Is Woodstock carbon neutral?

Going green is more complicated than it first appears. Take the town of Woodstock’s efforts to minimize its carbon footprint in an effort to reduce the amount of climate change-inducing carbon dioxide the government spews into the air.

In 2007 the town board adopted a resolution to make the town’s operations carbon-neutral by 2017. Since then, conversion of town facilities to solar or geothermal systems, along with other efforts, have reduced reliance on fossil fuels. New initiatives by the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and the Wilderness . . .


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