Councilman Peláez Applauds Adoption of CAAP and San Antonio’s Move Towards Resiliency

CONTACT: Noah Barshop, 210-355-1273

SAN ANTONIO (October 17, 2019) — District 8 Councilman Manny Peláez released the following statement regarding the passage of the Climate Action and Adaptation ordinance:

"The CAAP is a blueprint for strategies tailored to our city that will mitigate the risks of climate change in our community and help protect the populations who are most vulnerable.

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This blueprint provides a plan to reduce carbon emissions, gear San Antonio to adapt to a changing climate, and bolster our community's resiliency to anticipated warmer summers and winters, more varied and extreme storms, more frequent heat waves, and potential flooding hazards.

I support this ordinance because it is the byproduct of methodical research and analysis from City staff and partners, community input from residents and organizers, and compromise with myriad stakeholders."stats

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