Support a yard refuse system that is efficient, economical and environmentally sound. The city ordinance should be reviewed, and a system should be dated that includes: enforceable regulations; mandatory participation; education of consumers; and continuation of recycling.
The League of Women Voters believes that natural resources should be managed as interrelated parts of life-supporting ecosystems. As citizens of the world we must protect our planet from the physical, economic and public health effects of climate change while also providing pathways to economic prosperity.
1. the premise that land is a finite resource and that land ownership, whether public or private, carries responsibility for stewardship;
2. land use planning and zoning that reflects conservation and wise management of resources;
3. identification and protection of areas of critical concern, including wetlands, shore lands, and unique scenic, historical and cultural sites;
4. acquisition of land for public use;
5. review of environmental, social, and economic impacts of major public and private developments including the Keweenaw National Historical Park, local historic districts, proposed parks and the U.S. 41 corridor; and
6. citizen access to the land use planning process.
Mark your calendars! The Natural Resources Committee will hold its Ninth Annual Climate Change Forum on March 28, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the First United Methodist Church, 500 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena.
Mark your calendars for our monthly League of Women Voters meeting on Climate Change in North Alabama on January 22, 2020 at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Climate Change guest speakers are Azita Amiri and Daniel Tait!