21 Mar '12, 11am

Mayor mas Awesome: Against all odds, L.A.’s mayor stays green

Mayor mas Awesome: Against all odds, L.A.’s mayor stays green

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is about as green as they come. Since his election in 2005, Villaraigosa has instated a massive climate action plan, slashed air pollution at the Port of Los Angeles, pulled more than 2,000 diesel trucks off the roads, retrofitted more than 64,000 street lights with energy-efficient LEDs, enacted some of the nation’s strictest green building standards, championed the restoration of the L.A. river, created 51 new parks, slashed the city’s water use, increased recycling, and started work on an ambitious mass transit expansion in a city that is famously enamored of the automobile.

Full article: http://grist.org/cities/mayor-mas-awesome-against-all-odd...

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