Local Government

March 26, 2013

Cities reduce street lighting to save energy and fight light pollution.

August 6, 2012

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) employees begin moving from their previously leased offices into their new energy-efficient headquarters this month.

July 10, 2012

Miami recently replaced a few traditional diesel garbage collection trucks with hydraulic hybrid models, and as a result, it expects to save nearly $70,000 in fuel annually.

June 12, 2012

With the opening of a new library in October, West Hollywood, Calif., celebrated a milestone in the progress of its 25th Anniversary Capital Project.

January 31, 2012

New York City breaks ground with universal requirement for existing-building commissioning.

January 9, 2012

 America’s foolish love affair with the automobile

December 13, 2011

King County's green building program in Washington, GreenTools, has helped its cities overcome those obstacles through encouraging collaboration across jurisdictions.

July 25, 2011

To encourage the expansion of green communities, cities and counties are offering a wide variety of incentives to developers to support sustainable design and construction.

July 11, 2011

Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest renewable energy provider, received approval on July 7 from the Mason County Planning Commission of the utility's special land use permit application for its first wind park – the 100 MW Lake Winds Energy Park.