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DeKalb plans to improve sustainability

Kristin Maglabe

September 23, 2014

The city is on board with a plan to make streets more accessible to biking and walking after receiving public comments on the matter, said Dan Kenney of the Citizen Environmental Commission.The Citizen Environmental Commission has been drafting a plan to make the city more environmentally friendly, and asked re...

DeKalb commission looks to keep the town clean

Ali Combs

February 10, 2013

Chapter 50 of the city of DeKalb’s municipal code established a Citizen Environmental Commission and with the help of the commission, the city of DeKalb has worked to be more environmentally aware and sustainable in a variety of ways. “We instituted a new ordinance allowing wind power in the communi...

Environmental Commission accepting nominations for P.R.I.D.E. award

Northern Star Staff

November 11, 2012

The Citizen Environmental Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2012 P.R.I.D.E. Award, according to a Citizens Environmental Commission news release. The People Responsible for Improving DeKalb’s Environment (P.R.I.D.E.) Award recognizes local residents, businesses or other entities that...