Township of Hamilton
United States

Population: 26647
Area of jurisdiction: 292.84 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 20% by 2020 (2008) 20% by 2020 (2007)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2008 ):  11,809 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2007, 2008

Mitigation actions

Green Building Construction Policy
This policy requires all government buildings being newly constructed or reconstructed to meet LEED Silver standards. All community buildings being constructed or reconstructed must be LEED certified. Start year 2009
Sector Buildings
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Initiated Vehicle Anti-Idling Policy
The township's anti-idling policy uses the State of NJ's Statewide anti-idling policy which applies to every resident, visition and business, etc. The towns policy for government operations, is much stricter than the State's anti-idling policy. Start year 2007
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Initiate Green Purchasing Policy
The township put a Green Purchasing Policy in place in 2006. It is a township wide policy and is in effect. This policy remains in effect indefinitely. Start year 2006
Sector Other Emissions
Type Organizational/Governance
Status Completed
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Implement Green Fleet Policy
This policy was initiated in 2008. It involved the requirement that all new vehicle purchases be alternatively powered vehicles, etc. We also made this a requirement in our solid waste removal contract (the contract had to use clean fuel technology vehicles). Our current contractor now uses CNG vehicles instead of diesel. Start year 2007
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions