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Columbia County Environmental Management Council (EMC) is a group that discusses environmental issues that affect the county and makes recommendations to the board of supervisors. It is made up of a representative of each town.

Conservation Advisory Council  (CAC) is a group within a town that does work affecting the environment in a town. An example of a CAC project would be to do a natural resources inventory for the town.

 Climate Change Resolution indicates that the town board has passed a resolution recognizing that climate change is a man made problem and pledging to do what they can to try to combat it.

 Climate Smart Community indicates the town has taken the pledge to be a climate smart community. Climate Smart Communities is a network of New York communities engaged in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving climate resilience.  (

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Ancram Colleen Lutz    
Austerlitz James Murray    
Canaan Robert Connors    
Chatham Cara Humphery    
Claverack Robert Preusser    
Clermont Ralph Arlyck    
Copake Devan Singh    
Gallatin Jamie Cloud    
Germantown Ellen Jouret-Epstein    
Ghent Karen Roberts Mort    
Greenport Carolyn West    
Hillsdale David Lewis    
Hudson Michael O'Hara    
Kinderhook Ed Simonsen    
Livingston Stan Yarian    
New Lebanon Bruce Shenker    
Stockport Daniel Marcus    
Stuyvesant Christian Sweningsen    
Taghkanic Anna Kadish    
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