Monroe County forms Climate Change Task Force
September 25, 2019
By Pat Mulvaney
Sparta Herald Editor
After experiencing over a decade of extreme weather events in the region, topped off by three consecutive years of devastating floods, Monroe County has decided to take the issue of climate change head on.
The county formed the Climate Change Task Force (CCTF) to address the numerous effects changing weather patterns are having on the environment and how agriculture methods and poorly planned land development are exacerbating the problem.
The 16-member co...