On February 5, 2008, the San Juan County Council adopted a resolution declaring
that, "recognizing the critical nature of global warming and climate change, and
cognizant of the actions being taken by local, state, and federal governments
and other organizations around the globe, pledges to take steps for climate
stabilization, and strongly encourages an Juan County residents and businesses
to reduce their carbon footprints."
here to read full resolution)
The resolution pledged that San Juan County would serve as a model for the
community by taking a number of concrete steps ranging from lowering the fuel
consumption of its fleet of vehicles and switching to compact fluorescent and
LED lighting, where incandescent lighting was used to improving access to walk
paths and bikeways.
The County is now actively engaged in a number of programs to reduce its carbon
footprint and it encourages the businesses and individuals who call San Juan
County home to join in the effort.
The following are web sites which offer some
specific tips which will help us use our energy more efficiently and protect our