Maine city looks to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040
April 21, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — City Councilors in Portland, Maine, want the city to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040.
The energy goal adds the Maine city to a growing list of communities across the country looking to reduce fossil fuel use.
The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2oRC19S ) reports City Councilor Spencer Thibodeau, chairman of the Sustainability and Transportation Committee, will present the goal as a council resolution.
His committee plans to amend the city's 2008 Municipal Climate Action Plan to include ways to reach the 2040 goal. The change will be discussed at the commit...