On August 11, 2009, City Council unanimously approved the Climate and Environment Protection Resolution. The resolution acknowledges the many activities the City had already undertaken at the time of it's approval and paves the way for additional projects and initiatives.
The City of Rochester was a local leader in sustainability initiatives in 2009, having already put in place:
Since then, the City's Green Team has become the Office of Energy and Sustainability (OES), and has completed the Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Climate Action Plan called for in the resolution. Explore our City-wide energy and sustainability efforts on the OES web page.