Staff decided to lead by example in city-owned properties. They embarked on an internal audit to determine what actions the city could take to reduce neurotoxic pollution and foster healthy green spaces.
Mayor Larson and sustainability staff set about to identify effective sustainability purchasing policies and identify the biggest levers that the city can have in influencing community purchasing choices.
Revive Flint Community Health Center pulled together a fabulous “pampering session” for expectant moms that was coupled with information about identifying and mitigating potential sources of lead exposure at home.
Ann Arbor will continue to sponsor tree planting events to provide environmental and health benefits (e.g., reduced neurotoxic exposure, green stormwater infrastructure, etc.) in neighborhoods where these benefits are needed most.