Hills awarded for climate protection efforts

The City of Rochester Hills was honored for two environmental initiatives during the 2012 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards June 13 in Orlando, Florida. The program sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Walmart. The city received an honorable mention for Mayor Bryan Barnett’s “25 in 2” initiative. Barnett challenged city staff to look for ways to save energy in city buildings, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on the energy used in city buildings by 25 percent in 2 years. The … [Read more...]