Wednesday, May 18, 2011

What does Legacy Say about Environmental Quality?

  • Protect high-quality natural areas and sites with rare plants and animals
  • Protect watersheds, wetlands and streams to reduce pollution runoff, soil erosion and flooding
  • Provide clean, high quality water to meet the domestic, economic and recreational needs of the community
  • Promote environmentally-sensitive development which respects natural areas and enhances the quality of our built environment
  • Improve air quality
  • Create a comprehensive and cost-effective solid waste management program that protects public health and the environment, promotes recycling, reduces the amount of solid waste and successfully manages and reclaims landfill sites
  • Enforce science-based and cost-effective environmental regulations
  • Increase community understanding of and sensitivity to the area’s natural systems and related environmental issues

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