Natural Resource Management, Environmental Protection and Pollution Control
Increasing the amount of open green space and parks in Lafayette Parish, protecting a unique natural landscape of significant beauty, and increasing the number of sidewalks and bike paths.
Shared responsibility by all levels of government for protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest as interrelated parts of life-supporting ecosystems.
Preservation of physical, chemical and biological integrity of the ecosystem, with maximum protection of public health and the environment.
Promoting measures to reduce air pollution from mobile and stationary sources.
Environmentally sound policies that reduce energy growth rates, emphasize energy conservation and encourage the use of renewable resources
Promoting maximum protection of public health and safety and the environment in consideration of nuclear issues.
Promoting policies to reduce the generation and promote the reuse and recycling of solid and hazardous wastes.
Measures to reduce pollution in order to protect surface water, groundwater and drinking water.
Promoting policies that manage land as a finite resource and that incorporate principles of stewardship.
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