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Mayor vows to reduce Louisville's carbon footprint

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he's committed to reducing the city's carbon footprint.

Louisville's first comprehensive sustainability plan outlines 19 broad goals, including decreasing energy use in city buildings by 2025, and one to increase recycling by 25 percent by 2015.

The plan also calls for planting 10,000 new trees and acquiring 4,000 acres of land for green space and increased bicycle use.

Click here to read the full 41-page proposal.   

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