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City Council unanimously passes City’s first Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action

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May 1, 2020

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The Dallas City Council unanimously approved the City’s first Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) on May 27. 

The CECAP was developed with a robust and inclusive community outreach and engagement effort. It included two rounds of formal community meetings,over 180 individual meetings with community groups and the review of over 9,000 unique comments from surveys and other public response mechanisms.  

This plan outlines specific actions the city can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental quality in every zip code within the city. 

The plan’s goals include:

  • Preparing the community for the impacts of climate change
  • Creating a healthier and more prosperous community by addressing climate change
  • Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Encourage residents and businesses to take action 

Download the approved plan and view ninety-seven actions to guide the City’s implementation efforts forward at the newly refreshed dallasclimateaction.com website.

City Council unanimously passes City’s first Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action