Antonio Villaraigosa on Environment



Added 669 acres of open space & 1,549 miles of bikeways

To mark his time as mayor, his staff put together a 60-page book, titled "Straight from the Heart of L.A." that details his accomplishments over the past eight years. Among the accomplishments:
Source: Huffington Post on 2014 California Governor race , Jun 23, 2013

Retrofitting buildings helps economy and environment

Mayor Villaraigosa launched the LA Commercial Building Performance Partnership, an innovative, Recovery Act-funded program that will help owners of commercial properties make their buildings more energy efficient. With commercial buildings accounting for 57% of the energy consumption in the City, LA has a large built-in market for these retrofits. LA is leading the way in finding innovative methods to promote environmental stewardship that also benefit our local economy.
Source: City of Los Angeles Mayoral press release #015724 , Oct 14, 2011

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