Portsmouth, NH. Portsmouth, New Hampshire Eco-municipality

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Portsmouth, NH Slide 2 Portsmouth, New Hampshire Eco-municipality Slide 3 Master Plan Improving Energy Efficiency Preserving Open Space Reducing Water Consumption Protecting Natural Resources Dark Sky Friendly Lighting Transit-Oriented Development Slide 4 Public Involvement Study Circles Slide 5 Bert Cohen 6/08 Staff Trainings Board Trainings Community Trainings Slide 6 Local Government Citizen Input Grassroots Constituency Portsmouth Listens City of Portsmouth Piscataqua Sustainability Initiative Ecomunicipality Slide 7 2 nd Annual Portsmouth Sustainability Fair Was Held May 9 th from 10am 3pm Portsmouth Middle School Portsmouthsustainabilityfair.org Slide 8 8 Zero Waste (Almost) Slide 9 Figure 1 Summary of Municipal Equivalent CO2 emissions distributed by sector 2006: Total Municipal Contribution 15,269 Tons Slide 10 Percentage of the total community CO2 equivalent emissions that each sector contributes. The waste emissions contribution is not shown because it is less than 1%. 2006: Total Community Contribution 679,840 Tons Slide 11 Tons of CO 2 Slide 12 Slide 13 Slide 14 Slide 15 Slide 16 Slide 17 WWW.NHCarbonChallenge.org Slide 18 PortsmouthKeene Percent of City Employees Taking Challenge41%55% Number of Employees Taking the Challenge182169 Total Carbon Reduction Pledged per City1,200,000 pounds of CO2965,274 pounds of CO2 Carbon Reduction pledged per household6,593pounds of CO25,712 pounds of CO2 Total money saved per City$115,906$93,408 Money saved per household$637$553 Table of Carbon Challenge Statistics Slide 19 Slide 20 Slide 21 Ongoing Sustainability Initiatives Energy Star Audits Biodiesel New Green Buildings (Fire Station, Water Treatment Plant, Middle School) Variable Drive Pumps Parking garage Lighting </p>