Download the Greenworks Philadelphia Sustainability Plan

Download the Greenworks Philadelphia Sustainability Plan

Plan Document — PDF

Click on the link above to read the details of the ambitious goals Mayor Nutter has set out to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America.  As PlanPhilly reported earlier in the week, the plan was unveiled on Wednesday with the principles of energy, environment, equity, economy, and engagement. 

City sustainability director Mark Alan Hughes likened the significance of the changes to come as a result of more limited fossil fuel energy to the changes that sprung from the invention of the Model T.  Just like that invention led to the need for more roads and stoplights – and people to build those things – the green economy will lead to innovations and employment in areas that people haven’t even thought of yet.

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