Environment and Sustainability

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This information resource is provided by the Village of Cooperstown and the Environmental Conservation Committee

Links we can live with:

Statement on Hydrofracking:  The Village of Cooperstown’s Board of Trustees is extremely concerned about the negative environmental, economic and agricultural consequences of hydrofracking on the long-term safety of our water supply… Read More

Energy Wise Otsego Brochure:   http://occainfo.org/documents/10022013EnergyWiseBrochure_000.pdf  Energy Wise Otsego promotes energy conservation through public outreach and education.

TerraCycle Poster:   http://occainfo.org/documents/TerraCycleRaiseMoneyandRecycle.pdf  Unusual common items that are recyclable only through OCCA and TerraCycle

Recycling: Above and Beyond:   http://www.occainfo.org/documents/RecyclingNewsletter_000.pdf  This brochure answers the question, “What should I do with all those things that aren’t recyclable but someone else can use?”.

Climate Smart Communities:   http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/50845.html  Climate Smart Communities is an unprecedented state-local partnership to meet the economic, social and environmental challenges that climate change poses for New York’s local governments.

Local Bicycle Group – Otsego Regional Cycling Advocates – ORCA:   http://www.occainfo.org/ORCA.htm  The mission of ORCA is to promote cycling (and Walking) as an enjoyable, safe, healthy, environmentally friendly activity for people of all ages and abilities.

“After the Storm” Brochure – A Citizen’s Guide to Understanding Stormwater: Brochure about stormwater run-off and how we can all help prevent this from polluting our streams, causing erosion, and affecting our drinking water.