SAN JOSE (CBS SF/BCN) — Following a unanimous vote at its meeting Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is creating a county commission on sustainability.
The new group, based on a measure introduced by Supervisor Otto Lee, would advise the board on climate change, environmental conservation and sustainability.READ MORE: 'Survivor' Contestant Michelle Yi Describes Frightening Santa Monica Assault
“The devastating impacts of climate change and extreme weather are only getting worse and I want the County of Santa Clara to lead the fight against this existential threat to protect our families,” Lee said.READ MORE: COVID: Oakland Unified Sets January Deadline For Students 12 And Up To Be Fully Vaccinated
County staff will report back at a later meeting with recommendations how best to create the commission, according to a news release from Lee.
More information is available on the county’s website.MORE NEWS: Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 8: Can Kirk Cousins Put Up Points On The Cowboys Defense?
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