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Salt Lake City Air Quality Accomplishments, Next Steps and Asks from State

2014 State of the City Address

January 8, 2013  University of Utah  noon

Addendum I

Salt Lake City Air Quality Accomplishments

 

Mayor Ralph Becker 2014 State of the City Address

Mayor Ralph Becker
State of the City Address
January 8, 2014
Rice-Eccles Stadium Tower

 

Good afternoon.

And welcome to the members of the Salt Lake City Council.

I’ve invited you all here for a reason. I specifically chose this location and this room for my annual State of the City address so you could look out the window and contemplate our future – the future state of our great city.

Mayor Begins Work on White House Climate Change Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


Mayor Begins Work on White House Climate Change Task Force

City to Break Ground on Solar Farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 25, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City to Break Ground on Solar Farm
    
SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Ralph Becker, Councilwoman Jill Remington Love and Sustainability Director Vicki Bennett will help launch the City’s new solar farm project at a groundbreaking event on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. at the project site, 1995 W. 500 South.


City Solicits Public Input on Proposed Business/Multi-Family Recycling Ordinance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 19, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City Solicits Public Input on Proposed Business/Multi-Family Recycling Ordinance

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City is currently seeking public input on a proposed ordinance that would require businesses and multi-family/apartment units to subscribe to, administer and promote an internal recycling program.

City and Community Garden Group to Host Open House on New Garden Parcels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 12, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City and Community Garden Group to Host Open House on New Garden Parcels

SALT LAKE CITY – The City’s Division of Sustainability, in partnership with Wasatch Community Gardens, will host a community garden open house on Wednesday Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. on the first floor of the Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 S. State Street.


City to Launch Innovative Web Tool to Track Sustainability Efforts, Engage Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 5, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659

City to Launch Innovative Web Tool to Track Sustainability Efforts, Engage Public

SALT LAKE CITY – A new tool to track Salt Lake City’s progress towards Mayor Ralph Becker’s 2015 Livability Agenda goals will launch on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. at The Leonardo, Third Floor Auditorium, 209 E. 500 South.

City Celebrates Local Food with Special Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 21, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


City Celebrates Local Food with Special Event Series

SALT LAKE CITY – In honor of Food Day 2013, Salt Lake City and its partners are hosting a series of events to highlight the importance of strengthening the local food system, supporting local farmers and increasing access to healthy, affordable food. Food Day is a nationwide celebration of sustainably produced food and a grassroots campaign for better food policies.

Mayor Proposes New Residential Transit Pass Program to Address Air Quality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 4, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659


Mayor Proposes New Residential Transit Pass Program to Address Air Quality    
        
SALT LAKE CITY – On Friday, Oct. 4, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced a fresh solution to help improve air quality – a new type of transit pass that may soon be available to Salt Lake City residents, helping minimize the number of car trips that contribute to poor air conditions.
 

Mayor to Announce Major Air Quality Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 3, 2013
Contact: Art Raymond
801-547-2659

Mayor to Announce Major Air Quality Initiative

SALT LAKE CITY – Mayor Ralph Becker will join Councilman Stan Penfold, Utah Transit Authority General Manager Michael Allegra and air quality advocates to  announce a major new air quality initiative at a media event on Friday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. near the 900 East TRAX station in the Office Max parking lot, 410 S. 900 East.

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