Mesa County uses stimulus money to go green

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

Some more stimulus dollars are going to work in Mesa County to make the valley a little greener.
County Commissioners approved nine projects in county buildings, helping save on their energy consumption.
The Justice Center will get a better cooling system and the jail will try to reduce the amount of water they use.
Commissioner Janet Rowland says she certainly didn't approve Obama's stimulus plan but she will try to use any of that money she can to improve the county.
Stimulus money will pay about a third of the million dollar price tag.
The changes are expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by two million pounds per year.

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