Sacramento County Climate Action Plan: Last Chance to Sign Petition! Now’s the time to support the Sacramento County Climate Action Plan (CAP). Contact your County Supervisor and let them know you support the Plan. Make sure who your Supervisor is. If you aren’t sure, click here and then enter your address. Click your Supervisor’s name below: […]
Written by Huck R. Hi, Everyone! This July, 350 Sacramento will be phone banking to reach out to our broad base of supporters. This is an extremely important part of our organization. It keeps our Sacramento community engaged, gives us more insight into the communities we serve so we can do better, and provides funding […]
Ranch Cordova is drafting a City climate action plan (CAP). CAPs allow future development to proceed without GHG-mitigation beyond that specified in the CAP, so can lead to environmental impacts, especially if the CAP’s measures are ineffective (learn more about CAPs). Draft CAPs are subject to State environmental review requirements – potential impacts must be […]
Yesterday the Sacramento City Council adopted the New Building Electrification Ordinance! The Mayor and Councilmembers Valenzuela, Guerra, Harris, Schenirer, Vang, and Jennings voted to adopt the ordinance. This means: Building permit applications filed on or after January 1, 2023, for newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less to be all-electric buildings. Building permit […]
Written by Oscar B. Sacramento County’s draft Climate Action Plan pays only lip service to the County’s strong Climate Emergency Declaration, ignores its direction, and fails to provide other credible measures. The County won’t begin working on the Declaration’s 2030 carbon neutrality goal for at least three years! For specifics see this comparison of the CED and […]
Written by Oscar B. Climate Action Plans (CAPs) are legally enforceable plans detailing how a jurisdiction will meet California’s climate goals. Currently, Sacramento County, Sacramento City, West Sacramento, and Rancho Cordova are developing or updating CAPS. Additionally, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, and Galt have adopted CAPs in the past which should be updated regularly. Local […]
Written by Kate W. **Update: The ordinance was adopted by City Council!** Show your support for the city’s ordinance to the phased-in mandate for all-electric new building construction, the opposition is fierce! On Tuesday 6/1, the Sacramento City Council will vote to adopt the new building electrification ordinance, one of the ‘Year One’ actions outlined […]
At a recent CAP stakeholders meeting, Sac County staff advised us they propose to submit the CAP for adoption as an “EIR-Addendum,” meaning the CAP would circumvent normal CEQA review for technical and legal adequacy. EIR addenda are used for minor changes to projects which were previously analyzed under CEQA, when the changes don’t affect […]
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