CGC & EMA Honor Santa Clarita for Sustainable Activities

Congrats are in order to the City of Santa Clarita for achieving “Silver” status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Santa Clarita is one of only four cities (Claremont, Monrovia, and Riverside) to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts.The Silver status was presented by EMA, Southern California Edison (SCE) and Green Seal – founding partners in California Green Communities.

“We created California Green Communities to showcase what cities are doing to improve the quality of life for their residents,” said EMA President Debbie Levin. “Santa Clarita is a leader among southern California cities who are modeling sustainable practices for others.”

California Green Communities is a community-based effort that encourages cities to adopt environmentally sound practices involving energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, renewable and alternative fuels, efficient transportation and other activities.  Cities develop unique action plans to identify projects and activities they will implement to reach Silver, Gold and Platinum status in the program. Continue reading