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A Q&A with Buncombe County's New Sustainability Officer

Excerpt from the Mountain Xpress on March 23, 2017 by Dan Hesse

During their March 7 meeting, the Buncombe County Commissioners unanimously voted to create a new staff position: sustainability officer. The new hire would be charged with finding potential energy-efficiency and cost-saving measures across departments while actively seeking community partnerships to foster those goals in other local entities.

Jeremiah LeRoy was appointed to the post and is already busy working with internal and external partners to get sustainability efforts off the ground. Visit Buncombe County's Sustainability Office page to learn more about LeRoy's efforts.

The Mountain Xpress connected with LeRoy via email to get a better understanding of his goals and what the new position will bring to the county.

Read the rest of the article at the Mountain Xpress.