sustainability

State representatives on the Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee heard from local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power about efforts to provide municipalities with renewable energy options.

The meeting, held at the capitol building, addressed efforts to provide options for those communities interested in investing in renewable energy.

Local representatives and Rocky Mountain Power appealed to the committee to change regulations to allow the agreement to move forward. Park City Regional Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin explains.

Summit County

The Summit County council meets in regular session in Coalville Wednesday. A major part of their agenda will be the annual Sustainability Report.

Deputy County Manager Janna Young said that the county’s Sustainability Director Lisa Yoder, will be on the agenda and will update the council on their Green Goals.

The Park City Council has officially adopted a green policy -- the first of its kind nationwide -- that will apply for all new municipal buildings built from now on. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office recently added two hybrid vehicles to its fleet. Sheriff Justin Martinez says they will use less fuel, which in turn will reduce their carbon footprint and advance the county's strategic plan. Rick Brough has more.