Nov 21, 2020
Green Chico
Play • 44 min

In this episodl we spoke with Cheri Chastain, who Chair of the Chico Climate Action Commission and with  Molly Marcussen associate planner for the City of Chico. They told us about recent proposals/recommendations of the Commission, which include the Chico Bicycle Master Plan, improving ZEV (zero emission vehicle) infrastructure to allow for a 25% shift from combustion vehicles to ZEVs by 2030, working with waste haulers and other stakeholders to meet the goals of SB 1383 and divert 75% of organic waste from the landfill through an expansion of composting services and edible food waste diversion and expanding the tree canopy by 700 trees by 2022 and 4,500 trees by 2030 to sequester carbon, decrease temperatures, save energy, and improve air quality within Chico. Read more about their work  at

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