Resources and Links
Local Government Action
Town of Somerset, MD
Washington Post: "Lawn care is going electric. And the revolution is here to stay." June 30, 2021
"From conservative Alabama to crunchy California, electric lawn equipment is quietly sweeping the nation."
Washington Post Letter to the Editor: "A simple fix for Montgomery County’s climate promise," April 21, 2021
NYTimes: "The Robots Are Coming…to Mow Your Lawn," April 6, 2021
"Gas-power yard equipment spews noise and pollutants. Newer models, using batteries or electricity, are quieter and greener, and might even manage themselves."
WTOP radio: "Thousands in Montgomery Co. sign petition for ban on gas-powered leaf blowers,"February 3, 2021
WAMU Radio dcist: Following D.C.’s Lead, Montgomery County Residents Petition To Ban Gas Leaf Blowers, February 2, 2021
"How a small group of activists (our correspondent among them) got leaf blowers banned in the nation’s capital' by James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly, April 2019