of the top 5 things students... Read more...

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I apologize if this has been discussed. Has consideration been given to the way in which our present rural development rules favor single homes on 10-acre parcels? This cuts up our open land without creating... Read more...

Seems like this would be hard to implement except in rare cases and gradually over time, but I think it's a great concept. If there's a vision about how to implement it, that would be even better.

Just briefly: it seems important as well to evaluate the pressure of increased population on the environment. The Huron watershed is a fragile and much distressed area; how much demand would be placed... Read more...

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In section 4.03, consider adding wording like the following: “Together with its partners, the county will plan and implement an interconnected system of on-road and off-road non-motorized facilities that... Read more...

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I love the idea of task 8.02 - Develop a county wide compost program. An issue I have seen with Ann Arbor's program is that the city compost is contaminated with plastic and non-organic waste. A few plastic... Read more...

I wholly concur with you on this, Caleb. Glad you made the point. Just what we don't want in our compost used for food and flower gardens, especially the food gardens, is plastic bits. I'm not sure... Read more...

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I am not clear on the distinction between tasks 2.07 and 2.08. Could the final plan include more details on what distinguishes the two of these?

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On page 19, action 2.04, OSI is listed as a community partner. The term was not defined in the list of definitions. Please add.

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Regarding action 2.1, "100% renewable energy options for everyone," consider adding the following: "Municipal electric utilities (munis)--Cities and villages can establish munis to access the wholesale... Read more...

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Regarding action 2.5, "Updating Energy Building Codes" (see also my previous comment on adopting local construction codes), the County should update its brownfield policy to require full electrification,... Read more...

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Regarding the circular economy, I'd like to see movement towards adopting the "Skip the Stuff" campaign (https://upstreamsolutions.org/skip-the-stuff) where restaurants need to ask first before dispensing... Read more...

In response to County Board interest last decade for an ordinance to regulate single-use plastic bags in Washtenaw County, the state legislature past a law pre-empting any local ordinances on such bags... Read more...

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Didn't think to include in my survey comments the idea that there may be GHG reductions available in the lawn maintenance area. Wondering if we know or can estimate the total output (and potential opportunity)... Read more...

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A lot of the discussion in the transportation section ignores the elephant in the room: land use planning. Land use planning and transportation planning go hand in hand. How is this proposed to be addressed... Read more...

I disagree with one part of the wording of 4.05 very strongly. <br><br>As Peter Sanderson suggests, land use planning is what drives traffic, road expansions, and VMTs. The carbon tax needs to be on... Read more...

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Hi. I apologize if this has already been asked and I missed it but are there currently any programs in place to incentivize landlords to install solar panels on their units? I didn't happen to see anything... Read more...

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I'm very pleased that you have a section on the circular economy and I think the composting and recycling pieces are very good. Really making progress on climate issues requires a serious change in consumption,... Read more...

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I signed up for the alerts quite awhile back but have never received an email. Found out about the survey through other outlets. Wondering what generates an alert, etc as I didn't get anything about... Read more...

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