How Smalltown/Anytown USA is going green. 6 examples.

From Curbed:

The growth of solar and wind power is giving parts of rural America good reasons to turn to renewables

While sustainable design isn’t a panacea for the challenges rural America faces, many places are finding that there is economic value in renewable power and resilient design. The growing presence of solar and wind power in rural communities has created opportunities and income (green power currently employs roughly five times more Americans than the coal industry) and helped municipalities save both money and resources.

These towns and cities, each with fewer than 75,000 residents, demonstrate that at a time when state and federal governments slowly grind through gridlock and partisanship, responsive local leadership can still be decisive.

Read more about these 6 towns and small cities at Curbed
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