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In Resilient Washtenaw [our County's Climate Action Plan] there seems choice between Climate Mitigation versus Climate Adaptation sets of actions. Let's focus urgency on BOTH, and not primarily on Mitigation... Read more...

I agree with Joet and would like to add and seek support for installation of constructed wetlands with eco machines and floating islands starting in Gallup Park that can serve as nurseries for native species... Read more...

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Establish a gopass program (subsidized bus passes) to Ypsilanti employers

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I suggest reading Apocolyse Never by Michael Shellenberger tto gain an appropriate level of concern about environmental issues

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Restore hydroelectric power generation here at Argo Dam Yes, dams are bad for river ecology, but the recreational amenities here are so popular that this dam isn’t going away any time soon. We’re spending... Read more...

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Restore hydroelectric power generation here at Argo Dam Yes, dams are bad for river ecology, but the recreational amenities here are so popular that this dam isn’t going away any time soon. We’re spending... Read more...

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what about te elephant(s) in the room - poppuation control. Too many people on the planet. Carrying capacity for the species has been exceeded

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Id love to see a big emphasis on more public transit. I can't give up my car entirely, but there are lots of errands/visits with friends/etc I would do by bus if there was more frequency and/or access... Read more...

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My apartment building in Ypsilanti does not offer recycling. We just have a giant dumpster. In order to recycle, people at the unit have to go and pay to recycle at the location on Ellsworth Rd (there... Read more...

I wonder if the Ecology Center is paying any attention to this problem. You might want to bring it to their attention, Steven. They are a great advocate for change in such matters.

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Support the expansion of a healthy, resilient local food system in which small and medium-sized farms can sell their food locally, benefitting both consumer and seller. The buy-protect-sell model proposed... Read more...

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It will be important to complement Carbon Neutrality goals with Climate Adaptation/Mitigation strategies. Some of those strategies will require significant investment in the built environment. Many readers... Read more...

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One thing that is not obvious is that reduced water consumption would be a beneficial goal. While many agencies have invested in reduction of energy consumption with their water infrastructure, drinking... Read more...

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I'd like to see food composting pilots available throughout the county, such as at interested apartments, neighborhood clusters, schools, events, restaurants, etc. There are resources from the Institute... Read more...

Yes! I fully support this initiative. At Chelsea High School, students have constructed a large compost bin system on our school grounds. They remove food waste from the cafeteria and kitchen on a daily... Read more...

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The county should find ways (through taxes, regulations, etc) to curtail the usage of single-use plastics. Compostable bags and utensils are a great alternative.

When Yousef Rabhi was a County Commissioner, he led this charge and County Public Works was drafting an ordinance similar to other communities with $0.05 or $0.10 charges for bags. Unfortunately the state... Read more...

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Do a pilot program of rental bike stations that offer monthly or annual subscriptions especially at apartment complexes so apartment dwellers can utilize bikes rather than cars. Have rental bike hubs at... Read more...

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