Thursday, July 12, 2007

Asland, Oregon Going Green

Joining a much larger movement, they've got a vision for Ashland, Oregon. It's about a future without cheap oil, cheap electricity or cheap food — a time when citizens and City Hall will band together for sustainability.

They want to put it into the city goals list for the coming fiscal year and mesh it into city codes now so they can adapt to those times, allowing everyone to have enough heating, housing, food, water, transportation and education as well as a sound local economy.

To that end, a small group of citizens and city officials is hammering out a resolution that will guide all city decision-making, requiring that people ask the question: "Is this action meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future?"

More here.

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