Goshen seeks to reach environmental goalsApril 25, 2019
By The Associated Press
GOSHEN — A northern Indiana city is voicing a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, increasing energy efficiency and boosting the use of renewable energy.
The Goshen News reports Goshen City Council voted Tuesday to approve a resolution that seeks to encourage more environmentally conscious actions and build up the city’s resiliency to climate change.
The goals include achieving carbon neutrality by 2035, penning an emissions management plan and increasing the city’s tree canopy to 45% by 2045. The city also will pursue greenhouse gas assessment and storm water management programs, implement a climate action plan and create a city office of sustainability.
The newspaper says the resolution is non-binding.
The resolution was brought to the council by the council’s youth adviser, Felix Perez-Diener, and members of the Goshen High School Youth Caucus.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
A plaque on the east side of the Dubois County Courthouse honors seven Revolutionary War...
Preschool is now more accessible for low-income Indiana families.
Ryan Menke participated in the Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim, the first sanctioned swim across the...
A recent Huntingburg Airport intern created a guidebook for interns and students interested in...
Many are familiar with the motorcycle gang archetype — rugged outlaws prone to violence. In...
Construction Manager Pat Gress has about 500 photos on his phone chronicling the construction of...
Jose Dubon has announced his plan to run on the Republican ticket for the Huntingburg Common...
No sex, no drugs, no race-relations and no politics. When Clint Hall of Huntingburg tells jokes,...