The City of Hoboken today provided an update on achieving a number of environmental sustainability goals and other resiliency projects, in celebration of Earth Day.
“Over the past decade, we have made tremendous strides to make our City more resilient and sustainable,” said Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla. "While the numbers speak for themselves, we will continue to invest in these major initiatives that will help protect Hoboken from the effects of climate change and ensure our City's future."
The “2022 Earth Day Report Card,” created by the City’s Department of Environmental Services, provides key data sets depicting the progress the City has made through key initiatives detailed in part by the Hoboken Climate Action Plan, Water Main Replacement Program, and the Rebuild by Design Project, among others.
Some of the progress highlighted in the report card includes:
On Earth Day in 2019, Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla signed an Executive Order adopting Hoboken’s Climate Action Plan, which commits the City to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and net zero energy by 2030.
To see the full report card, click here.