Recorder & Times / Ronald Zajac / 03 December 2015
In the area of energy conservation, the city has a ceiling of nearly 11 million kilowatt/hours of electricity used by municipal operations per year, which it has exceeded for the past four years, coming in at nearly 15.5 million in 2014.
Similarly, Brockville has set as a target annual emissions of greenhouse gas of less than 3.9 million, but emitted more than 5.3 million last year.
Other targets are specific achievements yet to be accomplished, including, most notably, the opening of the Aquatarium tourism attraction […]
Transit, however, ranked among the bright spots, with an increase of 7.49 per cent in transit ridership, the result in part of evening service implemented in July 2014.
Ridership for 2014 was 110,466, well above the minimum target of 91,290.
Meanwhile, waste diversion, which measures the proportion of the waste stream that goes into recycling or composting rather than landfill, rose by 0.8 per cent to 45.8 per cent.
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